DeAndre Brackensick performed “Sometimes I Cry” by Eric Benet on American Idol Season 11 Top 9 performance on Wednesday, March 28.

According to the judges: “100 percent passion,” Steven Tyler raves for no good reason. “To me, you have one of the most special voices in the competition,” Jennifer Lopez said, yes – very special… and then Randy Jackson chimes in: “That’s who you are and what you should be.”

DeAndre Brackensick, the next American Idol? Watch his performance below.