Johnson City teen makes it to Hollywood after American Idol audition

Madeline Finn continues past 'American Idol' audition stage

Madeline Finn continues past 'American Idol' audition stage

The celebration comes months after her first audition in Asheville, North Carolina and numerous Skype interviews and singing auditions, she was invited by producers to audition for the celebrity judges in Nashville. "I'm amazed" and Luke Bryan told me "you can sing better than all three of us combined" and I was just sitting there [shocked]. "They don't tune in to see what she's wearing, I'm exhausted of tuning in for the same hair", she explained.

A Sioux Falls musician is competing to be the next American Idol.

"No, no, no. I think you did", Perry assured Lucia. After a group of four ladies absolutely killed it in their performance, the judge made a decision to tell the women that one of them would have to volunteer to leave the competition to save the rest of the group from being eliminated.

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All the while, her excited dad stood outside the room, listening through the door to hear how the audition was going. She scored that coveted golden ticket and on Monday's episode and now, she's headed to Hollywood! Perry then admitted that it was all a ruse.

Smith sang "And I'm Telling You" which she said was a big song to sing with nerves, but it went pretty well.

American Idol airs Sundays and Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

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