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American Idol Sneak Peek: How Big a Threat Is Stephany Negrete?

Has American Idol found its bookend to Season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson?

That’s been the question looming over the Fox reality competition’s farewell season — and it seems especially pertinent as judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. listen to Stephany Negrete’s audition to the Jackson 5’s “Who’s Lovin’ You?” (airing Thursday at 8/7c).

No doubt, Stephany’s got vocal horsepower, impressive control and a winning personality — but is she a legitimate threat for the final confetti shower in Idol history?

Press PLAY above on our exclusive sneak-peek video, then share your thoughts on whether Stephany is a shoo-in for the Top 12!