Monday's episode of "American Idol" featured some of the season's most impressive auditions, from 16-year-old country prodigy Chloe Channell to soulful powerhouse Emma Kleinberg.

But none was more memorable than Nick Merico, the swoony singer who made all judges blush when he entered the room. 19659003] Nick Merico, 22, inspired "American Idol" judges with his take on Amy Winehouse. "Width =" 180 "data-mycapture-src =" "data-mycapture-sm-src =" "/>

Nick Merico, 22, inspired the "American Idol" judges with his take on Amy Winehouse. [Photo: Kelsey McNeal, ABC]