American Idol

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Fan favorite MacKenzie Bourg whowowedwith a version ofWhitney Houstons I Wanna Dance with Somebody earlier in the season admitted her songs left him feeling out of his comfort zone.

Before this competition, I never really thought I could pursue music as a career, butIdolhas opened my eyes to the opportunity I have to pursue my passion, she told PEOPLE afterwards. And I plan on making the most of it.

Sia said, Oh! You picked the hardest possible song, good for you, Harmon revealed after the feedback. I wanted to make her proud.

But after a mentoring session with Sia, Bourg wowed with a version of Titanium and fellow competitorDalton Rapatonitook Bird Set Free up from the key he had originally planned to sing it in. But it was Trent Harmon who received the highest praise from the judges for attempting the high notes on Sias Chandelier.

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When it came to singingSiasongs on Thursdays episode of, the shows male contestants found themselves fearful to attempt the high notes from the singers vocally difficult songs.

Keith Urbantold PEOPLE of the performance afterwards: Trent attempted one of, to me, the greatest songs out there and he killed it. We all know he can sing but he was pushed to a different level tonight.

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MeanwhileHarry Connick Jr.told PEOPLE: It is really difficult to go out there and do what Trent did tonight. That was a very difficult song and he succeeded technically and, more importantly, he told a full story.

The Top 4 will perform next Thursday (at 8p.m. ET) and the fifteenth andfinal Idol will be announced the following week on astar-studded finaleApril 7.

But it wasnt a winning night for all of theIdolcontestants. After ending up in the bottom the past two weeks, it was announced that Sonika Vaid who saved herself last week with a performance of Let it Go fromFrozen had received the least amount of votes and was sent home.

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