Pacitti's audition was broadcast on the Jan. 21 episode of the hit FOX series, and the young singing actress has advanced to Hollywood Week. Pacitti sang Pat Benatar's "We Belong" for her audition, and received praise from all four "American Idol" judges. The singer was previously signed to A&M records, and her debut recording was titled "This Crazy Life."
Pacitti will advance to Hollywood Week with Adam Lambert, who was part of the cast of the Los Angeles production of Wicked. Lambert's audition, a rendition of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," was aired on the Jan. 20 broadcast of "Idol."
Among the many "American Idol" finalists and/or winners who have appeared on Broadway are Fantasia, Diana DeGarmo, Constantine Maroulis, Frenchie Davis, Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks.
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