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'American Idol' Season 12 Finals

Candice Glover learns she is the Season 12

Candice Glover learns she is the Season 12 winner on "American Idol." (May 16, 2013) Photo Credit: Fox

"American Idol" Season 12 winner Candice Glover photos, along with Kree Harrison, Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb, Janelle Arthur, Paul Jolley, Burnell Taylor, Curtis Finch Jr., Devin Velez, and Lazaro Arbus.

Winner Candice Glover performs at the
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Winner Candice Glover performs at the "American Idol" finale. (May 16, 2013)

Season 12 winner Candice Glover reacts at the
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Season 12 winner Candice Glover reacts at the "American Idol" finale. (May 16, 2013)

Candice Glover learns she is the Season 12
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Candice Glover learns she is the Season 12 winner on "American Idol." (May 16, 2013)

Candice Glover, left, and runner-up Kree Harrison react
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Candice Glover, left, and runner-up Kree Harrison react after host Ryan Seacrest announces Glover as the winner at the "American Idol" finale. (May 16, 2013)

Candice Glover's reprise is
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Candice Glover's reprise is "I Who Have Nothing." She starts out singing a capella with the band coming in for the chorus, a change up of her original rendition. She delivers a showstopper performance with a huge finish and another standing ovation from all. (May 15, 2013)

Kree Harrison's reprise performance is Patty Griffin's
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Kree Harrison's reprise performance is Patty Griffin's "Up To the Mountain." With a gospel choir backup, Harrison is in the moment with a song she loves, showcasing her spirituality and soulfulness. All of the judges give her a standing ovation. (May 15, 2013)

The winner's single for Candice Glover is
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The winner's single for Candice Glover is "I Am Beautiful, " a song she co-wrote. She definitely had some moments with this song and gets a standing ovation from all of the judges. Keith Urban gave this round to Kree Harrison, but Nicki Minaj gave it to Glover. (May 15, 2013)

The winner's single for Candice Glover is
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The winner's single for Candice Glover is "I Am Beautiful, " a song she co-wrote. She definitely had some moments with this song and gets a standing ovation from all of the judges. Keith Urban gave this round to Kree Harrison, but Nicki Minaj gave it to Glover. (May 15, 2013)

For the winner's single, Kree Harrison performs
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For the winner's single, Kree Harrison performs "All Cried Out." The song is in her wheelhouse, and she gets a standing ovation from all of the judges except Nicki Minaj. (May 15, 2013)

For the winners single, Kree Harrison performs
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For the winners single, Kree Harrison performs "All Cried Out." The song is in her wheelhouse, and she gets a standing ovation from all of the judges except Nicki Minaj. (May 15, 2013)

Simon Fuller's choice for Candice Glover is Adele's
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Simon Fuller's choice for Candice Glover is Adele's "Chasing Pavements." She makes the song her own, giving it a jazzy touch. Judge Randy Jackson gives the first round to Glover. (May 15, 2013)

Simon Fuller's choice for Candice Glover is Adele's
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Simon Fuller's choice for Candice Glover is Adele's "Chasing Pavements." She makes the song her own, giving it a jazzy touch. Judge Randy Jackson gives the first round to Glover. (May 15, 2013)

Kree Harrison won the coin toss--but she chose
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Kree Harrison won the coin toss--but she chose to perform first. She opened the show with producer Simon Fuller's pick, Sarah McLachlan's "Angel." It was a good performance, but there were no special moments - something that is expected at this stage of the competition. (May 15, 2013)

Kree Harrison opened the show with producer Simon
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Kree Harrison opened the show with producer Simon Fuller's pick, Sarah McLachlan's "Angel." It was a good performance, but there were no special moments - something that is expected at this stage of the competition. (May 15, 2013)

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"American Idol"--The final 2 ladies are Candice Glover, left, and Kree Harrison. (May 9, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Final 2: L-R: Candice Glover and Kree Harrison. (May 9, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller sings her swan song, Colton Dixon's "Never Gone," after being eliminated from the competition. It's a very emotional performance as she struggles to sing. (May 9, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Ryan Seacrest announces to Kree Harrison and Angie Miller that Harrison will advance to the finals. (May 9, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover, surrounded by Angie Miller and Kree Harrison to the left and Ryan Seacrest to the right, reacts to the news that she will advance to the finals. (May 9, 2013)

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"American Idol's" producers' choice for Candice Glover is the Broadway classic "Somewhere," from "West Side Story." It's performed straight up and gets a standing ovation -- the only standing ovation of the night -- from the judges. Jimmy Iovine gives this round and the night to Glover. (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s producers' choice for Kree Harrison is The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two." While she performed the song well, the judges unanimously felt that this was not the right song for Harrison. Judge Nicki Minaj said, "Whoever picked that should be stoned." (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s producers' choice for Angie Miller is Emeli Sande's "Maybe." She's back on the piano and has ditched the theatricality, which pleases the judges. Mariah Carey calls her out for singing at the top of her range, causing her to struggle with sustaining the notes and emotion. (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s judges' choice for Kree Harrison is Rascal Flatts' "Here Comes Goodbye." After her very emotional hometown video, this song evokes the feelings that mesh with the lyrics. She nails it. Jimmy Iovine gives round 2 to Harrison. (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s judges' choice for Angie Miller is Pink's "Try." She aces this up-tempo song, and the judges gives themselves a pat on the back for their song choice. Nicki Minaj tells her that she looks like Miley Cyrus's long-lost twin. (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s judges' pick for Candice Glover is Emeli Sande's "Next To Me." It's a solid performance and the judges congratulate her on the improvement in her level of confidence while performing. She says, "I used to be the most insecure person in the world. This show has helped me so much." (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s Jimmy Iovine's song choice for Angie Miller is Elton John's "Sorry Seems To Be the Hardest Word." Miller manages to connect emotionally with the song and doesn't oversing it -- something the judges have called her out on in the past. She gets praise from the judges and Iovine gave round 1 to Miller. (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s mentor Jimmy Iovine's song choice for Candice Glover is U2's "One." Although Glover was not at all familiar with this song and felt a bit uncomfortable performing it, she managed to pull it off and received positive feedback from the judges. (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol"'s mentor Jimmy Iovine's song choice for Kree Harrison is Pink's "Perfect." Unfortunately, it wasn't a perfect fit for Harrison and the judges let her know it. (May 8, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Final Three: L-R: Candice Glover, Angie Miller and Kree Harrison. (May 2, 2013)

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"American Idol's" final three from left, Angie Miller, Candice Glover and Kree Harrison. (May 2, 2013)

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"American Idol" - After learning that she had been eliminated from the competition, Amber Holcomb, right, loses her composure during her farewell performance of "I Believe In You And Me." To her right are the final three contestants: Kree Harrison, Candice Glover and Angie Miller. (May 2, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb with host Ryan Seacrest after is was revealed that she received the lowest number of votes and was eliminated from the competition. (May 2, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb (L) and Kree Harrison anxiously await to hear Ryan Seacrest announce the name of the contestant who will advance to the final three and a hometown celebration. (May 2, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs "Stormy Weather." The judges didn't feel this was the right song for her. Randy tells her to "be who you are." (May 1, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs "You've Changed." She adds a jazzy touch to her delivery of this standard and gets a standing ovation from the judges. (May 1, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb sings "My Funny Valentine." This is a reprise from the Las Vegas round and a somewhat safe choice for this stage of the competition. It's a strong performance, and Amber tears up at the end as the judges deliver their kind, supportive words. (May 1 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller performs "Someone to Watch Over Me." The judges weren't in love with her arrangement but felt that she still delivered an amazing vocal. (May 1, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison (R) performs Carrie Underwood's "See You Again." The judges loved the authenticity and vulnerability of her delivery. (May 1, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs Bruno Mars' "When I Was Your Man." She belts out a powerhouse vocal and gets a forced standing ovation after Nicki declares that her performance deserved a standing ovation. (May 1, 2013)

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"American Idol" contestant Amber Holcomb performs Pink's "Just Give Me A Reason." (May 1, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller, on piano, opens the show, performing Rihanna's "Diamonds." The judges did not like the arrangement and said she didn't connect with the emotion of the song. (May 1, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Harry Connick, Jr. mentors the final 4 - L-R: Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb, Harry Connick, Jr., Candice Glover and Kree Harrison. (May 1, 2013)

Candice Glover, left, Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb and
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Candice Glover, left, Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb and Kree Harrison of "American Idol" (April 25, 2103)

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"American Idol" - Ryan Seacrest (right) tells Candice Glover, Angie Miller, Kree Harrison and Amber Holcomb that they will all get another shot at performing for America next Wednesday. The votes from last night's performance show will be combined with votes from next week's performance show, giving them an extra week to sing for the judges and the viewers at home, to land a coveted Top 3 spot. (April 25, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Ryan Seacrest (right) tells Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Candice Glover and Angie Miller that they will all get another shot at performing for America next Wednesday. The votes from last night's performance show will be combined with votes from next week's performance show, giving them an extra week to sing for the judges and the viewers at home, to land a coveted Top 3 spot. (April 25, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller performs Julie London's "Cry Me A River." She's theatrical and totally in the zone. Randy calls her performance the best of the night and delivers his now very stale rant, "she's in it to win it." (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs Procol Harem's "Whiter Shade of Pale." She gets praise from Randy and Mariah. Keith feels that both of her song choices were "middle ground songs." Nicki feels she will be in the bottom two and says, "If you leave tomorrow, you'll put out a multi-platinum album and win." (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs Samantha Sang/Bee Gees/Destiny's Child's "Emotion." She has a bad cold but manages to deliver a jazzed up version of this song. Jimmy Iovine gets the judges to acknowledge that Candice's performance trumped Amber's. (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - For the "one hit wonder" part of the competion, Amber Holcomb performs Richard Harris/Donna Summer's "MacArthur Park." While she get a standing ovation from two of the judges and praise from all, mentor Jimmy Iovine does not buy into this performance and calls it corny. (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Candice Glover and Angie Miller perform Rihanna's "Stay." Randy says, "that's how you do a duet." (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Amber Holcomb and Kree Harrison perform Adele's "Rumor Has It." Keith was waiting for someone to cut loose and do something like throw a microphone. Nicki criticized the girls for not singing as a duet. (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller performs a reprise of a song she sang in the Hollywood round, Jessie J's "Who You Are." She is at her best when on the piano and gets a standing ovation from the judges. Her teary grandmother is in the audience and is asked to come on stage by Ryan Seacrest. This will garner a few more votes for Angie. (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs Susan Tedeschi 's "It Hurt So Bad." The judges feel this was not the right song for this point of the competition. Keith says that she needs to bring everything - not just her voice - to each performance. (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" contestant Candice Glover performs a jazz-infused version of Drake's "Find Your Love." (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb opens the show and performs Celine Dion's "Power of Love." The song highlights her range, ability to hit those glory notes, poise and confidence. Nicki calls her a "big sexy glass of milk." Randy thinks she looks like a black and white cookie (the back of the dress was black). She gets a standing ovation from the judges, Mariah making an excuse, once again, as to why she couldn't actually stand up. (April 24, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Top 4: Candice Glover, Angie Miller, Kree Harrison and Amber Holcomb (April 18, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur sings a reprise of "(You) Keep Me Hangin' (On)" but is eliminated after the judges were evenly split as to using the save. In the background to the left are Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller and Candice Glover. The decision to save had to be unanimous. Janelle seemed to see it coming. (April 18, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb performs Barbra Streisand's "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life." Nicki said "simply perfection" and added that Amber doesn't get the credit that she deserves. Randy said she "sang a difficult song so well." Mariah said "classic, beautiful, elegant," and "please vote for Amber." Keith said "she knocked it out of the park." She, too, gets a standing ovation from all four judges. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller performs Beyonce's "Halo." Mariah loves the clarity in her voice, Keith declares that she definitely in the top 3 and Randy delivers his usual "in it to win it" mantra. She gets a standing ovation from all four judges. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs Celine Dion's "Have You Ever Been In Love." She puts a country twist on it and gets a standing ovation from the judges. Mariah said she showed her versatility, and Keith said she stayed in control during the whole song. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur performs Dolly Parton's "Dumb Blonde." It is a song that most are unfamilar with and at this point in the competition, each contestant needs to stand out and shine. This performance did not have any stand out moments and, once again, Janelle was all over the stage, which was distracting. Nicki told her that she was in jeopardy and would probably be going home. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston's "When You Believe." She delivers big time and gets a standing ovation from all four judges with Randy bowing down to her. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb performs Mariah Carey's "Without You." This was a gutsy choice - having to perform in front of the artist who recorded it. While her lower register was off, her overall performance was one of the best of the night. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller, on piano, performs The Pretenders' "I'll Stand By You." She dedicates the song to Boston. The judges should be happy as she's back on the piano. It was overly theatrical and wasn't a perfect performance, but she still garners praise from all. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs Black Crowes' "She Talks to Angels." Randy and Nicki praised her performance, while Keith and Mariah felt she was good but not as good as it could have been. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur performs Vince Gill's "When I Call Your Name." While Nicki, Randy and Mariah loved it, Keith didn't feel it and since he's the country artist and last to comment, this could be a sign of danger for Janelle. (April 17, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover opens the show and delivers a jazzy version of Paula Abdul's "Straight Up." She gets approval from all four judges. Nicki said, "I like that you put your own spin on it." (April 17, 2013)

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The last five contestants of "American Idol" Season 12 are, from left, Angie Miller, Candice Glover, Janelle Arthur, Kree Harrison and Amber Holcomb. (April 11, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Lazaro Arbus, left, and Amber Holcomb wait to hear Ryan Seacrest announce who will be eliminated from the competition. Lazaro Arbos is finally gone. (April 11, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs The Cure's (also performed by Adele) "Love Song." It's perfection, and she gets another standing ovation from the judges. Keith bows down to her, and Mariah sprinkles glitter on her. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur performs Garth Brooks' "The Dance." She delivers a heartfelt performance, but the judges find minor points to criticize. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs Kris Kristofferson's "Help Me Make it Through The Night." She totally connects with the lyrics. Randy says, "You sell the story. You sing the song." (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Lazaro Arbos sings Robbie Williams' "Angels." It was better than his first performance but it still pales in comparison to the girls' performances. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb performs Beyonce's "Love On Top." She finally delivers an upbeat song, and Nicki warns Beyonce to "watch out." Randy rants his mantra, "she's in it to win it." (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller, back on piano, performs Kari Jobe's "Love Came Down." She redeems herself with this outstanding performance and the judges loved it. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs Dionne Warwick's "Don't Make Me Over." She slays the song and gets a standing ovation from the judges. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur performs "I'll Never Fall In Love Again," from Broadway's "Promises, Promises." She saunters around the stage a lot and flirts with Keith Urban, but the judges call her performance boring and lackluster. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs Jackie DeShannon's "What the World Needs Now." Her delivery is effortless and beautiful - more so because she followed Lazaro, who gave one of the worst performances ever on the show. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Lazaro Arbos sings The Carpenter's "Close To You." It was another disastrous performance, highlighted by pitchiness and a missed key change. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb performs Dionne Warwick's "I Say A Little Prayer." The judges were giving too much praise for a performance that was merely adequate. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller opens the show performing Dionne Warwick's "Anyone Who Had A Heart." She received compliments for her look but was criticized by all four judges for her lack of passion and not connecting with the lyrics to the song. (April 10, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Top 6: from left, Kree Harrison, Angie Miller, Candice Glover, Janelle Arthur, Amber Holcomb and Lazaro Arbos. (April 4, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Burnell Taylor (center) acknowledges the audience after he is eliminated from the competition. He sang India Arie's "I Am Ready For Love" in an attempt to have the judges exercise the one-time save, but they chose not to use it. (April 4, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur and Burnell Taylor received the lowest number of votes and anxiously await to find out who will be eliminated. (April 4, 2103)

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"American Idol" - Performing in the pimp spot, Angie Miller sings Evanescence's "Bring Me To Life." She starts out on the piano but quickly gets up, moving to center stage. With the wind machine in full force (diva fan!), she closes the show with a strong performance and gets praise from the judges. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb performs Heart's "What About Love." It was Nicki's favorite performance of the night. The other judges gave her kudos. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs The Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction." She is suffering from a broken toe (a punishment for playing a prank on Lazaro), which prevents her from moving around the stage. Nicki and Randy don't like her song choice but praised her on her vocal prowess. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Amber Holcomb, Janelle Arthur and Kree Harrison perform Billy Joel's "It's Still Rock and Roll To Me." Nicki was bored with the performance, calling it "cheesy," yet Randy loved it, calling it unbelievable." (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Lazaro Arbos performs Queen's "We Are the Champions." Sweat covered his face as he sang, but he didn't forget the words - finally. The judges carefully chose the words used to give him compliments. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur performs Billy Joel's "You May Be Right." She manages to put a country twist on this rock tune. Keith didn't love the song choice but added that she made it work. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Candice Glover and Burnell Taylor perform The Box Top's "The Letter." It's a solid performance, but the judges all agree that Candice outsang Burnell. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison performs Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart." She is suffering from a pinched nerve which prevents her from moving around the stage, but her vocals are solid and the judges sing her praises. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Lazaro Arbos and Angie Miller perform a duet to Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love." It was not a good song choice and, once again, Lazaro forgot the words. (April 3, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Burnell Taylor opened the show singing Bon Jovi's "You Give Love A Bad Name." All of the judges agreed that " rock 'n roll" is not his thing and that it was not a memorable performance. (April 3, 2013)

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The "American Idol" Top 7, from left: Burnell Taylor, Candice Glover, Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb, Janelle Arthur, Lazaro Arbos and Kree Harrison. (March 28, 2013)

Devin Velez sings Elvis Presley's
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Devin Velez sings Elvis Presley's "It's Impossible" on "American Idol." The judges decision to save him was not unanimous, and he was eliminated from the competition. (March 28, 2013)

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"American Idol" - In the pimp spot, Kree Harrison sang Aretha Franklin's "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)." She adeptly manages to fuse country, soul, rock and blues in her performance. The judges love it. (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Burnell Taylor, Devin Velez and Lazaro Arbos sing The Four Tops' "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)." It was a disaster, and Nicki said, "It's a beautiful day in Hollywood today, because that's what I felt like. . .I don't know what that was, but I'm going to act like I didn't even see it or hear it. Thank God all three of you already had your solo performances." She orders them off the stage. (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb sings Stevie Wonder's "Lately." She gets a standing ovation from all four judges. Nicki said, "When God created those vocal chords, he was showing off." (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller sings Smokey Robinson and The Miracles' "Shop Around." She was off-key and pitchy, and it just didn't work for any of the judges. Nicki said, "You came out today to show a side of Angie that didn't need to be shown." (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Burnell Taylor sings Stevie Wonder's "My Cherie Amour." His diction is strange in parts of the song, and it's distracting. In spite of this, the judges pour on the compliments. (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Angie Miller, Candice Glover and Amber Holcomb sing The Supremes' "I'm Going To Make You Love Me." Mariah said, "I heard all of your voices individually. There were moments." (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Devin Velez sings Smokey Robinson and The Miracles' "Tracks Of My Tears." Keith warns him not to think so much while he is singing and to try to connect to the emotion of the song. In contrast, the other judges pile on the compliments.(March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur sings The Supreme's "You Keep Me Hangin' On." Her arrangement of this song is outstanding. She delivers a standout performance, and the judges commend her on it - except for Nicki, who felt she was not on point. Randy shouts out his mantra, "she's in it to win it." She admits she was very nervous to play guitar in front of Keith. (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Lazaro Arbos sings Stevie Wonder's "For Once In My Life." While his performance was an improvement over last week's - he was more at ease and he sang in key - his singing, in general, does not compare with the caliber of the other contestants. (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Janelle Arthur and Kree Harrison perform a duet to Madonna's "Like A Prayer." Nicki felt Janelle oversang and said, "Kree outsang you." Randy agreed, and Mariah and Keith were neutral. At best, it was a mediocre performance, overpowered by the choir in the background. (March 27, 2013)

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"American Idol" - First to perform is Candice Glover, who belts out Marvin Gaye's "I Heard It Through The Grapevine." She gets positive feedback from all four judges. Mariah wants to see more church/jazz-infused moments in future performances. (March 27, 2013)

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The "American Idol" Top 8, clockwise from top left, Angie Miller, Lazaro Arbos, Burnell Taylor, Devin Velez, Candice Glover, Janelle Arthur, Amber Holcomb and Kree Harrison. (March 21, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Paul Jolley is eliminated after singing Heart's "Alone." The judges elected not to use the one-time save. (March 21, 2013)

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"American Idol" - The bottom three contestants, Devin Velez, Amber Holcomb and Paul Jolley, wait to find out who will be eliminated. (March 21, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Performing in the pimp spot, Janelle Arthur delivers her country-style rendition of the Beatles' "I Will." She gets positive comments from all four judges. (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Devin Velez performs the Beatles' "The Long And Winding Road." Mariah says, "It would be a travesty if you did not go through." Keith and Nicki make contradictory comments about his emotional connection with the song. (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller performs the Beatles' hit "Yesterday." Ryan comments on her new best friend, the flatiron, and the result - straight hair! She delivers a solid performance, but Keith felt that she was a little too in her head at moments. (March 20, 2013)

Paul Jolley performs the Beatles'
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Paul Jolley performs the Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby" on "American Idol." (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover performs the Beatles' hit "Come Together." She gets positive feedback from the judges, but Nicki wants her face to match her attitude. Mariah wishes that she had taken the song even further. (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Lazaro Arbos performs the Beatles' song "In My Life." All of the judges felt that he sang it in the wrong key. Mariah commends him for his bravery...but this is a singing competition! Randy tells him it's his worst performance to date. Ryan tries to comfort Lazaro, who is crying. (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Amber Holcomb sings the Beatles' tune "She's Leaving Home." Amber admits that she was not familiar with the song and, surprisingly, so does Mariah. The judges are not totally sold on her performance but admit that the parts that worked were great. (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Burnell Taylor performs the Beatles' tune "Let It Be." He tells the judges that he is not familiar with the song, yet he delivers a performance that was well-received by the judges. Nicki comments that he "caressed the song like a new born baby." (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison opens the show and performs the Beatles' hit "With A Little Help From My Friends." It's reminiscent of the Joe Cocker version, and she aces it. Mariah remarks, "I didn't think it was good. . .I thought it was fantastic." (March 20, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Aubrey Cleland reacts after receiving the news that she will get to perform on the American Idol Live!" tour this summer, beating out Charlie Askew. (March 20, 2013)

The Top 9
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The Top 9 "American Idol" finalists clockwise from left: Paul Jolley, Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb, Lazaro Arbos, Devin Velez, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Janelle Arthur and Burnell Taylor. (March 14, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Curtis Finch, Jr. sings R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly" for survival. The vote to save him in not unanimous, so he is eliminated from the competition. (March 14, 2013)

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"American Idol" - L-R: Aubrey Cleland, Ryan Seacrest and Charlie Askew, after the 6th place girl and guy sang for an 11th spot on the tour. Charlie Askew sang an original song called "Sky Blue Diamond" and Aubrey Cleland performed "Out Here on My Own." The results will be announced next Wednesday, March 20. (March 14, 2013)

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"American Idol" contestant Amber Holcomb sings "A Moment Like This," season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson's victory song. She received a standing ovation from the judges who called her performance effortless, making comparisons to Whitney Houston. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Burnell Taylor performs season 2 winner Ruben Studdard's "Flying Without Wings." He delivers another R&B ballad, and his unique vocal style is noted and appreciated by the judges. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Kree Harrison sings Roy Orbison's "Crying," which was performed by season 4 winner Carrie Underwood. Her performance of this classic was effortless and the juges loved it. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Lazaro Arbos performs season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson's "Breakaway." He is nervous and seems to lack confidence. Keith doesn't think the song was in his wheelhouse. Nicki thinks he looks like a cuddly Ricky Ricardo. Randy says the song was too big for him, while Mariah says that people are falling in love with his courage. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Candice Glover sings Shirley Bassey's "I Who Have Nothing," which was performed by season 6 winner Jordin Sparks. She aces it and gets a standing ovation from three of the judges. Mariah claims that she would have given a standing ovation if her skirt weren't too tight. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Paul Jolley sings Lonestar's "Amazed," which was performed by season 10 winner Scotty McCreery. He was warned in the past not to oversing and this warning is reiterated by mentor Jimmy Iovine. Keith and Nicki like his song choice and his performance. Randy liked the song choice but felt he should have put a little more into it. Mariah urges him not to hold back. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Angie Miller sings Celine Dion's "I Surrender" which was performed by season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson. She's clad in leather and chains. Keith likes her high register while Nicki comments on her outfit and calls everything about her "perfection." Randy chants his usual "in it to win it" line, and Mariah utters one word, "stellar."(March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Devin Velez performs season 4 winner Carrie Underwood's "Temporary Home," a song with which he can identify. It's a departure from what we've seen to date and Keith and Randy aren't sold on his performance, calling it safe and lacking confidence. Nicki totally disagrees, telling him "This is you, it's your comfort zone." Mariah tells him she has high expectations. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" - Janelle Arthur performs Montgomery Gentry's "Gone," performed by season 10 winner Scotty McCreery. While the judges like her show of confidence, her song choice is questioned. (March 13, 2013)

In the
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In the "American Idol" finals, Curtis Finch Jr. sings "I Believe," which served as the coronation song of Fantasia, the winner of the show's third season. (March 13, 2013)

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Paul Jolley

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Paul Jolley

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Lazaro Arbos

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Lazaro Arbos

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Kree Harrison

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Kree Harrison

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Janelle Arthur

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Janelle Arthur

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Burnell Taylor

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Burnell Taylor

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Devin Velez

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Devin Velez

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Curtis Finch, Jr.

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Curtis Finch, Jr.

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Candice Glover

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Candice Glover

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"American Idol" Top 10 contestant Angie Miller

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