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Michigan’s Jena Irene sings for your votes tonight

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With one its most impressive group of contestants to date, ‘American Idol’ – season 13 is down to the final five contestants.

Among those final five is Farmington Hills, Michigan native Jena Irene. And Jena is in good company. As it stands now, the final ‘Idol’ hopefuls are Caleb, Jessica, Sam, Alex, and Jena.

At only 17 years old, Jena has performed consistently over the course of the competition. Every week, this young lady out sings her last performance. She has amazing range and the stage presence of a seasoned professional. And none of that is lost on the judges or the fans. Everyone is very impressed with this talented young woman.

One thing that really stands out about Jena is she always chooses the ‘right’ song. From Coldplay to Radiohead to Evanescence, Jena makes her song choice work every week.

Jena says bands like Paramore and Incubus have influenced her musically.

The show airs tonight at 8pm and this week’s theme is ‘America’s Choice.’ The top five contestants will sing songs suggested by the fans.

Be sure to vote for your favorite tonight! Viewer votes are crucial at this stage of the competition.

‘American Idol’ airs tonight at 8pm on Detroit’s local Fox affiliate, Channel 2.

Visit the official ‘Idol’ website here.


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