EKU student Brandy Neelly in 'American Idol' Top 30

rcopley@herald-leader.comFebruary 13, 2014 

Louisville’s Brandy Neelly, an Eastern Kentucky University student, performs during Hollywood week on ‘American Idol.’ Fox photo by Michael Becker.

MICHAEL BECKER — Fox

It looked like Brandy Neelly was heading into one of those oh-so-intense sing offs with Californian Briana Oakley, with whom she walked into the judge’s room hand-in-hand. But they were even spared the melodramatic faux rejections Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez fell back on all night, being quickly passed through to the Top 30.

Read the rest of the story at Rich Copley's blog, Copious Notes.

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