Jena Irene: “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence + the Machine – American Idol Top 2 [VIDEO]

Jena Irene Ascuitto rocked her first song of the night on the American Idol Top 2 performances show! We thought it was a great song choice from American Idol creator Simon Fuller and Jena did an awesome job. The American Idol judges certainly thought so, although they did think she did have a tiny bit of nerves from all the energy from the crowd.

Watch Jena Irene sing “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence + the Machine below and tell us what you think!

American Idol Judges:

Keith Urban says it was fantastic and gives her a “wooooo!” He says it was a great song choice from Simon Fuller. The way that she owned the stage was so good and a sign of a real pro. A few little issues with breath control because the adrenaline was through the roof, but she took it home like a Kentucky Derby winner.

Jennifer Lopez says it is electric in the room and that can be overwhelming for a performer and she could hear that, but she did fine and it was really good.

Harry Connick Jr., who is wearing an adorable bow tie, says Jena has a great internal tempo and she shows she really loves being on stage. He could hear that song on her record.

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  2. Caleb was the best by far. Didn’t like Jena at all. Sorry Jena fans but I was not impressed at all with the song and I didn’t like the way she did the Elvis song the first time so I didn’t like it this time either.

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