'American Idol' Season 17: Meet the Top 20 (PHOTOS)

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AI TOP 20
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ALEJANDRO ARANDA
ABC/Kelsey McNeal

Alejandro Aranda

Age: 24

From: Pomona, California

Occupation: Dishwasher

EVELYN CORMIER
ABC/Eric McCandless

Evelyn Cormier

Age: 19

From: Claremont, New Hampshire

Occupation: Teacher

WALKER BURROUGHS
ABC/Eric McCandless

Walker Burroughs

Age: 20

From: Birmingham, Alabama

Occupation: College Student/Resident Assistant

ALYSSA RAGHU
ABC/Kelsey McNeal

Alyssa Raghu

Age: 16

From: Orlando, Florida

Occupation: High School Student

EDDIE ISLAND
ABC/Eric McCandless

Eddie Island

Age: 25

From: Nashville, Tennessee

Occupation: Rideshare Driver/ Unofficial Nashville Mayor

MADISON VANDENBURG
ABC/Nicole Rivelli

Madison VanDenburg

Age: 17

From: Cohoes, New York

Occupation: High School Student

SHAWN ROBINSON
ABC/Eric McCandless

Shawn Robinson

Age: 22

From: Atlanta, Georgia

Occupation: Hardware Store Associate

KATE BARNETTE
ABC/Eric McCandless

Kate Barnette

Age: 23

From: Kennesaw, Georgia

Occupation: Nanny

WADE COTA
ABC/Eric McCandless

Wade Cota

Age: 27

From: Phoenix, Arizona

Occupation: Musician

BUMBLY
ABC/Eric McCandless

Bumbly

Age: 27

From: New York, New York

Occupation: Subway Singer

JEREMIAH LLOYD HARMON
ABC/Eric McCandless

Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon

Age: 26

From: Catonsville, Maryland

Occupation: Music Teacher

RILEY THOMPSON
ABC/Eric McCandless

Riley Thompson

Age: 16

From: Mabank, Texas

Occupation: High School Student

DIMITRIUS GRAHAM
ABC/Eric McCandless

Dimitrius Graham

Age: 27

From: Baltimore, Maryland

Occupation: Retail Associate

LAINE HARDY
ABC/Eric McCandless

Laine Hardy

Age: 18

From: Livingston, Louisiana

Occupation: Musician

RAQUEL TRINIDAD
ABC/Eric McCandless

Raquel Trinidad

Age: 20

From: Tampa, Florida

Occupation: Server

UCHE
ABC/Eric McCandless

Uche

Age: 24

From: Sugar Land, Texas

Occupation: Wedding Singer

LOGAN JOHNSON
ABC/Eric McCandless

Logan Johnson

Age: 20

From: Boise, Idaho

Occupation: Golf Shop Attendant

RYAN HAMMOND
ABC/Eric McCandless

Ryan Hammond

Age: 25

From: Modesto, California

Occupation: Medication Technician

ASHLEY HESS
ABC/Nicole Rivelli

Ashley Hess

Age: 27

From: Fremont, California

Occupation: PR

LACI KAYE BOOTH
ABC/Eric McCandless

Laci Kaye Booth

Age: 23

From:Livingston, Texas

Occupation: College Student

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American Idol whittled down its Top 40 contestants to its Top 20 during Sunday night's broadcast from Hawaii.

Between early fan favorites and lesser-seen contestants, there were plenty of surprises and some not-so-shocking moments when it came to the final pick. Whether you prefer country, or if pop is more your thing, these Idol hopefuls are sure to pique viewers' interests.

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Over the show's 16 seasons, the auditions never failed to wow.

Above, we've gathered the Top 20 in a gallery, so click through and let us know what you think about the judges' picks. Did Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie keep your faves? Sound off in the comments below, and don't miss American Idol on ABC.

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