Keith loved the clarity in her tone, but felt Briana didn't get into the zone in the song until the very end. Jennifer said Briana has the potential to be a young Whitney Houston, but she'll have to work on her connection to her material and the audience to get any further. Harry had some Olympic themed advice and urged Briana not to get drawn into the trap of using high-notes like figure skaters use the triple axle. It'll get you applause, but that is it.

Briana Oakley's IDOL™ journey began back in Season 12, but she made it past the point of no return when she was chosen to sing for America's vote. Briana used her time at Randy's workshop to work on her "need for perfection" and Randy suggested she could lighten it up a little bit. Briana chose Demi Lovato's "Warrior," and while the professionals at Randy's workshop could hear the emotion in her voice, they could not see it in her face or movement. Briana may be intense by nature, but that only helped her live performance.

Briana Oakley

Returners Briana Oakley and Brandy Neelly were called to the judges together. They couldn't figure out the elevator, so they physically experienced many highs and lows before stepping in front of the judges. Brandy's cover of "Up To The Mountain" was strong and Briana's take on "My Kind Of Love" was beautiful, so who would go home? Brandy looked like she was going to pass out as the judges stated, "We have to have the best in there, and that's why you both made it." Congrats, ladies!

It looks like MK Nobilette's decision to leave her original group (with Emmanuel, Carmen, and Terrica) wasn't a terrible decision - she sounded great with Lorde's "Royals." MK's group member Briana Oakley really shined, and the last few notes she sang were breathtaking. She had Jennifer Lopez shaking off her goosies, so it was no surprise that Briana and MK and the rest of their group were moving to the next round of Hollywood Week.

Who would have guessed that Gas Station Attendant Jesse Cline would take on an Ellie Goulding song? It was a great choice, because Jesse - as well as returner Briana Oakley - were moving on to group night.

Briana Oakley

Keith loved the clarity in her tone, but felt Briana didn't get into the zone in the song until the very end. Jennifer said Briana has the potential to be a young Whitney Houston, but she'll have to work on her connection to her material and the audience to get any further. Harry had some Olympic themed advice and urged Briana not to get drawn into the trap of using high-notes like figure skaters use the triple axle. It'll get you applause, but that is it.

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