Steven Tyler Makes Surprise Appearance in Final ‘American Idol’ Auditions

January 31, 2013 10:38 pm

A former judge in drag and a contestant with a puppet? It all happened on Thursday’s unpredictable “American Idol“.

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Centered in Oklahoma City, the final auditions of the season brought along many surprising moments. We loved when former judge Steven Tyler shocked the panel. We couldn’t turn away when contestant Halie Hilburn introduced us to her puppet, Oscar. Last but not least, Kayden Stephenson, a 16-year-old living with cystic fibrosis, stole the show with his story and talent.

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Tune in next Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. on FOX when the gang heads to Hollywood!