American Idol 12 Spoilers: The Top 40 Are Chosen (Full List TOP 20 BOYS) *UPDATED*

Here’s today’s Hollywood Week update!

The girls were cut down to 24 and then last night, 4 more were cut to the 20 who will compete in Las Vegas after the New Year.

Of the 28 guys who advanced on Thursday, 8 were cut yesterday. FOUR of the boy contestants had to perform in a sing off that included Adam Sanders and David Leathers.

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An incomplete list of the Top 28 boys, including 5 who were cut on Monday.

27 of the Top 28 BOYS

Adam Sanders  CUT
Bryant Tadeo [AI11 HW]
Cortez Shaw [AI11 SFYL/GM]
David Leathers, Jr. [AI11 SFYL/GM] CUT
David Oliver Willis
Devon Blake Jones [AI11 LVR] CUT
Elijah Liu [AI11 HW]
Gurpreet Singh (Goes by GPS)
Johnny Keyser [AI11 LVR]
Josh Holiday
Kenny Harrison CUT
Mathenee Treco [AI11 LVR]
Nick Boddington [AI11 LVR]
Vincent Powell [AI11 HW]
Paul Jolley
Tony Foster, Jr. [AI6 GM] CUT
John Jada
Lazaro Arbos
Chris Watson [AI7 HW]
Curtis “C.J.” Finch, Jr. [AI11 LVR]
Devin Velez
Kevin Harris
Jimmy Smith
Will White CUT
Marvin Calderon CUT
Peter (young kid) CUT

I’m missing 3 names and hope to get the rest of the list later.

Check out Idol Pad for a partial list of the Top 20 girls.

There are rumblings that contestants MAY be brought back at some point, but there is no confirmation at this point.

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