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11:30 p.m. -- That's a wrap! Access the video interviews that were featured during Tech Idol.
11:19 p.m.-- A standing ovation for Melisa Musick.
11:15 p.m.-- Melisa Musick is the final contestant for the evening. She's performing "House of the Rising Sun."
11:13 p.m.-- The judges enjoyed Landen's rendition.
11:09 p.m.-- The crowd is clapping along to Landen's performance of "I Wanna Dance With Somebody"
11:07 p.m.-- Landen Crouch is up next. He's performing a Whitney Houston number tonight.
11:01 p.m.-- Hannah Watherly is performing an version of "Halleluiah."
11 p.m.-- Dr. Bashaw wasn't a fan of Zach's tie, but the judges enjoyed his performance.
10:57 p.m. -- The crowd loved it. Lots of screams for Zach.
10:52 p.m. -- Zach Tucker is up next. He says Adele is one of his favorites. Tonight, he's performing "Sexy and I know It."
10:49 p.m.-- It's a standing ovation for Keely following her opera performance.
10:46 p.m.-- Lots of screams of support for Keely.
10:45 p.m.-- Keely is up next with an opera performance.
10:42 p.m.-- The judges are impressed with Logan's performance.
10:38 p.m.-- Logan Brothers is taking the stage. He's performing "Wordplay" by Jason Mraz. The crowd is screaming and into his performance.
10:35 p.m.-- Let's Get This Party Started with the second half of Tech Idol!
10:28 p.m.-- The second half is about to start. SHould be great competition!
10:15 p.m.-- It's intermission. We'll be back in 15!
10:10 p.m.-- The judges are impressed with Katie's composition and performance.
10:07 p.m. -- Katie is performing her own composition tonight.
10:06 p.m.-- Tarshawn has lots of fans in the house tonight! His song wasn't a hit with the judges, but the fans seemed to approve.
9:51 p.m.-- Johnny is interviewing our second homecoming nominee. Don't forget judging runs until midnight tomorrow.
9:50 p.m.-- Morgan says Marlana's nerves showed through a little tonight, and she hopes she relaxes before the final night
9:45 p.m.-- Marlana is singing and playing her guitar to "Miss Everything About You."
9:40 p.m.-- Amanda rocked her version of "Payphone." Andrew Crawley is up next! Keep rockin' that hashtag! #TechIdol12
9:24 Getting the judges reaction to Chris's performance.
9:18 Chris Turner is singing "Ordinary People" by John Legends.
9:10 The crowd is pumped already! Chantel explained the hashtags and Johnny is explaining the rules on how to vote.
9:05 Let's Get the Party Started! #TechIdol12 is here!
8:50 10 minutes away! Here's a look at the contestants backstage!
8:30 p.m. Only 30 minutes until the lights go down and the show begins! Johnny Curlin and Chantel Moseby will be bringing you all the fun of this year's #TechIdol12.
8 p.m.-- We are less than an hour away! #TechIdol12 is on its way! Get ready!
3 p.m.-- Showtime is in just under six hours! Remember the hashtag to use is #TechIdol12.
10:41 a.m.-- The blog site is up and running! Here's the list of the 12 contestants who are competing.
- Melissa Musick
- Keely Sattazahn
- Amanda McAlister
- Marlana Randles
- Hannah Weatherly
- Katie Ferren
- Chris Turner
- Andrew Crawley
- Logan Brothers
- Laden Crouch
- Zach Tucker
- Tarshawn Whitehead