Ryan Seacrest told viewers, prior to the most recent set of American Idol auditions, that well over 100,000 singers tried out for season eight of the show.
On last night's episode, the series was down to 75; tonight, it will announce its final 36.
We'd be shocked if the contestants featured in this recap of round three in Hollywood did not make the cut. Read all about them out now!
On the latest airing of American Idol, it was the Prerogative of Anoop Desai to rock out to a Bobby Brown classic.