After an amazing set of live performances from the semi-finalists on Tuesday and Wednesday, American Idol has downsized its top 25 into a top 13. Twelve contestants were sent home during Thursday’s episode, based on viewers’ votes and the judges’ wild card picks. So who made it through?

Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Hollie Cavanaugh..

Joshua Ledet,  Heejun Han, Shannon Magrane, Skylar Laine, Elise Testone, Colton Dixon, Jermaine Jones, Jeremy Rosado, Erika Van Pelt, and Deandre Brackensick.

There are now 7 males and 6 females remaining in the competition. Next week, the men will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder while the women will honor the late Whitney Houston. Are you happy with the final contestants? Like us on Facebook by clicking here. Follow us on Twitter by clicking here.