Crystal Bowersox, one of the frontrunners on "American Idol," singing "Give Me One Reason," it's a great pick -- totally fits her voice, and she sounds great on the guitar. Has us hanging on every line, it just feels real. Nice little runs with her voice, then she opens it up big. She's a pro, playing with amateurs.

Randy says this is what this show's about, loved the honesty, loved it all. Ellen gushes too, best performacne of the night. Kara loves that she knows who she is, great song choice.

Simon says "you are one million billion percent going to be in the top twelve," you've got confidence, and just for the heck of it adds, "right now you are the one everyone has to beat, it's yours to lose."

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