‘American Idol’ spoilers: Which Night 2 contestants make the Top 40 on season 17?

ABC has released a sneak peek at the 12 contestants who will be showcased on Night 2 of “American Idol.” Among these dozen artists who are featured on the March 6 episode are several who were given tickets to Hollywood where they competed to make the Top 40. We’ve done some digging and can tell you which of these talents made the cut as well as the results of how they fared in the showcase round. Spoilers ahead.

The Top 40 were flown to Hawaii at the end of January and stayed at the Aulani Resort. That luxury hotel in Honolulu is owned by Disney as is ABC, the new network for “American Idol.” Each of these would-winners of season 17 sang once again for judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. Only 20 of them were put through to the next round. This episode will air on March 31.

That score was split into two groups. Each had to sing a solo and do a duet with a celebrity act. Those episodes will air in the first half of April. The resulting Top 14 is set to compete for America’s votes on the live shows beginning on April 14.

Below are the official bios of the Night 2 contestants, with special note made of those who advanced in the competition.

SEE ‘American Idol’ Season 17 schedule: When are the live shows and grand finale?

Alejandro Aranda (Top 14 Live Show)
Age: 24
Hometown: Pomona, CA
Occupation: Dishwasher
Random Fact: Has only been playing music for four years
Instagram: @scarypoolparty

Kimberly & Bernie Gonzalez
Age: 27, 26
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Occupation: Newlyweds
Random Fact: Had a Cinderella-themed wedding
Instagram: @Kimberly_janet_g & @Bernie_g3

Eddie Island (Top 14 Live Show)
Age: 25
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Occupation: Rideshare Driver/Unofficial Nashville Mayor
Random Fact: Moved to Nashville for a Paramore concert and never left
Instagram: @nashvillemayor

Logan Johnson (Top 20)
Age: 20
Hometown: Boise, ID
Occupation: Golf Shop Attendant
Random Fact: Has wanted to be on American Idol since age five
Instagram: @logankjohnson

SEE ‘American Idol’ spoilers: Which men made the Top 40 showcase round on season 17, what songs did they sing and who made it through?

Kason Lester (Top 40)
Age: 28
Hometown: Lebanon, TN
Occupation: Strawberry Farmer
Random Fact: Has planted 30,000 strawberries by hand
Instagram: @kasonlester

Landen Knowlton
Age: 23
Hometown: Tupelo, MS
Occupation: Army Sergeant
Random Fact: Starred in a short film when he was eight that won several awards
Instagram: @LandenKnowlton

Juan Pablo
Age: 26
Hometown: North Hollywood, CA
Occupation: Ride Share Driver
Random Fact: Addicted to mango-chile flavored Nerds
Instagram: @juanpablomusic1

Ethan Payne
Age: 15
Hometown: Macon, GA
Occupation: High School Student
Random Fact: Luke Bryan gave him a guitar at one of his concerts
Instagram: @ethanpaynemusic

SEE ‘American Idol’ spoilers: Which women made the Top 40 showcase round on season 17, what songs did they sing and who made it through?

Courtney Penry
Age: 25
Hometown: Houston, TX
Occupation: Bride-to-Be
Random Fact: Formerly know as “Crazy Chicken Girl in love with Ryan Seacrest” from 2011 auditions
Instagram: @courtneypenrymusic

Karli Ryan
Age: 17
Hometown: Milton, FL
Occupation: High School Student
Random Fact: Her mom auditioned for Idol 15 years ago
Instagram: @karliryanmusic

Shayy Winn
Age: 17
Hometown: Midlothian, VA
Occupation: High School Student
Random Fact: Was obsessed with dinosaurs as a kid
Instagram: @shaylashayywin

SEE ‘American Idol’: Everything you need to know about season 17 – start date, judges, format changes

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