Kate Ward
May 06, 2011 AT 12:38 PM EDT

He might have gotten eliminated last night, but that doesn’t mean Jacob Lusk was ready to exit the stage. After being cut following ill-advised, off-key renditions of “No Air” and “Love Hurts,” the singer with powerful pipes performed his semifinals number, “A House Is Not a Home” — and continued singing the song straight into the credits. Check out his exit performance embedded below. Were you surprised to see him sent packing?

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