As American Idol travels the country, airing the best and worst over the first few weeks of season 10, hundreds of contestants have received golden tickets to Hollywood.
Of this select group, 40 will be chosen for the semifinal round, before the competition is whittled down once more and finalists perform on pressure-packed live episodes. So, who has advanced to the top 40?
According to a new report, two hopefuls from last night's Austin auditions: Casey Abrams and John Wayne Schulz. We've posted the former's cover of a Ray Charles classic below, followed by the alleged list of semifinalists...Alex Ryan
Clint Jun Gamboa
John Wayne Schulz
Kendra Chantelle Campbell
Lauren Alaina Suddeth