Maybe it's the hair. Maybe it's his song choice. Maybe it's how shocked I get every time he opens his mouth and sings. It's so unexpected!
Whatever the reason, Brett Lowenstern and his fiery mane really appeal to me. I think he's my favorite contestant so far.
Hollywood auditions started this week and Brett, though blatantly deathly nervous, nailed it. See his stellar performance of "Let it Be" here: