Wave see you later to Leah Marlene as she earned her spot in the next round of Hollywood Week on “American Idol”.
Marlene projected her inner Avril Lavigne with a stripped-back, acoustic version of “Sk8er Boi”. Equipped with a green toque and guitar, Marlene had the “American Idol” judges smiling and audience clapping along. The performance was good enough to push her to the next round.
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This year’s “American Idol” judges are songstress Katy Perry, country crooner Luke Bryan and the iconic Lionel Richie. “American Idol” original Ryan Seacrest returned for hosting duties.
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Lavigne released “Sk8er Boi” in 2002 as the second single from her debut album, Let Go. It received a Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance and often ranks among the best pop-punk songs.