The Top 10 guys will find out if they earned a spot in the finals on Thursday night, but it was the end of the road for Ethan Harris, Maurice Townsend, Casey Thrasher, Jordan Brisbane and Briston Maroney. Tune in Thursday 8/7c when the finalists are revealed!

Casey Thrasher

As if the 22 hour wait wasn't enough, we picked back up with CJ Harris and Casey Thrasher and endured a long dramatic pause before learning that Casey Thrasher made the Top 30...and so did CJ Harris! Will Alabama produce a third American Idol?

CJ Harris and Casey Thrasher both auditioned for the bus in Alabama and for the judges in Salt Lake City. They're both rocking pinkish shirts, and apparently they're both dads - how come we didn't know that about you, CJ?! These talented country singers were asked to sing head-to-head. CJ went with "Whipping Post" and Casey went with "Don't Ya." The judges asked the men to stand by the elevator, where they were just out of earshot, but within sight. As we sat on the edge of our seats waiting for a verdict, the episode ended! WHAT?!! We have to wait 24 hours?!

"Backstreet Cowboys" is a great group name for the trio of Ben Briley, Dexter Roberts, and Casey Thrasher, who took the stage in red plaid shirts. They know what it takes to win American Idol...a plaid shirt and a guitar! These three don't look like they'd ever sing a Backstreet Boys song, but they took on "I Want It That Way." Their harmonies sounded even better than their solos, making Jennifer wonder if there has ever been a boy band in country music. If these three don't make it on Idol, they should group up! Keith commended them for making it work. All three are going forward. Watch out, Munfarid - Dexter cradled Casey on the way out of the theater!

It wasn't all drama on group night. Ben Briley, Dexter Roberts, and Casey Thrasher got along great and might even get some sleep. Is that allowed on group night?! To top it off, they have one of the best group names: Backstreet Cowboys.

Maurice Townsend and Casey Thrasher are two dads with quite possibly the cutest children on the planet. Maurice went with "Impossible," and Casey sang "He Stopped Loving Her Today" as Keith mouthed the words along with him. Both men made it to group night, as did George Lovett, Tiquila Wilson, Emily Piriz, and Malcolm Allen.

Casey Thrasher

The Top 10 guys will find out if they earned a spot in the finals on Thursday night, but it was the end of the road for Ethan Harris, Maurice Townsend, Casey Thrasher, Jordan Brisbane and Briston Maroney. Tune in Thursday 8/7c when the finalists are revealed!

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