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20
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'American Idol' Season 13: Get to Know the Top 10 Singers

One has a cousin who topped the Billboard charts; another is the youngest finalist in the series' history.

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The Hollywood Reporter sat down with American Idol's season 13 finalists to give an in-depth look at the top 10, including their earliest memories of music, when they knew music would be their career choice and what led to their decision to audition for the singing competition.

PHOTOS: 'American Idol' Season 13, Meet the Top 10 Singers

Find out which contestant has a cousin who topped the Billboard charts, which tried out for both The X Factor and The Voice, which won a chance to audition during a first-ever trip to Disney World and which is the youngest contestant in the series’ history.

Meet season 13's top 10, in alphabetical order:

C.J. Harris Was Introduced to Music by His Grandfather

Jena Irene Stays Thankful for Middle School Breakups

Caleb Johnson Outlines His Rock 'n' Roll Childhood Education

Jessica Meuse Explains Her Songwriting Strategy

MK Nobilette Recalls MLK's Birthday as a Musical Memory

Alex Preston Gets Feedback From His Country-Star Cousin

Dexter Roberts First Practiced on a Plastic Guitar

Majesty Rose Reflects on Her Lucky Disney World Vacation

Malaya Watson Is the Youngest Finalist in Series History

Sam Woolf Explains the Magic of 'Hey Jude'