Joshua Ledet: An Angel on American Idol?

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Like Elise Testone last night, Joshua Ledet tackled one of the most difficult songs an American Idol finalist can cover: "Without You," originally written by Harry Nilsson and performed by Mariah Carey.

Did he pull it off?

Hmmm... let's ask Jennifer Lopez: "You are a phenom! You are an absolute angel from heaven. That voice is a godsend!"

We think that's a yes. Ledet poured every ounce of emotion he could into the audition, wiping his brow at one point as the violinists played behind him and showing off his incredible range via multiple runs in the middle. Watch now and try not to be impressed:

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]