Tonight, the last 12 semifinalists take the stage beginning at 8 p.m.
The pack includes some serious producer favorites, as well as many singers already destined to disappear into obscurity.
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Here are their brief bios, with video links:
Alex Wagner-Trugman: Tonight's token nerdy guy with a (slightly) good voice. VIDEO
Arianna Afsar: A 16-year-old pageant girl who started a program for senior citizens in her hometown. VIDEO
Felicia Barton: The replacement for disqualified contestant Joanna Pacitti. We know little about her, but she could advance on the pity vote. VIDEO
Jorge Nunez: One of the few memorable Puerto Rican auditioners. VIDEO
Ju'Not Joyner: A guy who might finally have a shot after auditioning multiple times for AI. VIDEO
Kendall Beard: A Texas country singer. VIDEO
Kristen McNamara: A former "Nashville Star" contender who has already divided the AI judges. VIDEO
Lil Rounds: A soulful belter who is recovering with her husband and children after a tornado destroyed their belongings. VIDEO
Nathaniel Marshall: Perhaps the most dramatic contestant of the season. Yes, this headband-flaunting, bright-pants wearing guy is above Tatiana. VIDEO
Scott MacIntyre: A blind singer and piano player. VIDEO
Taylor Vaifanua: A 16-year-old singer who seems like Jordin Sparks, version 2.0. VIDEO
Von Smith: A YouTube sensation with a serious tendency to oversing. VIDEO