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It's Down to 16 – Who Do You Think Will Be the Next 'American Idol'?

Name: Antonella Barba
Age: 20
Residence: Point Pleasant, NJ
Occupation: Architecture student at Catholic University in Washington, DC

Name: Blake Lewis
Age: 25
Residence: Bothell, WA
Random Fact: Began “beat boxing” during senior year of high school

Name: Brandon Rogers
Age: 29
Residence: Southern California native
Occupation: Voice coach, wedding singer, background singer; his mother is a published songwriter

Name: Chris Richardson
Age: 22
Residence: Chesapeake, VA
Occupation: restaurant supervisor

Name: Chris Sligh
Age: 28
Residence: Greenville, SC
Occupation: Travels, performs with a band

Name: Gina Glocksen
Age: 22
Residence: Naperville, IL
Occupation: Dental assistant; Gina made it to Day 4 of the Hollywood Round during season 5

Name: Haley Scarnato
Age: 24
Residence: San Antonio, TX
Occupation: Freelance Singer

Name: Jared Cotter
Age: 25
Residence: West Orange, NJ
Random Fact: Five Towns College, Long Island graduate with a degree in business management

Name: Jordin Sparks
Age: 17
Residence: Glendale, AZ

Occupation: High school student

Name: Lakisha Jones
Age: 27
Residence: Flint, MI
Random Fact: Formally trained in classical music

Name: Melinda Doolittle
Age: 29
Residence: Brentwood, TN
Occupation: Backup singer on stage and in the studio

Name: Phil Stacey
Age: 29
Residence: Cincinnati, OH
Occupation: Singer in the Navy, father to 2 children

Name: Sabrina Sloan
Age: 27
Residence: Studio City, CA
Random Fact: Graduated from Northwestern University, and performed nationally with touring production of “Hairspray”

Name: Sanjay Malakar
Age: 17
Residence: Federal Way, WA
Occupation: High school student

Name: Stephanie Edwards
Age: 19
Residence: Savannah, GA
Random Fact: Has won every singing contest she’s ever entered

Name: Sundance Head
Age: 28
Residence: Porter, TX
Random Fact: Is the son Roy Head, who had a No. 1 song in 1965 titled “Treat Her Right”

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