Orianthi performs "According to You" on "American Idol," Ryan tells us she's one of rock's new female pioneers. OK . . . 

She's pretty good. She has a great drive to her voice and is just up there doing her own thing, and she can wail on that guitar. She's really quite good. She seems totally serious about her music, plays so quickly effortlessly.

Interesting, she's totally self-contained, like she's in her own bubble up on stage and we all just happen to be watching. Big applause from the audience, obligatory interview with Ryan afterwards, she talks about being picked by Michael Jackson to tour with him.

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