The American Idol top 24 is in!

On Wednesday night, 12 males and 12 females were chosen as the next batch of hopefuls going to the next round.

It wasn't surprising as to who made it, but the loss of contestants John Wayne Schulz and Colton Dixon were disappointing for some.

The top 24 (including the five from Wednesday): Ashthon Jones, Brett  Loewenstern, Casey Abrams, Clint Jun Gamboa, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, Jordan Dorsey, Jovany Barreto, Julie Zorrilla, Karen Rodriguez, Kendra Chantelle, Lauren Alaina, Lauren Turner, Naima Adedapo, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Rachel Zevita, Robbie Rosen, Scotty McCreery, Stefano Langone, Tatynisa Wilson, Thia Megia, Tim Halperin

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