Candice Glover

Candice Glover Returns to ‘American Idol’

After winning “American Idol” last year, Candice Glover returned to the stage on Thursday’s live results show.

The reigning “Idol” champ performed two songs off her debut Music Speaks including “Same Kinda Man” and the emotional ballad “Cried,” earning applause from the new contestants and judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick Jr.

The South Carolina songstress’ album debuts at No. 14 this week with 19,000 copies.

Watch her return to where it all began.