As George Jenkins High School student Kimmy Gabriela finished singing “Say Something” by A Great Big World on Monday night’s episode of ‘s ABC”American Idol,” judge Katy Perry appeared to want to declare her the winner before the show even ended.

She stood from the judges desk and walked away in a mock exit, exclaiming, “The show’s over.”

Judge Luke Bryan turned to the audience and said, “We told you there was talent!”

Read a recap in USA Today to see who else made it to the next round and enjoy this video, which includes Kimmy’s performance:

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  1. There is a mistake in the article. The Judge is Luke Bryan not Luke Perry who is deceased.

    1. Thank you so much for letting us know. The error has been corrected. I knew which Luke it was and even made sure of the spelling before I wrote it. I just did some weird brain switch at the last minute.

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