I stopped watching American Idol years ago - I think it lost its way. But videos like this one are the reason this show is back and I think the reason this show is a thing. You get to see the real singers of the world, the real people with goals to entertain, and desires to shine.

Maddie Zahm is one of those people. Check out her story (and her voice) in the video above and let's hope she makes it far representing Idaho! With stories like hers, I may start watching this show again...plus, Katy Perry makes it worth watching too.