From thousands to 16, the contestants of "" this week are finally wilted down to 12. America has voted and Katelyn Epperly was the first to walk away from the Top 16. This means Paige Miles who was pitted against her is through to the next round. Katelyn performed for the last time before running crying to the other contestants. Earlier in the show, Didi Benami and Siobhan Magnus have secured their Top 12 spots.
Then called a bunch of the guys, Casey James, Tim Urban, Todrick Hall and Lee Dewyze. The first two advanced to the next round, much to Tim's surprise. Judge said that Lee deserves a spot in the Top 12 and indeed he got it. Todrick was sent packing. Like Katelyn, he reprised this week's performance.