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'American Idol' Season 20 Top 14: Who Did the Judges Save and Who Went Home?

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Apr. 19 2022, Updated 11:16 a.m. ET

You don't really make it on American Idol until you perform for a live audience, who will then vote for their favorite singers week after week. On April 18, 2022, the best 14 singers of Season 20 were revealed. So, who are the American Idol top 14 in 2022? Keep reading below to find out.

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Who are the top 14 for Season 20 of 'American Idol'?

Ryan Seacrest began the results episode by dividing contestants into the top 10 and the bottom 10. After that, judges voted to save four singers from the bottom 10 to continue to the top 14. The rest were eliminated from Season 20.

Those who made it to the top 14 include:

1. Ava Maybee

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Ava was the first contestant who was revealed to be in the top 10 — meaning she was automatically safe from elimination this round. She performed Lizzos "Cuz I Love You" with zero pressure.

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2. Christian Guardino

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The second person who was automatically safe and ini the top 14 was Christian Guardino. He proceeded to sing Radiohead’s “Creep.”

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3. Allegra Miles

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Allegra wasn't voted into the top 10 and was instead sent to the Danger Zone. After performing an original song titled "Tainted," she was among the contestants who were saved by the judges.

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4. Lady K

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As it turns out, Lady K was immediately safe and in the op 14. She went on to sing "Bust Your Windows" without the fear of elimination.

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5. Huntergirl

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Huntergirl celebrated getting voted into the top 10 — and therefore moving on into the top 14 — with a performance of "Vice" by Miranda Lambert.

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6. Dan Marshall

Dan Marshall
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America sent Dan Marshall through to the top 14. He celebrated the win by singing Lionel Ritchie's "Stuck on You."

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7. Leah Marlene

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Leah Marlene was sent to safety by voters, effectively securing a spot in the top 14. After learning of her fate, she sang "Wisher to the Well," the original song she performed for judges during her original audition.

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8. Nicolina

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Nicolina sang Sara Bareilles’ “She Used to Be Mine” from the Broadway musical Waitress, after learning that she had made it into the top 14.

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9. Jay

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Initially, Jay was sorted into the bottom 10. He performed Imagine Dragons’ “Believer" and ultimately, the judges decided to save him from elimination.

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10. Noah Thompson

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Noah Thompson sang Morgan Wallen’s “Cover Me Up" after learning he had secured a spot in the top 14 for Season 20.

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11. Emersyn Flora

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Emersyn Flora was voted by America into the top 10, meaning she automatically moved on to the top 14. She sang Adele's "Love in the Dark" in celebration.

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12. Mike Parker

Mike Parker
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After getting put into the Danger Zone, Mike Parker was saved by the judges and advanced to the top 14. He sang "Bed on Fire" by Teddy Swims.

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13. Tristen Gressett

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Tristen was among the four contestants who were saved by the judges in order to make it to the top 14. He sang Lenny Kravitz’s “Are You Gonna Go My Way.”

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14. Fritz Hager

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Finally, Fritz Hager was the last contestant to make it to the top 14. He celebrated with a performance of Harry Styles’ “Golden."

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Who was eliminated on April 18?

Those were were eliminated were:

  • Cameron Whitcomb, who sang “If It Hadn’t Been For Love" by The SteelDrivers
  • Katyrah Love, who sang Chaka Khan’s “Through the Fire”
  • Cadence Baker, who sang Whitney Houston’s “I’m Your Baby Tonight”
  • Sage, who sang Allen Stone’s “Brown Eyed Lover"
  • Jacob Moran, who sang Katy Perry’s “Rise"
  • Elli Rowe, who sang Kodaline’s “All I Want."
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