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American Idol judges make ‘executive decision’ to save drag queen Ada Vox

Written by gaytourism

Ada Vox will sing another day | Photo: YouTube/American Idol

One of the most talked about names in the new season of American Idol is Ada Vox.

The drag queen contestant wowed judges in the first audition.

In the most recent episode and round, it seemed to be the end of the road for Vox. The audience didn’t vote to send the singer into the Top 10. However, the judges had a different idea…

They gave her a second after not making the cut on Sunday night. Last night (23 April), she proved her place in the Top 10 with a powerful performance of Jennifer Holliday’s And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.

Watch the whole emotional performance – and the judges’ decision below.

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A standing ovation

As soon as Vox finished the song, the audience began chanting her name.

The judges, meanwhile, all gave her a standing ovation and shared some glances between them. Then Katy Perry began speaking: ‘I do think we know talent when we see it. So I say we would like to make an executive decision right now.’

Vox was overwhelmed and immediately began crying as the judges all pointed to the Top 10 section.

Definitely worth it.

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