Farewell, Erika Van Pelt! Watch the American Idol 2012 Contestant’s Best Performances Here
Although never quite a frontrunner in the competition, we expected Season 11’s Erika Van Pelt to last longer than she did. In a surprising turn of events, the 26-year-old singer/songwriter was sent packing after the Top 10 round — even after her Billy Joel cover received rave reviews from the judges. Did anyone see that coming?
For all you die-hard Erika fans, we’ve got her best performances for you below.