Eben Christian makes it to Top 24 on American Idol

LOS ANGELES, CA (FOX19) - Milford High School student Eben Christian has made it to the Top 24 on American Idol.

Eben auditioned for Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson in Pittsburgh, where he impressed the judges with his performance of "Ain't No Sunshine."

He continued to be a highlight throughout Hollywood Week, where he and his group performed "Mercy" and "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes." His last performance for the judges was Joe Cocker's "You Are So Beautiful."

Eben Christian first captured the attention of Tri-state theater-goers after acting in several local plays years ago, including the Cincinnati Playhouse's "A Christmas Carol." He has called his experience on American Idol "life-changing."

Eben will go on to perform in the live performances starting next week on FOX19.

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