Amidst a sea of J. Lo's tears, Chris Medina was eliminated from American Idol this week.
But that isn't stopping the aspiring singer from pursuing his dreams. The former contestant, whose fiancee suffered a brain injury in a 2009 car accident, will appear on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this evening and perform the single "What Are Words."
“It’s a song about making promises and fulfilling them, about telling someone you love that you’ll be there and having them be able to count on you because you said it," Chris says. "Because the words that you say really mean something. It’s a powerful song.”
Medina has already released a video for it. Watch and react to it now: