Season 9 of American Idol may well have a new front-runner after the Lambert-like performance of Siobhan Magnus Tuesday night. She performed the Rolling Stones 1966 hit “Paint It Black”, in a seemingly effortlessly rendition that earned her the praises of all four judges.
Simon Cowell declared, “It was the stand out performance of tonight.”
Magnus turned 20 this week and lives in Barnstable, Massachusetts. She is an apprentice glassblower and fronted an alt-rock band called Lunar Valve before hooking up with AI.
Judges favorites Crystal Bowersox and Michael Lynche were both criticized this week for not bringing their A-game to Rolling Stones week.
Check out Siobhan’s “Paint It Black” performance below: