After the 12 male semifinalists performed, the girls were up the following night -- and I expected them to be in a much stronger position based on what we saw in previous rounds. Now that we've seen everyone perform, overall the guys have made a bigger impression on fans and viewers.
That doesn't mean there weren't any standouts from the girls. In fact, there were, and I fully expect those particular contestants to advance. But there were some forgettable, weak and disappointing performances as well. So who's going home? And which eight singers are staying? Let's take a look at the 12 girls and their chances of being in the Top 16.