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UNCW graduate makes it to the next round in American Idol

UNCW graduate, Jordan Sasser, makes it to the next round in American Idol. (Source: Jordan Sasser Twitter) UNCW graduate, Jordan Sasser, makes it to the next round in American Idol. (Source: Jordan Sasser Twitter)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

UNCW graduate, Jordan Sasser, made it to the next round of American Idol in Thursday nights episode.

The group round for American Idol's Hollywood week started Thursday night.

Sasser performed Treasure by Bruno Mars with his group "Team Blue Eyes."

During the performance, Jennifer Lopez leaned over to Harry Connick Jr. and whispered, "He's got a funkier voice than I thought."

Jennifer Lopez and her fellow judges were impressed with Sasser's vocal talent and sent him and the rest of his team onto the next round.

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