The top 24 contestants on “American Idol” season nine were revealedÂ on Wednesday night, rounding out the Hollywood auditions.Â
There was one last-minute change, however, as contestant Chris Golightly was replaced by Tim Urban in a dance sequence featuring the finalists.Â Golightly was reportedly disqualified overÂ a previous boy-band contract.
“It has been determined that Chris Golightly is ineligible to continue in the competition,”Â according toÂ a statement from Fox. ” ‘American Idol’ contestant Tim Urban has replaced Golightly as part of the Top 24.”
Here is a list of the top 24 finalists on “American Idol” season nine:
“American Idol” airs on Fox with host Ryan Seacrest, and judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi, and the newest addition, Ellen DeGeneres.