I think she did fabulous!!! By the time we decided to do it, she only had two days to practice.
I also did not know the performance rules. One rule states that the performance has to be under 3 minutes. Her performance was over 4 minutes. I also should have chose a song where the judges could have seen more personality... heaven knows she's got it!!
Out of 20 some performances, they chose 3 to go on. Shelby was not chosen. Her time killed her. We did not leave disappointed however. Everyone was coming up to her telling her how good she was... it was a very positive experience.
I am posting the video so you can hear for yourself. It was recorded with a phone because... guess what... we forgot the video camera AGAIN. (See previous post, click here.)
Also, I know there were a few pitchy parts... but... she just turned 11 and only practiced for two days...Simon!
Here she is in her debut audition singing Selah's version of Bless the Broken Road:
It will take about 20 seconds to hear the music begin!