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Glover's best friend auditions for American Idol again

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ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

First Candice Glover, now it could be her bestfriend's turn to be the next American Idol.

Laquan Fields tried out for the show for a second time this year. He says it was Glover who gave him the courage he needed to go back.

He and Glover auditioned together last year. She became the American Idol, and he was cut during the executive round.

"It just wasn't my year," he said.

This year he's full of confidence, and he says this is his year.

"This year I know what kind of force I need to bring for this competition," Fields said. "I was more comfortable this time."

Just like Fields, Glover tried out more than once, too.

"She had to endure a lot of pain. She had to come back home and study and practice and all of those things," Fields said. "So she had to go and get hurt and she went back stronger."

Now it's his turn, and he says Glover is his number one cheerleader.

"She told me to stick to things that I know, while learning a little bit of other things. You want to stick to who you are as a singer," said Fields.

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