Zoanette Johnson Makes Nicki Minaj Cry During Idol

February 28, 2013 12:02 am

As 10 more talented ladies took to the stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night on American Idol, one contestant stood out for Nicki Minaj.

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Zoanette Johnson‘s performance of “Circle of Life” from The Lion King movie practically brought the rapper to tears. “Who gon’ check you boo,” Nicki asked. “You just served it.” 19-year-old Aubrey Cleland also impressed the judges with her performance of a Beyonce favorite. “I would sign her right now,” Randy Jackson said after her performance of “Sweet Dreams“.

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Sudden death isn’t over just yet. Tune in Thursday night at 8 p.m. as 10 more male contestants fight for a spot in the next round.