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Do you sense a theme early on season nine of American Idol?

The show is highlighting young women on guitars, possibly aiming to find the next Taylor Swift. Not exactly a misguided strategy.

Two of the female contestants that have advanced to the semifinals and made a strong impression on viewers are Crystal Bowersox and Janell Wheeler. The former can seriously rock a harmonica, while the latter was admittedly a bundle of nerves in Hollywood, but got the green light from all four judges anyway.

Consider the futures of these aspiring stars and vote below...

  • Bowersox!
  • Janell Wheeler Promo Picture

Who will advance farther on American Idol?

 

Earlier today, we also compared semifinalists Andrew Garcia and Todrick Hall. Sound off on these hopefuls chances right now, as well.

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

She was only featured for 20 seconds on the American Idol Orlando audition episode.

But those were a gorgeous 20 seconds.

Florida native Janell Wheeler sang "House of the Rising Sun" in front of the judges and impressed them with her vocal range and good looks. We don't mean to be shallow by including the latter, but let's face it: beauty helps.

Wheeler is a sales representative from Tampa. She won Orlando's Got Talent and describes her music as "country, pop, soul, glam, fun."

The 24-year old also says she loves the ocean. Will viewers love her in Hollywood? Check out her audition below and decide for yourself.

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Janell Wheeler Biography

Janell Wheeler Image Janell Wheeler has advanced to Hollywood on season nine of American Idol. She hails from Orlando. The aspiring singer cites Journey and... More »
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