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American Idol Top 12 Season 9 Male Contestants

We posted the girls list earlier and now it’s time for the guys! Fox released information on the top twelve guys, including their social-networking site links and we have them all lined up for your convenience!

Some of the guys have gotten plenty of airtime in the audition rounds, while others haven’t really been featured. Below are all twelve male contestants along with some info on them as well as the links to their various sites so you can get to know them better before it comes time to start voting! (Contestant information and descriptions provided by Fox)

Male singers scheduled to perform Wednesday, Feb. 24 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) include:

Lee Dewyze

Hometown: Mount Prospect, IL

Currently Resides: Mount Prospect, IL

Age: 23

Dewyze has been performing music since age 16. He graduated from Mount Prospect High School and enjoys playing the guitar and scuba diving.

Keep up with Lee at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/lee_dewyze/

www.facebook.com/LDewyzeAI9

www.myspace.com/ldewyzeai9

www.twitter.com/LDewyzeAI9 (@LDewyzeAI9)

Andrew Garcia

Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA

Currently Resides: Moreno Valley, CA

Age: 24

Garcia was born in Compton, CA, and has been singing since he was 18 years old. He also enjoys playing the guitar and spending time with his son.

Keep up with Andrew at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/andrew_garcia/

www.facebook.com/AGarciaAI9

www.myspace.com/agarciaai9

www.twitter.com/AGarciaAI9 (@AGarciaAI9)

Tyler Grady

Hometown: Nazareth, PA

Currently Resides: Nazareth, PA

Age: 20

Grady is currently a sophomore at Temple University in Philadelphia. He plays the drums and is the lead singer of a band.

Keep up with Tyler at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/tyler_grady/

www.facebook.com/TGradyAI9

www.myspace.com/tgradyai9

www.twitter.com/TGradyAI9 (@TGradyAI9)

Todrick Hall

Hometown: Arlington, TX

Currently Resides: Arlington, TX

Age: 24

Hall grew up in Plainview, TX, and has been singing since age 10. After graduating from Bowie High School in 2003, he went on to perform on cruise ships and in theme parks.

Keep up with Todrick at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/todrick_hall/

www.facebook.com/THallAI9

www.myspace.com/thallai9

www.twitter.com/THallAI9 (@THallAI9)

Casey James

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Currently Resides: Fort Worth, TX

Age: 27

James has been singing since before he could speak. He enjoys playing the guitar and mandolin, and has been a full-time musician for the past 10 years.

Keep up with Casey at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/casey_james/

www.facebook.com/CJamesAI9

www.myspace.com/cjamesai9

www.twitter.com/CJamesAI9 (@CJamesAI9)

Aaron Kelly

Hometown: Sonestown, PA

Currently Resides: Sonestown, PA

Age: 16

Kelly lives in Sonestown, PA, and is currently a senior at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. He also enjoys songwriting and photography.

Keep up with Aaron at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/aaron_kelly/

www.facebook.com/AKellyAI9

www.myspace.com/akellyai9

www.twitter.com/AKellyAI9 (@AKellyAI9)

Alex Lambert

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Currently Resides: North Richland Hills, TX

Age: 19

Lambert was born in Fort Worth, TX, and has been singing since he was 9 years old. He is currently a senior at Richland High School.

Keep up with Alex at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/alex_lambert/

www.facebook.com/ALambertAI9

www.myspace.com/alambertai9

www.twitter.com/ALambertAI9 (@ALambertAI9)

Michael Lynche

Hometown: Astoria, NY

Currently Resides: Astoria, NY

Age: 26

Lynche grew up in St. Petersburg, FL, and has been singing since he was in junior high. He played football for the University of Central Florida, and currently works as a personal trainer.

Keep up with Michael at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/michael_lynche

www.facebook.com/MLyncheAI9

www.myspace.com/mlyncheai9

www.twitter.com/MLyncheAI9 (@MLyncheAI9)

Joe Muñoz

Hometown: Huntington Park, CA

Currently Resides: Huntington Park, CA

Age: 20

Muñoz has been singing since age 12. In addition to playing the guitar, he is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Keep up with Joe at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/joe_munoz/

www.facebook.com/JMunozAI9

www.myspace.com/jmunozai9

www.twitter.com/JMunozAI9 (@JMunozAI9)

John Park

Hometown: Northbrook, IL

Currently Resides: Evanston, IL

Age: 21

Park began singing in the seventh grade. He is fluent in Korean, and is currently an undergraduate at Northwestern University. He also plays the piano, guitar and drums.

Keep up with John at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/john_park/

www.facebook.com/JParkAI9

www.myspace.com/jparkai9

www.twitter.com/JParkAI9 (@JParkAI9)

Jermaine Sellers

Hometown: Joliet, IL

Currently Resides: Joliet, IL

Age: 27

Sellers lives in his hometown of Joliet, IL, and began singing at age 7. Before auditioning for IDOL, he was singing in his local church and helping take care of his mother.

Keep up with Jermaine at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/jermaine_sellers/

www.facebook.com/JSellersAI9

www.myspace.com/jsellersai9

www.twitter.com/JSellersAI9 (@JSellersAI9)

Tim Urban

Hometown: Duncanville, TX

Currently Resides: Duncanville, TX

Age: 20

Urban was born and raised in Duncanville, TX, and has been singing and playing the guitar since he was 13 years old. He and his nine siblings were homeschooled by his mother.

Keep up with Tim at:

www.americanidol.com/contestants/season_9/tim_urban/

www.facebook.com/TUrbanAI9

www.myspace.com/turbanai9

www.twitter.com/TUrbanAI9 (@TUrbanAI9)

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