And the Final 17 Are...

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A day after announcing the first seven semifinalists on season nine, American Idol revealed 17 more last night.

Viewers now know the 24 contestants that will perform live, starting next week in Hollywood, and vie for their votes over the next three months.

The final 17 hopefuls announced this week are:

  • Janell Wheeler
  • Tyler Grady
  • Lacey Brown
  • Ashley Rodriguez
  • Alex Lambert
  • Joe Muñoz
  • Michelle Delamor (pictured)
Michelle Delamor
  • Tim Urban
  • Crystal Bowersox
  • Katie Stevens
  • Paige Miles
  • Siobhan Magnus
  • Jermaine Sellers
  • John Park
  • Lilly Scott
  • Andrew Garcia

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