The second round involved group performances, and a number of contestants became ill and collapsed in the auditorium.
98 contestants moved on to the third and final round, which were solo performances accompanied by a band or instrument.
The season set a record when 132 million votes were gathered for the finale.
On May 23, 2012, Phillip Phillips became the winner of the eleventh season of American Idol, beating Jessica Sanchez, the first female recipient of the judges' save.
Twelve guys and twelve girls were initially announced as the semi-finalists; however, the judges announced plans to add a thirteenth male semi-finalist between Jermaine Jones, Richie Law, Johnny Keyser and David Leathers Jr.
The following week, after the male performances, Jermaine Jones was revealed to be the thirteenth performer. Below are the two semi-final groups (males and females) with contestants listed in their performance order.
However, the audition episode was not shown, the first time that a scheduled audition that had taken place was not shown.
Contestants known to have auditioned in New Jersey were listed as having auditioned elsewhere on the official American Idol website, for example Alex Wong who auditioned in New Jersey has San Diego listed as his audition city on the official website.
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