American Idol Season 9 Spoilers: More Cuts Plus the Top 50!

The Hollywood Rounds are happening now in Los Angeles. Spoilers have been trickling all week, and I’ve got a few more names to add to the list of contestants rumored to be cut from the competition.

Information from the Idol Forums spoiler thread and Joe’s Place blog.

Update: The Top 50 is beginning to leak (but remember, these are rumors)

If you want to be spoiled, click on the jump…

TOP 50

Benjamin “Ben” Honeycutt
Hometown: Ringgold, GA

Brittany Starr James
This tip came from a never before used source, but it sounds accurate.
Age: 24
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

UPDATE: More cuts

Brittany Stone
Daniel “Dan” Murillo – generated some chatter in the previews
Paige DeChausse
Sarah Rucker

NEW Cuts:

Alex Nestor
Antonio “Skiibowski” Wheeler (disqualified)
Austin Simmons
Bryce LarsenSeason 9 Preview
Erica Rhoades
Maddy Curtis – per her mom’s blog, dated 1/13: “Maddy and I are on our way back from Hollywood today. Because of the confidentiality agreement, I cannot say anything about what has not yet been broadcast on the show.” – Season 9 Preview HERE. She auditioned in Boston HERE.
Rose Flack – Hollywood S8 contestant who was cut after lots of drama with fellow contestants.

Previous Cuts

Michael Castro (Jason Castro’s Brother)
Holly Hardin (Guitar Girl, Atlanta Auditioner)
Katie Bernard (Season 6 Hollywood Round)
Leah Laurenti (Boston Auditioner)
Brandi Holmes
Jason Diaz (Season 9 Preview)
Jim Ranger
Kasi Bedford
Luke Edgemon (Season 9 Preview)
Meagan Wright
Melissa Bitanga
Stephanie Daulong (Season 9 Preview)

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