The 16 year-old, Michelle Mary, walked out confidently in front of judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick Jr. in tall glittery boots while her family waited outside wearing homemade Michelle Mary t-shirts.
Once she started singing the Leann Rimes’ classic, “Blue”, the judge’s faces grinned with an expression of approval. When she completed the song, Jennifer Lopez said,
“Some people just sing so naturally, do you know what I mean?”
See the full audition below:
American Idol continues to leak out sneak peaks of the final season via Facebook. We’ll keep monitoring to find gems like this.