Hollie Cavanagh Proves "The Power of Love" on American Idol

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Simply put, in the words of Randy Jackson, Hollie Cavanagh "blew it out of da box" on American Idol last night.

The season 11 finalist showed no fear in covering "The Power of Love," a ballad made famous by one of the best voices in the history of music, Celione Dion.

But Cavanagh made that superstar proud during her performance, belting out strong note after strong note and likely taking the title of Female Favorite away from Jessica Sanchez.

Can Hollie speed it up? Can she ace anything but slow tempo love songs? Does it matter? Those are questions for next week. For now, just sit back and enjoy one of the best auditions of the year:

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