The American Idol competition begins in earnest, now that the field is down to 24. And as always, curls, kinks and waves are well-represented. Enjoy our photo gallery of finalists who rock their texture along with their music.

Janell Wheeler
Katelyn Epperly
Michelle Del Amor
Todrick Hall
Tyler Grady
Casey James

— Gretchen Heber

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coolestnerdever13, I agree! And have you seen her family when the camera pans over there? Equally curly and gorgeous!

Michelle's hair is GORGEOUS!!!!=D