Thia Megia is only 15 years old. That's hard to believe when you watch her on American Idol, on which she is a season 10 finalist....

Did you believe in Thia Megia last night?

The young American Idol hopeful dedicated her rendition of "Daniel" to her brother and was told by Jimmy Iovine that "if they believe it, you get to the following week. If they don't, I don't believe you do."

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Only 16 years old, Thia Megia was born a full generation after the end of Motown.

But that didn't stop this talented crooner from showing off a bit of rhythm and belting out Martha and the Vandellas' "(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave" on last night's American Idol performance show.

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Tasked with covering a song from the year of her birth, Thia Megia went all Disney on American Idol viewers last night.

The season 10 hopeful delivered a lovely version of Vanessa Williams' "Colors of the Wind" from the 1995 film Pocahontas. Wow. Yes, Thia Megia was born in 1995. It's a safe choice, one that shows off Megia's steady, strong tone and style.

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Thia Megia kept it simple on American Idol last night.

The young singer took to the stage and covered "Smile" on this week's performance show, earning a comparison to Michael Jackson and Adele from Randy Jackson. But Steven Tyler found the rendition "a little pitchy," while Jennifer Lopez said she found the arrangement "interesting."

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All the American Idol chatter this morning may be over Pia Toscano and her rendition of "I'll Stand By You," but another semifinalist also assured herself of a spot in the finals with a beautiful ballad cover.

Thia Megia, only 15 years old (and confused over how to prove that, as Ryan Seacrest tried to joke about), delivered a simple version of "Out Here On My Own," a song featured in "Fame."

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She has the name of a movie star, as noted by Jennifer Lopez. But does Thia Megia have the voice of an American Idol champion?

Only 15, the contestant displayed impressive confidence and comfort in front of the judges last night, delivering one of the best performances of the evening on Adele's "Chasing Pavements."

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