As American Idol headed to Kansas City, contestant Casey Carlson was able to move judge Simon Cowell, that makes her stand out amongst the crowd to Hollywood.

Casey Carlson,20, a University of Minnesota student sang a beautiful rendition of A Thousand Miles and was able to even move Simon Cowell, who said, I have a good vibe about you!

As Casey Carlson won her golden ticket to Hollywood she said, I'm so excited. I can't even believe that it's real right now.

It looks like the new season of American Idol is heating up like never before. And though Bikini Girl Katrina Darrell has already made a splash, she already has some competition.

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