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'Idolatry': Aaron Kelly on abandoning Usher's advice, and dismissing comparisons to past Idols

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Aaron Kelly made it all the way to fifth place on American Idol‘s ninth season, but he says he was satisfied the moment he cracked the top 10. I sat down with the high school student to discuss his run on the show, including the real story behind his “botched” lyrics in Hollywood Week, the reason you should “never throw the band under the bus,” and the hidden talent the show’s producers never revealed he possessed. Press play below to get that scoop and more, and for all my Idol news and commentary, follow me on Twitter @EWMichaelSlezak.