American Idol doesn't begin until January 15th but The Top 30 has already been leaked online. Is Central New York's Ethan Harris among them?  If you want to find out, keep reading. If not, stop now.

SPOILER ALERT: From FrogFest to American Idol, Ethan Harris is moving on up.   The Idol Pad has leaked the Top 30 for the new Idol season and one of the guys on the list is ETHAN!

I was excited for the new season of Idol on Fox with the new judges, but now am extra pumped.  Go Ethan, make Central New York proud. For the first time in all the season's I've watched Idol, I'll finally vote and vote and vote.

Top 15 Guys

2. Casey Thrasher
3. Caleb Johnson
4. C.J Harris
5. Dexter Roberts
6. George Lovett
7. Neco Starr
8. Spencer Lloyd
9. Malcolm Allen
10. Bristen Maroney
11. Ben Briley
12. Jordan Brisbane
13. Sam Woolf
14. Maurice Townsend
15. Emmanuel Jay Zidor
16. Alex Preston Philbrick

Top 15 Girls

1. Marialle Sellars
2. Briana Oakley
3. Endrina Brogden
4. Kenzie Hall
5. Jena Irene
6. Brandy Neelly
7. Austin Wolfe
8. Malaya Watson
9. Emily Piriz
10. Kristen O'Connor
11. Jillian Jensen
12. M.K. Nobilette aka Emkay Brazel
13. Bria Anai Johnson
14. Jess Meuse
15. Rochelle Majesty York

While in Hollywood, the Idol hopefuls sang 'Jingle Bell Rock.' Can you spot Ethan in the crowd?  I'll give you a hint, he's right in the middle of the front row!

Ethan currently lives in New Hartford, but is originally from Garrattsville, New York. He graduated in 2013 from Mohawk Valley Community College and has since been touring and supporting his debut album, released in 2012.

Ethan sang the National Anthem at our 2012 Wild West FrogFest and Rodeo.

Last April, Ethan won the local version of the X-Factor and was in the studio to talk about it. We sure hope he'll be back to talk about his Idol experience and all that time he spent with Idol judge Keith Urban. I hope he takes lots of pictures to share.

Learn more about Ethan and hear his album at Tune in to Fox January 15th for the premiere of American Idol. Watch highlights from the new season on Idol's YouTube channel. Man, Keith looks so goooood!


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