‘American Idol’ season 16 spoilers: Seven Group 1 singers to make Top 14 are …

American Idol” has reached the Top 24 stage of the competition and these would-be winners have been divided into two groups. Every one of these two dozen hopefuls had to perform twice more in front of judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie who then determined if they deserved a place in the Top 14. They had to sing both solo and in duets with celebrities.

The four episodes hosted by Ryan Seacrest in which these two dozen artists were divided into two groups were taped weeks ago. The first of these, featuring the Group 1 solos, aired on April 8. The Group 1 duets air on April 9 while Group 2 will be showcased on April 15 and 16.

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Only seven artists from each group made the cut. Scroll down to find out the names of the lucky seven from Group 1 who will get to sing on the first live show on April 22. We’ve also listed the titles of the songs they’ve sung to date as well as their celebrity duet partners as revealed in spoilers by The Idol Pad. And we’ve included all that info for the five from Group 1 who were eliminated as well.

The five women in contention in Group 1 were Kay Kay Alexis, Gabby BarrettLayla Spring, Michelle Sussett and Catie Turner. The seven men in the running were Jonny Brenns, Brandon Diaz, Cade Foehner, Dennis Lorenzo, Trevor McBane, Dominique Posey and Michael J. Woodard.

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Gabby Barrett
Top 24 Solo: “My Church” by Maren Morris
Top 24 Duet: With Sugarland on “Stay” by Sugarland
Top 50 Song: “Church Bells” by Carrie Underwood

Michelle Sussett
Top 24 Solo: “If I Were A Boy” by Beyonce
Top 24 Duet: With Luis Fonsi on “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt
Top 50 Song: “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars

Catie Turner
Top 24 Solo: “Call Me” by Blondie
Top 24 Duet: With Andy Grammer on “Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah)” by Grammer
Top 50 Song: “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga

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Jonny Brenns
Top 24 Solo: “Georgia” by Vance Joy
Top 24 Duet: With Andy Grammer on “Back Home” by Grammer
Top 50 Song: “Lay Me Down” by Sam Smith

Cade Foehner
Top 24 Solo: “Watchtower” by Bob Dylan
Top 24 Duet: With Bishop Briggs on “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS
Top 50 Song: “No Good” by Kaleo

Denis Lorenzo
Top 24 Solo: “Rude” by Magic
Top 24 Duet: With Allen Stone on “Unaware” by Stone
Top 50 Song: “A Song For You” by Leon Russell

Michael J. Woodard
Top 50 Song: “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette
Top 24 Solo: “Homeward Bound” by Simon & Garfunkel
Top 24 Duet: With Pat Monahan on “Angel In Blue Jeans” by Train

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Kay Kay Alexis
Top 50 Song: “Brokenhearted” by Karmin
Top 24 Solo: “Love On The Brain” by Rihanna
Top 24 Duet: With Pat Monahan on “Drive By” by Train

Layla Spring
Top 24 Solo: “A Broken Wing” by Martina McBride
Top 24 Duet: With Sugarland on “Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland
Top 50 Song: “Proud Mary” by Tina Turner

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Brandon Diaz
Top 24 Solo: “Hello” by Lionel Richie
Top 24 Duet: With Luis Fonsi on “Despacito” by Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber
Top 50 Song: “Let’s Get it On” by Marvin Gaye

Trevor McBane
Top 24 Solo: “Way Down We Go” by Kaleo
Top 24 Duet: With Bishop Briggs on “River” by Briggs
Top 50 Song: “Wake Me Up!” by Avicii and Aloe Blacc

Dominique Posey
Top 24 Solo: “Ain’t Nobody” by Rufus and Chaka Khan
Top 24 Duet: “Wake Me Up!” by Avicii & Aloe Blacc
Top 50 Song: “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac

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