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The Good 'American Idol' Auditions From Milwaukee

January 27, 2011 (4:09 am) GMT
The judges give the golden tickets to a 16-year-old with a deep voice, a former 'America's Got Talent' semi-finalist, a Harvard graduate and a man whose fiancee is bed-ridden.

"" admitted 53 contestants to Hollywood from Milwaukee. There were plenty of talents spotted by the judges from this city, including Scott Mcreery who loved his town so much and is a good role model for youth, according to his baseball coach. For 16-year-old, he got a really deep voice which forced him to sing twice for 's pleasure.

Another stand-out was 15-year-old Thia Megia who was actually a semi-finalist in "". thought her name is like a movie star's. Apparently her rendition of 's "Chasing Pavement" was likable too. Then there was Molly DeWolf Swenson who was not only a Harvard graduate and an intern at White House, but also a terrific singer.

But the biggest spotlight was given to Chris Medina who showed a strong singing skill with his perfect falsetto while singing 's "Break Even". Medina was the contestant who appeared in last week's promo having a fiancee who got into a car accident just before they set a wedding date.

On Thursday, "American Idol" would visit the Music City aka Nashville, Tennessee. Some previews from the auditions have been posted on FOX's YouTube account.


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