American Idol Season 12 made their second stop in the Windy City, as as Nicki Minaj noted, it was fabulous! A slew of fresh-faced and golden-voiced hopefuls came out in order to impress the judges... and we even say a few familiar faces, as well.
 
Watch all the performances from the Chicago auditions below!

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Credit: YouTube Photo: Mackenzie Wasner Sings “Whenever You Come Around” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Johnny Keyser Sings “Try a Little Tenderness” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Curtis Finch Jr. Sings “God Is Able” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Gabe Brown Sings “Gimme Shelter” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Kez Ban, the Fire Performer, Performs in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Kiara Lanier Sings Celine Dion’s “The Prayer” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Ninja Kevin Nabity Performs in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: YouTube Photo: Mariah Pulice Sings “Let It Be”in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Isabelle Parell Duets “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” With Keith Urban in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: YouTube Photo: Brandy Neelly Sings “Your Cheatin’ Heart” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Stephanie Schimel Sings “Dream a Little Dream of Me” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Ashley Curry Sings “Mama Knows Best” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: YouTube Photo: Griffin Peterson Sings ”Washed By the Water“ in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Lazaro Arbos Sings “Bridge Over Troubled Water” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Josh Holiday Sings “Back at One” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Melissa Bush Sings “Downtown” in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)