Tasked with singing a song that was released the year of her birth, Pia Toscano chose Whitney Houston's "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" last night.

Prior to taking the stage and wowing the judges yet again ("You are why this show is called American Idol," Steven said), we learned via montage that Pia has been covering classics since she was young.

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She seemingly came out of nowhere, but Pia Toscano is here to stay.

The American Idol finalist, who received little air time prior to last week's sterling rendition of "I'll Stand By You," was thrust to the forefront of the competition after earning the first standing ovation of the season from the judges for her semifinal performance.

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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.

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Pia Toscano Biography

Pia Toscano on Stage Pia Toscano made it to Hollywood on season six of American Idol and is back for more! She auditioned for season 10 in New Jersey and... More »
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