The competition is getting stiff on American Idol. But rising star Candice Glover continues to steal the spotlight. Last night, she received a standing ovation for her rendition of “Somewhere” from West Side Story.

With three contestants left, everyone returned to their hometowns for a brief visit. Glover’s hometown of St. Helena Island, South Carolina welcomed her with opens arms. During a special ceremony, the governor of South Carolina officially declared May 4 Candice Glover Day.

Check out Glover’s rousing rendition of “Somewhere” above. Share what you think of her performance.

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