CJ, Jena, Spencer, Bria and Kristen were all vying for a spot, but the judges could only pick three. The judges only had moments to announce their decisions and quickly settled on Jena Irene, Kristen O'Connor and CJ Harris. In an instant Spencer Lloyd's and Bria Anai's dreams were dashed.

Jasper, AL native, CJ Harris was the first contestant asked to perform for a wildcard spot. CJ reprised his Hollywood Week solo performance of Sam Cooke's “Bring It On Home To Me,” but CJ failed to bring it home. “That wasn't your best performance, “ said Harry.

Would Bria Anai give the judges something more to be excited about? Our next wildcard hopeful performed James Brown's "It's A Man's Man's Man's World" promising to give the audience a real "show." While Bria's performance was passionate, Harry pointed out that she was "all over the place."

Kristen O'Connor was the final contestant to perform, chosen because the judges felt that she had “something special.” Kristen's performance of “Unconditionally” by Katy Perry wasn't her best showing, but Keith thought her performance was still “really good.”

Keith Urban announced 17-year-old Jena Irene as the next contestant with the opportunity to earn a wildcard spot. Jena performed her original song, “Unbreakable Me” alone at the piano with no other accompaniment. Keith was thrilled with her effort and praised her “raw” and "vulnerable” performance.

Your Season XIII Top 13: Malaya Watson, Ben Briley, Emily Piriz, Alex Preston, Jessica Meuse, Dexter Roberts, Caleb Johnson, Majesty Rose, MK Nobilette, Sam Woolf, CJ Harris, Jena Irene and Kristen O'Connor! Tune in Wednesday 8/7c to see the finalists face off live!

"The next person to sing for their life, not to make it dramatic or anything, is Spencer Lloyd," Jennifer announced. How could it be any less dramatic? Spencer took the stage performing his original song "Ordinary Girl," which wasn't a huge hit with the judges back during Hollywood Week. It wasn't a big hit with them this time around, either. Jennifer said that while she wanted to give him a chance, she wasn't "sure that's what we wanted America to see in this moment."

After the Top 10 were announced, Jennifer Lopez gave the audience a rundown of how the wildcard picks would proceed. The judges would pick five of the remaining ten contestants to sing in a do-or-die moment live on the stage. Harry urged the contestants to take it seriously saying, "They have to really compete."

Majesty Rose from Goldsboro, North Carolina

Malaya Watson from Southfield, Michigian

Sam Woolf from Bradenton, Florida

Ben Briley from Gallatin, Tennessee

Emily Piriz from Orlando, Florida

MK Nobilette from San Francisco, California

Alex Preston from Mount Vernon, New Hampshire

Dexter Roberts from Fayette, Alabama

Jessica Meuse from Slapout, Alabama

Caleb Johnson from Asheville, North Carolina

This was the night we met our Season XIII Top 13 Finalists! After a brutal Rush Week, 20 contestants remained in the competition. Each was hungry for the title, but only 13 would make it through. Ten contestants were voted into the finals and the final three spots went to the judges' wildcard picks. The Top 10 contestants based on America's vote were announced first.

CJ, Jena, Spencer, Bria and Kristen were all vying for a spot, but the judges could only pick three. The judges only had moments to announce their decisions and quickly settled on Jena Irene, Kristen O'Connor and CJ Harris. In an instant Spencer Lloyd's and Bria Anai's dreams were dashed.

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