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Jena Irene advances to 'Idol' finale

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Jena was the first to advance to the finale. Jena was the first to advance to the finale.
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Wednesday night on the performance show, Jena sang mentor Randy Jackson's pick first, 'Titanium' by David Guetta. Then she performed the judges' pick 'Heart Attack' by Demi Lovato. And, closing the show, she sang the hometown's choice of 'Creep' by Radiohead.

Also in the top three were Caleb Johnson from North Carolina and Alex Preston from New Hampshire. Caleb advanced to the finale with Jena.

Also see: Does Jena Irene dodge a question about an 'Idol' romance?


Don't miss the season finale next week. Jena will be performing with Paramore. Earlier in the season she told Ryan Seacrest she would love to sing with the band's frontwoman, Hayley Williams.

'Idol' will be on at a different time next week. The performance show will be on Tuesday at 8 p.m. and the winner will be announced Wednesday during the 9 p.m. show.
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