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'American Idol': Angela Miller's original 'You Set Me Free' blows away the competition

Angela Miller - Solo - American Ido 12 by IdolxMuzicFor the solo round on the last day of Hollywood Week on "American Idol," the contestants were allowed to sing original songs if they so chose, which is always a gamble. Angela Miller was one of those contestants, but for her, it wasn't a gamble at all, as it turns out. Her "You Set Me Free" was a gorgeous piano piece that featured soaring vocals. The judges were visibly blown away and kept making exclamations during her performance about how impressed they were. After she was finished, Keith Urban said he would play that in his car right now and Nicki Minaj said it was a Top 40 hit. What did you think of Angela Miller's performance? We think she's definitely on to watch this season.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/02/american-idol-angela-millers-original-you-set-me-free-blows-away-the-competition.html

American Idol: The Best Group Performances from the Girls

American Idol highlighted the first Hollywood Week performances from the girls on Wednesday night, when several contestants were eliminated following solo and group competition. As it did with the guys last week , the show breezed through the first solo and group rounds in its two-hour broadcast, focusing on the highs and lows. Predictably, once the groups were formed, tensions ran high. There were tears and vomiting, and lots of contestants left the judges thoroughly unimpressed by actually writing lyrics on their hands and arms to remember them (it didn't work most of the time). And of course, there were catfights. But, amid the chaos, there were actually a few good group auditions. In each of our favorite groups, all four team members advanced to the next round of solo competition. //www.tvguide.com/News/American-Idol-Hollywood-Girls-Group-Performances-1060980.aspx?rss=breakingnews

How far Does Kamaria Ousley Get on American Idol 2013?

Kamaria Ousley made a strong first impression on viewers during her American Idol 2013 screen debut, where she sang Blu Cantrell’s "Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)" during the group performance round. Luckily, the judges were impressed by the effort and all four girls passed on to the next round.   So how far does Kamaria get in the Season 12 competition? Out Top 40 spoiler list says that we’ll be seeing more of her in the Las Vegas round! Watch Kamaria sing Jill... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/1eww-CDNXa0/how-far-does-kamaria-ousley-get-on-american-idol-2013

How Far Does Melinda Ademi Get on American Idol 2013?

Melinda Ademi made her American Idol 2013 screen debut during Round 3 of Hollywood Week, where she was a part of the group The Swaggettes and sang Blu Cantrell’s "Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)." The judges loved the sassy performance and passed all four members through.   But how far will Melinda get in the competition? According to our Top 40 spoiler list, we’ll be seeing her in Las Vegas! Watch her take on Coldplay’s "The Scientist" below. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/LJ392JWR6yg/how-far-does-melinda-ademi-get-on-american-idol-2013

Tenna Torres, Seretha Guinn, and Jett Hermano Sing "American Boy" in American Idol 2013 Hollywood Week, Round 3

Finally, it’s the girls’ chance to try to impress the judges in Round 3 of American Idol 2013’s Hollywood Week! Next onstage is the group Urban Hue, comprised of Tenna Torres, Seretha Guinn, Kiara Kanier, and Jett Hermano. After a shaky number all around, the judges have a hard time coming to an conclusion. Sadly for one girl, it’s the end of the road. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/DIIIP2wgyI0/tenna-torres-seretha-guinn-and-their-group-sing-american-boy-in-american-idol-2013-hollywood-week-round-3

American Idol 2013 Top 40: Road to Hollywood - Shubha Vedula

Inspired by her sister's rendition of Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You Dance", Shubha Vedula was "overwhelmed" when she got the good news from the judges. Saying that her look and her singing style makes her unique, she feels she has what it takes to be the next American Idol winner. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/M9dAY2F1myc/american-idol-2013-top-40-road-to-hollywood-shubha-vedula

American Idol 2013 Top 40: Road to Hollywood - Cristabel Clack

San Antonio, TX native Cristabel Clack cites her father as her musical inspiration. Discover more about the American Idol 2013 contestant who says that her tone sets her apart from the pack. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/l1szSkyuZmU/american-idol-2013-top-40-road-to-hollywood-cristabel-clack

American Idol 2013 Top 40: Road to Hollywood - Kamaria Ousley

Oakland, CA native Kamaria Ousley auditioned for American Idol to "make her mark" and she believes she is destined to be in the competition. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/qRNt5pI592I/american-idol-2013-top-40-road-to-hollywood-kamaria-ousley

American Idol 2013 Top 40: Road to Hollywood - Melinda Ademi

Hailing from Yonkers, NY, Melinda Ademi feels she is the next American Idol winner because she has good "stage presence". Find out more about the contestant that says that the fact she "never gives up" makes her unique. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/ht0cy3Yk1L4/american-idol-2013-top-40-melinda-ademi

American Idol 2013: Road to Hollywood - Kez Ban

Having a mom that is a big fan of the show only helps! Find out more about Durham, NC native Kezban Sauerbier and her quest to be the next American Idol. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/JuynkkVfvpA/american-idol-2013-road-to-hollywood-kez-ban