Judging from the reaction on Twitter, a 17-year-old singer from Bradenton, Florida named Sam Woolf is the very early favorite to advance far into the #AmericanIdol competition:

https://twitter.com/Aislinn_Berry/status/423655316862271488

Here’s the audition featuring Woolf singing “Lego House” that generated the buzz:

Woolf has been reading the positive reviews and thanking those who responded:

Woolf’s performance certainly beats “Twerk Over the Rainbow.”