Ledet still standing in ‘American Idol'

WESTLAKE, LA (KPLC) - Joshua Ledet voters kept the Westlake native in the running to make top eight on American Idol.

Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson gave Ledet another standing ovation Wednesday night after he covered Mariah Carey's "Without You."

Jimmy Lovine mentor of Ledet said the song was "one of the five most challenging songs you can pick."

Next week the eight remaining singers will perform 1980s tunes for viewers.

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