Credit: FOX ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co. Photo: American Idol Hopefuls in Season 11, Episode 2: Pittsburgh Auditions

American Idol Season 11 kicked off last night in Savannah, Georgia, and tonight the Idol train rolled into Pittsburgh. Savannah gave Pittsburgh a lot to live up to — hello, Phillip Phillips! — but the City of Champions came through with a fresh-faced crop of hopefuls. Watch the best auditions from the Pittsburgh auditions below.

 

Heejun Han shakes it out and surprises us with his smooth vocals.

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Heejun Han Sing "How am I Supposed to Live Without You" in American Idol Season 11 Pittsburgh Auditions on January 19, 2012

Reed Grimm has been singing since he was 2 — and it shows.

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Reed Grimm Sing the Family Matters Theme Song in American Idol Season 11 Pittsburgh Auditions on January 19, 2012

Samantha Novacek has a planking sister and a sweet voice.

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Season 11 American Idol Contestant Erika Van Pelt Sing "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?"

Street performer Creighton Fraker wows the judges with a song he wrote on the bus to PA.

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Creighton Fraker Sing The Jackson 5’s “Who’s Loving You” in American Idol Season 11 Pittsburgh Auditions on January 19, 2012

Justin Bieber lookalike Eben Franckewitz impresses with “Ain’t No Sunshine.”

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Justin Bieber Clone Eben Franckewitz Sing "Ain't No Sunshine" in American Idol Season 11 Pittsburgh Auditons on January 19, 2012

Cutie Travis Orlando, who has a tragic story of family struggles, returns after making it to Hollywood in Season 10.

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Travis Orlando Sing Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely” in American Idol Season 11 Pittsburgh Auditions on January 19, 2012

Mobile DJ and wedding singer Erika Van Pelt has a smoky voice that got the judges’ attention.

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Erika Van Pelt Sing Carole King’s “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” in American Idol Season 11 Pittsburgh Auditions on January 19, 2012

Hallie Day blows the judges away with "I Will Survive."

Credit: YouTube Photo: Watch Hallie Day Sing Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” in American Idol Season 11 Pittsburgh Auditions on January 19, 2012