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Teen Receives Standing Ovation From "Idol" Judges

"That girl can REALLY sing!"

That's the feedback "American Idol" semifinalist Jessica Sanchez got from judge Randy Jackson during Wednesday night's show.

The 16-year-old is a seasoned pro (she appeared on "America's Got Talent" when she was just 11) and turned in a rousing rendition of "Love You I Do" from "Dreamgirls." Even more astonishing, Jessica was recovering from swollen vocal chords. Check out her performance below:

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Jessica's performance got the only standing ovation of the night. She's established herself as a frontrunner, but hopefully won't fall prey to the same fate that befell fellow big-voiced star Pia Toscano last season.

Picking a pop song from a movie soundtrack proved to be a smart move for Hollie Cavanagh too. Judge Jennifer Lopez reiterated she thought the 18-year-old Texan could win after singing "Reflection" from "Mulan." Watch it, below:

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Not everyone fared as well. Baylie Brown was complimented for her looks and not her voice (always a bad sign) and Randy called Haley Johnsen's cover of "Sweet Dreams" a "nightmare."

Find out who makes the top 13 tonight!

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