This is without a doubt the best Idol performance I've ever seen. It's incredible. It's amazing. Goosebumps all over. Only a fool would not appreciate this song and the these two amazing singers who sang it on American Idol.
Jennifer Holliday and Jessica Sanchez singing "And I Am Telling You" on Idol
Grammy award-winning Jennifer Holliday became known for her role in the Broadway musical "Dreamgirls" as Effie Melody. Her performance was widely acclaimed, particularly her iconic performance of the torch song, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," (And I Am Telling You for short) which made her a Broadway star and catapulted her to national stardom. Here's a video of the original song:
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going by Jennifer Holliday