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And the Top 8 AMERICAN IDOL Finalists Are...

Tonight on AMERICAN IDOL, the Top Eight finalists were announced, including MacKenzie Bourg, Trent Harmon, Lee Jean, Tristan McIntosh, Dalton Rapattoni, La'Porsha Renae, Sonika Vaid and Avalon Young.

Ryan Seacrest revealed that Gianna Isabella, Olivia Rox and Avalon Young were the three finalists who received the fewest votes.

Judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr and Keith Urban determined that Young would be saved, leaving Isabella and Rox to be eliminated.

Next week, Thursday, March 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed), two more finalists will be eliminated and the Top Six will sing the AMERICAN IDOL Songbook, featuring the most-performed songs from past seasons of AMERICAN IDOL.

Viewers at home have five ways to vote for their favorite singer, including the SuperVote Online at; SuperVote on the FOX NOW App; Google Search Voting; Text Vote (SMS); and Toll-free Voting. All voting rules and frequently asked questions are available on

Below are the Top Eight finalists on AMERICAN IDOL:

MacKenzie Bourg

Age: 23

Hometown: Lafayette, LA

Trent Harmon

Age: 24

Hometown: Amory, MS

Lee Jean

Age: 15

Hometown: Bluffton, SC

Tristan McIntosh

Age: 15

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Dalton Rapattoni

Age: 19

Hometown: Dallas, TX

La'Porsha Renae

Age: 22

Hometown: McComb, MS

Sonika Vaid

Age: 20

Hometown: Martha's Vineyard, MA

Avalon Young

Age: 21

Hometown: San Diego, CA

AMERICAN IDOL is produced by FremantleMedia NORTH AMERICA and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group. The series was created by Simon Fuller.

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