Jacob Lusk Belts Out "You're All I Need to Get By"

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I sing songs that have meaning.

So stated Jacob Lusk on last night's Motown-themed episode of American Idol.

The finalist proceeded to show us exactly what that means, belting out a Marvin Gaye classic and giving what many consider to be one of the top auditions of the season.

Hitting every night and playing with the melody, Jacob actually went down to give his grandmother a hug soon after he completed singing and the judges finished gushing. Watch the soulful arrangement and performance now:

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