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Since she first walked onto The X Factor stage in a statement vest and cut-off shorts, Carly Rose Sonenclar has been making us say “What!?” (copyright L.A. Reid 2012). She snarled her way through Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good,” shocking us into a shiny-haired oblivion.

Well, it doesn’t look like that amazement and shock and awe — and feeling that we’re never going to be as talented as this 13-year-old — will subside anytime soon. Turns out, we’re not the only ones blown away. Britney Spears has obviously been enamored of li’l Carly Rose and has already tweeted her amazement multiple times.

But the teens category is full of stars, and with tonight’s cuts, everyone’s futures seem to be up in the air.

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Maybe not. Carly Rose’s mentor will.i.am tweeted his support for the pint-size diva, saying she “is one of the best singers I have ever heard... 13years old and amazing...i Predict she wins the entire competition...#TeamBritney.” Interesting capitalization habits aside, we’d say that we agree the little powerhouse should make it through to live episodes, if not all the way — especially if the Black Eyed Pea has anything to say about it.

What do you think, is Carly going to make it to the finals? Is it a little weird that will is playing favorites so publicly? Tell us what you think.

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