Colton Dixon ‘Never Gone’ Covered by American Idol Angela Miller [VIDEO]

Gil ShalowitzMar 12, 2013 05:15 PM EDT

American Idol 2013 contestant Angela Miller sang her heart out during a rendition of former American Idol finalist Colton Dixon's original song "Never Gone" on Tuesday night's episode. Judges were wowed and praised the singer.

Keith Urban said, "That was beautiful. When you play the piano, that's when I hear you the clearest and truest. I loved that song..."

"The trumpets should sound when you walk in the room, little girl ... The fact that you have your own signature sound already, can I just get your album? ... I want an acoustic album. It's incredible Angela, I love what you do..." Nicki Minaj said.

"America has a star born on that stage right there. Angie, she is going places. It was like I was already at your show already. Doing a Colton song, Colton was unbelievable on the show... You are born to do what you're doing... Keep on going!" Randy Jackson said.

Mariah Carey appeared speechless and said she was "blown away" by Miller's performance.

Miller is a strong female candidate this year and has even been predicted by some to be the leading lady.

Keith Urban had stated in a previous episode that this year's competition has many great female frontrunners.

"It's absolutely a girl's year to win, in my opinion," Urban said. "It's not to say the guys aren't strong, but it's a testament to how strong the girls are ... the girls were just incredibly strong this year."

Watch Miller's original song performance of "You Set Me Free" and rendition of "Never Gone" below.



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