Johnson's over-the-top singing style and flamboyant personality has divided "Idol" viewers, but her performance brought the studio audience and three judges to their feet.
"Kudos to the queen of the jungle," Keith Urban quipped.
"Who gonna check you boo," a teary-eyed Nicki Minaj added. "You just served it."
""Your spirit is too big to be contained!" Mariah Carey said.
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