See Who Made Idol's Top 13!
North Carolinian Desai earned the first-ever 13th spot after his Wildcard performance of Bobby Brown's "My Prerogative." What got him there? "We've got to 'cast' the next round," Simon Cowell said before Desai made it through. "We're not going to put the boring singers through, we've got to put some personality in there as well. You've got a lot of personality to compete with!"