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12 Reasons We Love Candice Glover

Who wouldn't want to be this American Idol winner's BFF?

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1. She's a former introvert.

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But now she commands the camera and stage like a pro!

2. She's very close with her family.

Candice is the oldest of her six siblings, five of whom are adopted. Her parents' open-heartedness is one of the many reasons Candice admires them so much. She even brought her parents along for her NYC press tour!
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Candice is the oldest of her six siblings, five of whom are adopted. Her parents' open-heartedness is one of the many reasons Candice admires them so much. She even brought her parents along for her NYC press tour!

3. She loves mac & cheese!

You know who else loves mac & cheese? (Raises hand)
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You know who else loves mac & cheese? (Raises hand)

4. She was very excited to see snow for the first time this winter!

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The polar vortex had a silver lining for this South Carolina girl.

5. She's a self-proclaimed perfectionist.

On Music Speaks, Candice co-wrote some of the songs, wrote the album's thank you note, and even pushed back its original release date in order to give herself more time to work on it.
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On Music Speaks, Candice co-wrote some of the songs, wrote the album's thank you note, and even pushed back its original release date in order to give herself more time to work on it.

6. She's a big fan of Taylor Swift.

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That would be a pretty cool collaboration...

7. She loves Skittles, but only the green, yellow, and orange ones.

Girl knows what she wants! (And we have no problem eating the leftover red and purple ones.)
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Girl knows what she wants! (And we have no problem eating the leftover red and purple ones.)

8. She remains close with her fellow American Idol contestants.

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The Top 11 from Season 12 still keep in touch via a group text chat!

9. She says she's not a good dancer.

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But that doesn't keep her from bustin' a move.

10. She still gets starstruck.

She totally fan-girled when Drake came on stage during American Idol. Another time, Ruben Studdard had to introduce her to Gladys Knight because she was so nervous!
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She totally fan-girled when Drake came on stage during American Idol. Another time, Ruben Studdard had to introduce her to Gladys Knight because she was so nervous!

11. She admits that "The Star Spangled Banner" is the hardest song to sing.

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But we know she'd sound amazing because she always does.

12. Even other singing divas give her props.

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Mariah Carey doesn't throw glitter on just anyone...

No, but seriously...

Love Candice as much as we do?

Check out her exclusive Music Speaks ZinePak!
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Check out her exclusive Music Speaks ZinePak!

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