If you have not yet seen the premiere of American Idol Season 8, you are in for a treat. The final seven contestants are performing songs by Prince. They are accompanied by the house band, which includes Kris Pooley, Sheila E, and Nick Jonas. The judges encourage the hopefuls. In the end, one hopeful will win the contest. And that person is Christian Guardino.

Christian Guardino

Christian Guardino is one of the final seven singers of American Idol. After his performances in the live shows, the 22-year-old has built up a considerable amount of confidence. This week, he took on the song "Lonely" by Justin Bieber. The arrangement was specifically tailored to Guardino's vocal style. As a result, the judges gave him a standing ovation.