15-Yr-Old Belts 1st Note Of Difficult Song Making Judges Eyes Pop As She Transforms Before Their Eyes
Sasha Alonzo 1/28/2019
Every one of us has a dream, a passion. Some are after business success while others aim to be known in the field of arts, music or literature. Some people are just crazy about making their name famous in the sports world.
Mara Justine, a teenage girl from New Jersey, is just like the rest of us. She has a dream. In her case, it is a powerful passion for music that she will pursue no matter what it takes. And so, she did nothing but her best when she showcased her talent in the world renowned singing competition, American Idol. And I must say, it is a performance that totally wowed the show's judges!
Mara Justine Platt, simply called "Mara" by her family and friends, is a talented teenage girl who obviously lives for music. During her audition for the sixteenth season of American Idol, the show's judges—Katy Perry, Luke Brian and Lionel Richie—were totally awed by this girl's singing prowess. Her version of Rihanna's "Love on the Brain" was a performance that garnered her a standing ovation from the three judges.
And, once again, this amazing girl showed that she's got what it takes to be a star when she did a stellar rendition of Etta James' "Something's Got A Hold On Me". This song is known for its ridiculous runs and energetic vibe which would take a lot of talent and heart to sing it perfectly.
With her young aura and innocent looks, everyone probably thought Mara did not look like someone who can sing such a big song. But, boy, everyone was in for a huge surprise!
Mara showed just how talented she is that despite her young age, she can definitely take on powerful songs and nail it! Everyone was enjoying her performance and there was an electrifying energy in the air which made the number even more exciting.
She may be a teenager, but her powerful performance is something way beyond her years. She was really in the zone! She was grooving and absolutely owning the stage. The audience could not help but cheer her and and feel her contagious energy. She was really enjoying her number and everyone watching could clearly tell.
The judges were also very pleased with this amazing girl, not just for her fantastic voice but with the energy she was exuding as well as her palpable stage presence. The look on Luke's face as she was performing says it all! Mara undoubtedly owned the stage and everyone could not get enough of her extraordinary talent.
You won't want to miss the young star with a bright future ahead of her!