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Jessica Sanchez Turned the Beat Around on American Idol last night.

But, given her amazing cover of Whitney Houston a week ago, should she really have taken such a different approach this time around? The judges had an easy answer to that question yesterday: NO.

“I love your voice, but you can’t stray too far,” Steven Tyler told Jessica,” randomly adding: I love those pants.”

Both Randy and J. Lo, meanwhile, questioned Sanchez’s vibrato. Were they too harsh on her? Is she still the favorite? Listen to her version of this Gloria Estefan classic and decide for yourself:

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