The final 54 become 36...after two hours

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With a twist: some will need to sing

Anoop Desai is first to hear the results and his the first into the top 36. No surprise.

Von Smith is second and after the usual mind games, he’s through.

The producers aren’t veering too far from the show’s formula so far.

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