Jessica Sanchez Stuns with Whitney Houston Cover

by Robert Pace 3:46 AM PST, March 08, 2012
Photo: FOX

Although the American Idol girls initially expressed intimidation in honoring the late Whitney Houston, some of the girls belted out some great renditions of Houston's songs, mostly notably Jessica Sanchez's cover of "I Will Always Love You."

With the stage covered in fog and the spotlight shining on the 16-year-old, Jessica belted out a beautiful rendition of one of Houston's most iconic songs that rendered a standing ovation not only from the audience but the judges as well.

Sanchez inspired the most critical of the judges, Randy Jackson, to profess that she was one of the most talented singers in the country.

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Judge Jennifer Lopez was found at a loss for words after the performance, which she deemed as, "just amazing."

Steven Tyler then echoed both of the judges' sentiments, going out on a limb as telling her that she "might just be the one," which is a feeling that the judges have all expressed at sometime after Sanchez's various stellar performances.

Check Sanchez's rendition of Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" in the video below.