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Yonkers Teen Ademi Advances On Thursday's American Idol

Yonkers teenager Melinda Ademi advanced the the Top 20 of the females competing in Hollywood.
Yonkers teenager Melinda Ademi advanced the the Top 20 of the females competing in Hollywood. Photo Credit: Facebook

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers 19-year-old Melinda Ademi performed on Thursday's American Idol broadcast and qualified for the Top 20 of females performers.

Ademi, whose family is from Kosovo, told Fox-5 she is the next American Idol because she has good "stage presence" and hopes to do great things with this opportunity to perform.