"...you wow us in the middle, and you slay us at the end... sometimes the road is really long but sometimes it's a road worth taking especially when you've made it this far. you know what, those who matter don't mind."
American Idol, Tuesday May 6:"To watch you grow and flourish has been truly remarkable. Wooooo. You look like a star. You looked in the mirror, and you just did it. I’ve never seen you perform more to the audience as you did. You’re so real. Your artistry always shines through. You’re good. You’re seasoned. I admire lots of things. The audience wants to feel that same joy you feel on stage. I want more, I want more. I am humbled to sit here and watch your soul. You utilize every…You turned this into a superstar performance . You are magnificent and you have come. Welcome to your dream. You blow me away."
"...I like your hair cut. I like it. Oh my god. You look great. I think you’re looking more beautiful and more beautiful and its amazing. You look stunning tonight, and you look like a beautiful. You're a rock star, a blue star, and you look gorgeous. You had a great minute and thirty seconds."
"...You’re a very big talent in a little small body. This was your moment, your shining moment. She was creating magic in that centre spot. What I so admire about is that you can make me go buy it. Just go and stretch yourself at the very end. I can’t sit down. You do it right to the edge."
" I love you. This is the best you’ve ever looked. You look gorgeous tonight. I love you. You're a gift. It’s a big stage. It was good. You’re a loveable girl. You can probably get a Geico commercial."