She belted it as a goddess in a sparkly gold dress during her winning season on the U.K. version of "The X Factor" in 2008. Some Buckley fans criticized the show's version as too commercial. Say what? She nailed it. Yes, it's mainstream and she took it to church, but she had the chops and used them. Perhaps the chorus of backup singers in white, palms turned up to the heavens, was a bit much.

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