"American Idol 2016" semi-finals 2 will kick off in a couple of days. The remaining 12 contestants will take the stage on Wednesday with the hope of advancing to the next round of the competition.
The top 24 semi-finalists will be trimmed to just 14 in the semi-final rounds. Last week saw La'Porsha Renae, Sonika Vaid, Avalon Young, Gianna Isabella, Thomas Stringfellow, Mackenzie Bourg and Jeneve Rose Mitchell qualifying to the next round, while five contestants -- Stephany Negrete, Jenna Renae, James VIII, Emily Brooke and Jordan Sasser – were sent home.
This week, the remaining 12 finalists will take on each other for seven seats. They will perform a solo each on Wednesday and a duet with former American Idol contestants, Haley Reinhart, Chris Daughtry, Jordin Sparks, Kellie Pickler, Constantine Maroulis and David Cook on Thursday. Judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr will choose seven singers from the lot for the next round and send the rest home.
Here is list of contestants' song choices and duet partners according to reports:
Jenn Blosil - "Sorry" (solo) and "Bennie and the Jets" (duet with Haley Reinhart)
Amelia Eisenhauer - "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" (solo) and "Can't Help Falling In Love" (duet with Haley Reinhart)
Trent Harmon - "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" (solo) and "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered" (duet with Kellie Pickler)
Lee Jean - "Boyfriend" (solo) and "Innuendo" (duet with Chris Daughtry)
C.J. Johnson - "Sure Be Cool If You Did"/"Locked Away" (solo) and "Dare You To Move" (duet with David Cook)
Adam Lasher "Shut Up and Dance" (solo) and "I (Who Have Nothing)" (duet with Jordin Sparks)
Tristan McIntosh - "Let It Be" (solo) "Waiting For Superman" (duet with Chris Daughtry)
Dalton Rappatoni - "Rebel Yell" (solo) and "Kiss From a Rose" (duet with Constantine Maroulis)
Olivia Rox - "Ordinary People" (solo) and "No Air" (duet with Jordin Sparks)
Manny Torres - "Have You Ever Seen The Rain" (solo) and "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" (duet with Constantine Maroulis)
Kory Wheeler - "Party Rock Anthem" (solo) and "Innocent" (duet with David Cook)
Shelbie Z - "Make It Rain" (solo) and "100 Proof" (duet with Kellie Pickler)
"American Idol 2016" semi-finals 2 will be premiered on Wednesday and Thursday on FOX at 8/7c PM.