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Somehow, Carly Rose Sonenclar -- "X Factor USA"'s 13-year-old singing prodigy -- is stepping onstage in second place this week after last Thursday's shocking reveal that the "over 25" country singer Tate Stevens dominated the score board. But for the Wednesday night semi-finals, the "X Factor USA" teen seemed ready to fight for the top spot with 2 iconic song choices in her arsenal: "Your Song" by Elton John and "Imagine" by John Lennon.
Carly performed "Your Song" at the beginning of the episode, and this marked the first song choice she has made for herself on the show so far. "Imagine" (selected by her mentor, Britney Spears) came second, and it was considered a very risky choice by the judges because of the song's popularity.
Watch "Imagine" in the video above and "Your Song" in the video below, and prepare to be (yet again) blown away by her renditions. We're rooting for you, Carly!
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