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Iraheta auditioned for the eighth season of American Idol Country singer and actress Reba McEntire also mentioned Iraheta being one of her favorites, in addition to Allen and Lambert. in San Francisco, California. The judges unanimously agreed to put her through to the semifinals, with Kara DioGuardi saying "keep your eye on that girl" and Paula Abdul predicting she would be a "dark horse" in the competition.In her Top 10 performance, she performed "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone". This earned her further praise from the judges, with DioGuardi stating that her voice "comes from God; you can't teach that. You sing like you've been singing for 400 years". For her performance in the Top 8, Iraheta sang "I Can't Make You Love Me". Jackson compared her to first season winner Kelly Clarkson. She is Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Lopez's favorite contestant of Season 8.On May 6, Allison was eliminated, finishing in fourth place. The results came as a shock to many viewers, since many felt she had delivered one of the better performances of the night.
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