Local Talent Shines on American Idol

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thumb_a7fe623f4ce2961HARRISON, Ark. – A Harrison woman is headed to Hollywood on the reality singing competition American Idol.

Twenty-five-year-old Tessa Kate wowed all three of the judges in Omaha, Neb. and punched her ticket to Hollywood on Thursday night’s episode.

Kate talks with American Idol after receiving her golden ticket:

She also talked about the butterflies facing American Idol judges: 

Kate says the judges told her her voice may set her apart in the competition: 

Kate sang and played the guitar to Johnny Cash’s country classic, “Folsom Prison Blues.” Kate could be featured in next week’s show on February 5, being promoted as Hollywood Week.

Click this link to see Tessa’s journey to Hollwood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8iXVdFayFI