Jennifer Lopez announced Majesty Rose, whom we first met in Atlanta, as the first contestant to sing for America. This 21-year-old preschool teacher grew up singing in church, but gospel wasn't her genre. Now she's ready to break free and Randy's workshop helped her get there. She chose Pharrell Williams' "Happy" to perform and as she told vocal coach Michael Orland, she showed she can play the guitar and move on stage at the same time! Majesty brought a lot of energy to her performance and even had Jennifer Lopez clapping along.

"That's how you're supposed to come out here," exclaimed Jennifer after Majesty's performance. Harry felt "very fortunate" that Majesty set a fantastic tone for the competition. Keith praised her song choice and thought it showed her vocal range. When asked how she felt about being surrounded by fans Majesty announced,"I feel like we're all friends." Will Majesty's friends be able to get her to the next round in the competition? We'll have to wait until Thursday to find out.

Majesty Rose

Singing always seems so effortless for Majesty Rose York, so it was surprising to watch her forget the lyrics to "Stars" by Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. We've heard this song more on Idol than we have on the radio! The forgotten lyrics didn't change the judges' minds - they expect big things from her in the Top 30!

Over at the Dolby Theater, Hollywood Week was officially in session. Majesty Rose York kicked off the performances by letting her quiet voice shine with Feist's "1, 2, 3, 4." Still rocking the fanny pack, Samantha Calmes performed Bon Iver's "Flume." Doesn't that fanny pack interfere with her guitar? Worship Leader John Fox went with Needtobreathe's "The Outsiders." For Brandy Neelly's fourth time in Hollywood, she delivered a strong solo of Grace Potter's "Stars." Majesty, John, and Brandy moved on to the next round, but Samantha is packing her...waist purse.

Majesty Rose

Jennifer Lopez announced Majesty Rose, whom we first met in Atlanta, as the first contestant to sing for America. This 21-year-old preschool teacher grew up singing in church, but gospel wasn't her genre. Now she's ready to break free and Randy's workshop helped her get there. She chose Pharrell Williams' "Happy" to perform and as she told vocal coach Michael Orland, she showed she can play the guitar and move on stage at the same time! Majesty brought a lot of energy to her performance and even had Jennifer Lopez clapping along.

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