The last 12 semifinalists perform on tonight's episode of "American Idol," which airs 8 p.m. on Fox.
Among the group's most talked-about singers:
*Lil Rounds, the soulful belter who is recovering with her family after a tornado destroyed their belongings
*Blind piano player Scott MacIntyre
*Overly expressive Nathaniel Marshall, who's already earned the title of the most dramatic contestant of the season
*Von Smith, a YouTube sensation who has divided fans and judges with his tendency to over-sing.
Alex Wagner-Trugman: Tonight's token nerdy guy with a (slightly) good voice.
Arianna Afsar: A 16-year-old pageant girl who started a program for senior citizens in her hometown.
Felicia Barton: The replacement for disqualified contestant Joanna Pacitti. We know little about her, but she could advance on the pity vote.
Jorge Nunez: One of the few memorable Puerto Rican auditioners.
Ju'Not Joyner: A guy who might finally have a shot after auditioning multiple times for AI.
Kendall Beard: A Texas country singer.
Kristen McNamara: A former "Nashville Star" contender who has already divided the AI judges.
Lil Rounds: A soulful belter who is recovering with her husband and children after a tornado destroyed their belongings.
Nathaniel Marshall: Perhaps the most dramatic contestant of the season. Yes, this headband-flaunting, bright-pants wearing guy is above Tatiana.
Scott MacIntyre: A blind singer and piano player.
Taylor Vaifanua: A 16-year-old singer who seems like Jordin Sparks, version 2.0.
Von Smith: A YouTube sensation with a serious tendency to oversing.