American Idol contestant Joshua Ledet has Jennifer Lopez call him “best thing ever on American Idol”, video below. While plenty of attention was focused on the unconventional legal issue that is Jermaine Jones on Wednesday’s episode, there was also contestant Joshua Ledet’s amazing, breathtakingly good performance of “When A Man Loves A Woman.”

The judges went nuts for Ledet, leaping to their feet halfway through his rendition to cheer. They actually looked like they were at a concert. Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson both heaped massive praise on the singer, and Jennifer Lopez went a step further, calling the performance “the best thing I’ve ever seen on American Idol.