40 million votes were cast to select the Top 10 of the new season of American Idol. Besides the ten selected from 24 hopefuls, three more contestants made it back into the race through wild card entry.
Judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson announced the Top 13 for Season Ten of American Idol on Thursday, March 3 in a nail-biting live two-hour results show.
The 13 finalists celebrated making the cut with a party at the Grove in Los Angeles.
Start the slideshow to see the Top 13 contestants joined by the judges as they entered the party in style: