Allison Iraheta Someone to Watch Over Me (Video)

April 28, 2009

See the Allison Iraheta Someone to Watch Over Me video, lyrics here. The Season 8 American Idol finalist delivered a remarkable and powerful performance. See the video, photos and lyrics here of the Allison Iraheta American Idol Rat Pack Night performance.

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The 17-year-old Allison Iraheta took on a standard, Someone to Watch Over Me on American Idol Rat Pack Night April 28, 2009 which featured a surprise guest mentor; the Grammy and Oscar winner Jaime Foxx mentoring the contestants as they sang standards from the celebrated 1960s Rat Pack whose members included showbiz legends Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop and others.

Someone to Watch Over Me lyrics were written by Ira Gershwin and music by George Gershwin from the musical Oh, Kay! The song has since become a standard and covered by numerous artists including Frank Sinatra.

The Allison Iraheta performance was easily her best of the entire American Idol season 8, wining praise from all of the judges except one.

Randy Jackson said that Allison Iraheta looked like Brittany Murphy and sang like (pop singer-songwriter) Pink with 9,000 more octaves.

Kara Dioguardi, noting that the singer had previously been in the bottom three, said she had performed beyond her years and won new fans. She told her that she deserved to be in the finals.

Paula Abdul told the young singer she had been waiting all season to hear her sing a ballad.

Simon Cowell asked Allison Iraheta if she thought she could win the competition at this stage. It wasn’t a rhetorical question and the young singer replied, ‘I think I can. I think all of us have that chance right now.’

Simon Cowell then said, stunningly, ‘I don’t feel that belief in you still,” and he went on to say, ‘I have a horrible feeling you could be in trouble tonight.’

Nonetheless, Allison Iraheta Someone to Watch Over video, when seen a second time shows she was a standout and a crowd pleaser on American Idol Rat Pack Night.

As the only remaining female contending for American Idol Allison Iraheta competes against Adam Lambert, Danny Gokey, Kris Allen, and Matt Giraud. Here is a summary of their song choices and performances.

Here is a recap of American Idol Top 5 April 28, 2009 show.

Here are the are the Someone to Watch Over Me Lyrics. More photos and Allison Iraheta Someone to Watch Over Me video below.

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