A trio of bad singers followed by a trio sent on to Hollywood.
Selected for the journey: Junot Joyner (“The Blues” by Elton John; Simon says he has a very good voice), Jose Candelaria (who belts a song in Spanish) and Zac Efron-lookalike Jonathan Baines.
Next up is Temperance, a teenage girl who plays linebacker for her high school. She attempts “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.” She’s not good enough and when the judges deliver the news, she breaks into tears. The judges leave the audition room to console Temperance’s family.
Is this the softer side of “American Idol?” Discuss.