It was an evening of impressive singing and even more impressive personal stories last night on American Idol.
Here's a rundown of the four contestants that stood out the most, all of whom are off to Hollywood:
- Meghan Corkrey: 23-year old, a font designer from Sandy, Utah. Recently divorced, single mother. Sang "Can't Help Lovin' That Man."
Rose Flack: Pictured, Most heart-breaking and/or inspiring story so far. Both parents died by the time she was 15; lives with foster family. 17-year old sang " I Feel the Earth Move."
- David Osmond: Son of Alan Osmond, former member of The Osmond Brothers. This 28-year old suffers from multiple sclerosis.
- Taylor Vaifanua: 16-year old high school student. Compared to Jordin Sparks by Randy Jackson. Sang "Joyful, Joyful" for her audition.