For the next two weeks, American Idol 8 will narrow the group of contestants the judges sent to Hollywood down to the show’s first-ever top 36. But because the Hollywood round already taped, and because the series has a difficult time keeping its secrets, those identities of those semi-finalists have been published online.
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