Credit: Facebook Photo: Potential American Idol Season 12 Contestant Alexa Gilomen

Christmas came early for many American Idol fans when The Idol Pad released a preliminary (and as-of-yet unconfirmed) list of Season 12 hopefuls.

One potential contestant to watch is Alexa Gilomen stands out as one to watch. The Suwanee, Georgia native is an avid singer who reminds us a lot of Season 10 finalist Shannon Magrane. Alexa is nothing short of gorgeous, which sort of makes us long for the days of Steven Tyler and his seemingly endless list of inappropriate comments.

The North Gwinnett High School sophomore is a member of her school’s jazz band and says on her YouTube channel that she doesn’t “normally sing pop.” But she does have a great video of herself covering Christina Perri’s Twilight song, “A Thousand Years,” as well as a gorgeous rendition of Taylor Swift’s “Last Kiss.”

Although she doesn’t exactly match our own prediction for this year’s winner, the pretty singer just may be a contender! Watch some videos of Alexa singing below.

Credit: YouTube Photo: American Idol Season 12 Hopeful Alexa Gilomen Sings Christine Perri's "A Thousand Years"
Credit: YouTube Photo: American Idol Season 12 Hopeful Alexa Gilomen Sings Taylor Swift's "Last Kiss"

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