Pia Toscano Earns First Standing O of Season 10

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Do you hear that sound, Jacob Lusk? It's the beautiful voice of Pia Toscano, and it's coming for your title as Early American Idol Favorite.

This 21-year old from New York stood proudly at the microphone during last night's semifinal round and belted out a version of The Pretenders "I'll Stand By You." Finishing with a powerful flourish, she earned the first standing ovation of the season from Steven, J. Lo and Randy.

"That was unbelievable," the Dawg gushed afterward. "That's how you do it!"

Watch/listen to this contender below and then decide: How far can Pia go?

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