American Idol’s theme of the week was “Auditions,” which meant that the remaining contestants had to repeat one of their past audition songs.
American Idol Recap
In addition to the eight singers’ solo performances, Wednesday night on Idol featured a number of well-known duets. Alex Preston and Jena Irene sang Pink and Nate Reuss’ “Just Give Me A Reason, while Caleb Johnson and Jess Meuse took on “Stop Dragging My Heart Around" by Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks. Two of Idol’s younger singers, Sam Woolf and Malaya Watson, sang Colbie Caillat and Jason Mraz’s “Lucky," and country singers Dexter Roberts and Cj Harris sang "Alright" by Darius Rucker.
First up for her solo was Jess Meuse, singing her original song “Blue Eyed Lie.” Singing her own song up on the Idol stage, Meuse was confident and strong vocally. Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. all praised the singer, »
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