American Idol Contestant Elijah Liu Performs Rihanna’s ‘Stay’

In honor of Emerging Talent month here at Buzznet, I figured I’d give a shout out to my favorite American Idol contestant, Elijah Liu! The 18-year-old California native has only been singing for two years and already he has the look and talent of a veteran. Last night, Liu performed Rihanna’s “Stay.” The reaction from the judges was mixed, but personally I enjoyed his subtle and controlled version! 

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What do you think of Elijah’s rendition?