James Durbin Brings the Fire to His Elton John Performance on 'American Idol' (VIDEO)

There is no debate that James Durbin is the hardest rocking vocalist on 'American Idol' (Wed., 8PM on FOX) this season. Week after week, he's proven he can wrap his big voice around anything. So how do you up the ante for Elton John week?
Tackling "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)," Durbin took a huge risk. In 'Idol' seasons past, stylized songs with repetitive lyrics like that haven't led to the best performances, but Durbin managed to make it work. He also jumped around the stage and added some unexpected elements to spark the performance.
We certainly didn't see the piano fire coming, but by then we were full immersed in this rock experience. Like Jennifer Lopez said, "When you're up there, I forget that it's a competition show. I think I'm at a show."



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