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American Idol's top 13 includes 3 from metro Detroit

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American Idol is down to its final 13 contestants and three of them hail from metro Detroit.

Sixteen-year-old Malaya Watson of Southfield and 17-year-old Sam Woolf, who grew up in West Bloomfield, were announced as viewer-voted finalists during Thursday night's episode.

Also: Two young ladies from metro Detroit heading to 'Idol' Hollywood

Jena Irene, did not make the cut, but judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. decided to give the Farmington Hills native one more chance.

The final 13 will compete beginning Wednesday at 8 p.m. on FOX 2.

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