'American Idol' Season 11 Semifinals

Auditions have concluded for the 11th season of "American Idol," and the judges’ picks for the Top 24 semifinalists are: Males - Adam Brock, Creighton Fraker, Aaron Marcellus, Eben Franckewitz, Heejun Han, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, DeAndre Brackensick, Reed Grimm, Colton Dixon, Jeremy Rosado, Chase Likens; Females - Baylie Brown, Chelsea Sorrell, Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Haley Johnsen, Hollie Cavanaugh, Hallie Day, Jen Hirsch, Jessica Sanchez, Shannon Magrane, Skylar Laine, Brielle Von Hugel. Also in a dramatic twist, it was announced that one of these four contestants – Jermaine Jones, Johnny Keyser, Richie Law and David Leathers – will get a second chance.

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