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If Riley Thompson Wins This Season, She'll Be the Youngest 'American Idol' Ever


Season 2 of American Idol might have just begun, but we're already blown away by the incredible talent we've seen so far. Speaking as someone who sings solely in the shower or at the very most, after some beers at karaoke, seeing a myriad of gifted vocalists showcase their talent in front of Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryant can be somewhat overwhelming.

But we stand here, in awe of these singers just like the rest of you. And one young singer from Texas has managed to work her way into our hearts. Keep reading for everything you need to know about 16-year-old Riley Thompson, a high school student from Mabank, Texas.