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Hear more from American Idol’s Marrialle Sellars

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And the honor of being the very first contestant shown on American Idol Season 13 went to …

Marrialle Sellars, who auditioned in Detroit, which wasn’t one of the cities to be featured in Wednesday’s Season 13 premiere.

Marrialle Sellars was the very first singer we saw on Season 13 of American Idol. (FOX Photo)

Marrialle Sellars was the very first singer we saw on Season 13 of American Idol. (FOX Photo)

Still, Marrialle impressed the judges — and rightly so — playing guitar and singing Bruno Mars’ “Grenade.”

Jennifer Lopez said she loved the tone of Marrialle’s voice; Keith “loved” the performance.

Harry Connick Jr. went a step further, predicting she’ll be “a nightmare” for the other contestants.

Still in high school, 17-year-old Marrialle apparently auditioned with her sister Zena, according to this story on CBS Detroit.

Marrialle got a ticket to Hollywood; Zena did not.

Marrialle told the station missing school would be worth appearing on Idol.

“Singing’s my life and I couldn’t think of my life without it,” she told the station.

Marrialle appears to have scrubbed her Facebook page and doesn’t appear to have a Twitter account.

But there are a couple of videos of her performing on YouTube and I’ve embedded them below.

She and her sister also performed as a gospel music duo called Majestic II Praise at one point

The first video below is a song Marrialle wrote for her choir director.

“We’re Gonna Miss You”

“Payphone”

“Broken Hearted” with sister Zena (Marrialle is at left)

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