Erika Van Pelt showed a lot of Heart on American Idol last night, choosing to cover the classic 1980s track "What About Love."
How did the mobile DJ's trip to Hollywood turn out? Not terribly, though not especially memorably, either. We aren't buzzing over Erika this morning the way we are over Hollie Cavanagh or even Elise Testone.
The singer seems to know her range, keeping everything in a mostly low, husky tone. The result? A "magical" performance, according to Steven Tyler and an "amazing" one according to Jennifer Lopez. Randy, meanwhile, gave Van Pelt props for her restraint. Watch now and see if you agree with these assessments: