The finalists are (from top left) Angie Miller, Kree Harrison, Janelle Arthur, Devin Velez, Amber Holcomb, Burnell Taylor, Candice Glover, (from bottom left) Curtis Finch Jr., Lazaro Arbos, and Paul Jolley.
Paul Jolley made his way into the competition during the Baton Rouge auditions. The 22-year-old hails from Palmersville, Tenn.
St. Louis native Curtis Finch Jr., 24, landed in the top 10 after getting his "Idol" start at the Chicago auditions.
Burnell Taylor, 19, was first spotted in the Baton Rouge auditions. The finalist calls New Orleans home.
Finalist Devin Velez, 18, was discovered in his hometown of Chicago.
Lazaro Arbos, of Naples, Fla. caught the attention of judges at the Chicago auditions. The 21-year-old is now a finalist.
Amber Holcomb made her way into the competition during the Baton Rouge auditions. The 18-year-old hails from Houston.
Judges first discovered Angie Miller during the New York auditions. The 18-year-old is from Beverly, Mass.
Candice Glover, 23, comes from St. Helena Island in South Carolina. The finalist found her way to "Idol" at the Charlotte, N.C. auditions.
Finalist Janelle Arthur joined "Idol" after auditioning in Charlotte, N.C.. The 23-year-old contestant is from Oliver Springs, Tenn.
Nashville's Kree Harrison, 22, was discovered during Oklahoma City auditions.