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WATCH NOW: Casey Abrams Sings Nirvana Song on 'American Idol'

Last night there was an "American Idol" first: The first time Nirvana was ever performed on the show's stage.

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The theme of the night was "Birth Year Songs" and Casey Abrams decided to take on Kurt Cobain and Co.'s "Smells Like Teen Spirit" from 1991.

With a little extra growl in his voice and a guitar in his hands, the bearded 20-year-old got praise from judges Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson for taking a risk with his performance -- though J.Lo said it was a "little bit screamy-screechy" at times.

Steven Tyler loved it, saying "That's the goop the great stuff is made of, and you got it."

Check out the performance above -- are you feeling it?

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