VIDEO: ‘Idol’ singer’s emotional tribute to Boston

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In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, American Idol contestant Angie Miller delivered a stunning rendition of the Pretenders’ song I’ll Stand By You as a tribute to her hometown on Wednesday night’s show.

The 19-year-old singer hails from Beverly, Massachusetts, just north of Boston.

Before her haunting performance behind the piano, she said, “This is for my home … Boston.” The tribute brought the judges to their feet, in addition to the roaring applause from the audience.