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VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon covers Pants on the Ground

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Late Night, Music, NBC, Video,

While it’s no surprise that ‘s “Pants on the Ground” has become a YouTube sensation, I doubt even the American Idol contestant could have seen this cover coming.

On last night’s broadcast of , the host - er, I mean, musician Neil Young - brought a unique twist to the catchy song.

In case you haven’t yet seen the original version, you can watch Platt - who will be appearing on The View next Monday - perform it after the jump.

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American Idol 9: Atlanta Auditions

Mary J. Blige was the guest judge for the Atlanta auditions, which were taped during American Idol’s summer scramble to negotiate contracts and fill ’s spot on the panel.

Dewone Robinson was the first contestant to be featured, and it seemed pretty clear early on that he was going to tank. He was predictably horrible and incredibly strange, reducing the female judges to laughter. Simon Cowell called it “one of the worst original songs” he’s ever heard. Robinson then launched into a few bars of Rick James. Randy Jackson, fed up, finally started screaming for security. Dewone sang himself on down the elevator.

The next auditioner, Keia Johnson, is a former Miss Congeniality and positively adorable. She belted out Celine Dion powerfully, immediately shutting up the panel. “She can sing,” stated. Keia grew increasingly excited as each judge, one by one, gave her the “yes” vote. Her audition is viewable in the video above.

Miriam Lemnouni chose a Miley Cyrus song. Noel Reese belted Whitney Houston. Tisha Holland delivered a little soul. All three became part of a “you’re going to Hollywood” montage.

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