American Idol Spoilers: Rumored Top 36 Contestants

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American Idol held its latest round of auditions in Salt Lake City last night.

While a few contestants made names for themselves and advanced to Hollywood, they aren't the lead Idol story this morning.

Instead, we're focused on a report - courtesy of blogger "JoesPlace" - that lists the following singers as being included in season eight's round of 36:

  • Adam Lambert: Pictured below, auditioned in San Francisco. Has an extensive background in theater, having just appeared in a production of Wicked. Sang "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen for his initial try out.
Adam Lambert Picture
  • Felicia Barton: Only shown briefly during Louisville auditions. Her music videos and pics have been taken down from MySpace, typically a sign of having advanced. From Virginia Beach.
  • Lil Rounds: Auditioned in St. Louis. Lost her home in a tornado. Blew judges away with her rendition of “All I Do” by Stevie Wonder. Compared to Mary J. Blige.
  • Kendall Beard: Nashville-based singer/songwriter. Rumored to first audition tonight. Graduated from University of Texas at Austin with a B.A in Communication Studies.

We're gonna add a name to this list ourselves:

  • Taylor Vaifanua: Received unanimous approval for Hollywood following her audition last night. Her official website and all photos on MySpace have been removed.

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