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Hollywood treated Stefano Langone, Jovany Barreto and Jacee Badeaux very well last night.

This trio of American Idol hopefuls were featured in the same segment, each impressing the judges with versions of singles such as "You Can Feel It All Over" and "Time of My Life."

As a result, all are a part of the final 60 and all will take to the stage in Las Vegas next week. Check out snippets from each of their performances below, with a warning/apology to our female readers: Barreto keeps his shirt on...

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Group night on American Idol brought out the talented - Deandre Brackensick, Jacob Lusk - and the petty:

Poor 15-year old Jacee Badeaux was booted from his first group, in the middle of the evening, leaving him to scramble for a replacement and learn a new routine at the last moment.

The youngster recovered from the snub and joined Sugar Mama and the Babies (Denise Jackson, Stevie Cain, Natalie Hanson, Brett Loewenstern) for a rendition of "Mercy," but forgot some of the lyrics and improvised about not wanting to go home. It was cute, but not exactly American Idol champion material.

Below, watch Scotty McCreery, Clint Jun Gamboa, Monique De Los Santos and Frances Coontz explain their treatment of Badeaux, followed by this group's performance and that of Sugar Mama and the Babies:

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After getting off to a strong start in New Jersey, the new American Idol panel hit the Big Easy last night.

As Steven Tyler continued to share random thoughts and jokes (our favorite: seeing a husky Randy Jackson in a photo from a high school sporting event and asking, "Which is the shot put?"), two contestants stood out. We've posted their audition videos below.

Sarah Sellers: Large-lipped 28-year-old describes herself as a "marketing analyst by day, an aspiring singer and a food and music blogger." Tyler adored her version of Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love," sang here:

Jacee Badeaux: A 15-year old summed up by J. Lo as being "So sweet and SOOOO CUUUUUTE!" Close your eyes, listen to him sing an Otis Redding classic and ask yourself: Couldn't this be Justin Bieber?

Jacee Badeaux Biography

Jacee Badeaux is a 15-year old contestant on season 10 of American Idol. He hails from Lafayette, Louisiana and has quite the baby face.... More »
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