Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan through her rendition of "Almost is never enough" by Ariana Grande.
Ada Vox made a triumphant return to "American Idol" on March 25 five years after being bounced from the top 50.
"It was intimidating", she said.
Her audition ends with three yes votes and a golden ticket to Hollywood. "It's reachable if you keep your dreams close to your heart". She won over all the judges with her performance. "I couldn't believe they were saying these things about me", she said.
Smith sang "And I'm Telling You" which she said was a big song to sing with nerves, but it went pretty well.
Jumping over its lead-in by 89% at 8:00 p.m. against an NCAA BASKETBALL overrun/Stormy Daniels-fueled CBS and building from its first to second hour, ABC's "American Idol" held steady with its week-ago telecast in Adults 18-49 (1.7/6 vs. 1.8/6).