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While the American Idol world is still buzzing about the disqualification of Joanna Pacitti this week, at least one contestant is celebrating.

Felicia Barton has taken Pacitti’s place in the semifinal round of 36 on the show. But what do fans know about this aspiring singer?

A bit of background:

  • She is 27 years old;
  • She is married;
  • She hails from Virgina Beach;
  • She has a one-year old son.

In a video on the official American Idol website, Barton also said: There’s nothing fake about me. I love being who I am.”

Will viewers feel the same? Tune in next week. Find out!

Click on the photos above for larger images of Felicia Barton.