American Idol

Meet American Idol's Top 13

These contestants can rest easy – for now! – after they've earned their spot in the next round. By Serena Kappes and Aaron Parsley


Age: 23
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Idol's first legally blind contestant, his presence on the show has been inspirational. "You move mountains when you step on that stage," Kara DioGuardi told him after his rendition of Bruce Hornsby's "Mandolin Rain." Playing piano since the age of 3, Macintyre brings his classical training (he has a masters degree in performance studies from the Royal College of Music and Royal Holloway University of London) to the Idol stage.