The Indy-based singer squared off against nine rivals Monday night, and as we awake from our live-blogging haze, we find him in a good spot to move on.
"[Usher] told me to practice in the mirror—once facing it, once in profile one way, and once in profile the other way, occasionally making eye contact with myself," Kaufman tell IM. "It really helped me focus on connecting with the audience."
Martha Stewart and Seth Meyers and Drake, oh my! Oh, and Carrie Underwood is soon to commit a foul.
"Why won’t the government intervene to stop this Carrie Underwood 'The Sound of Music'? I worry about the world we’re leaving our children." —@colefarrell