Ali Shields is off to Hollywood, but it took one of the more unusual American Idol auditions to get her there.

This aspiring singer has actually been featured on national television before, posting a video online that eventually landed her a spot on Ellen. She proceeded to attend a red carpet event through the talk shot host and kiss Usher. No, really!

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Say farewell to Demi Lovato, fans. You might not be seeing her for awhile. In the Twitterverse, that is.

The singer has taken a break from the social networking service, posting two messages last night, the first of which was a mysterious reference that likely led to the second:

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If American Idol were a talking competition, Aubree Dieckmeyer would be screwed.

The 20-year old auditioned in San Diego for TV's top-rated series last night... only she had trouble remembering just which show she hoping to win. See what we mean in the interview that precedes her actual try out here:

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