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Candice Glover 'American Idol'

Waiting in the red room for the big reveal was stressful enough, but for Candice Glover, who auditioned for the show three times, the anticipation was killing her. "When [Ryan Seacrest] said 'she has auditioned three times,' three of us in that room auditioned three times! I was like 'is it me?'" she recalls. "I said a little prayer." Thankfully, the show didn't torture her too much, as Glover, who brought down the house with a powerful victory song of "I'm Going Down" by Rose Royce, was the second name called to the stools.