SC native advances to Top 3 on American Idol

COLUMBIA (WACH) -- South Carolina's Candice Glover makes it to the Top 3 on Fox's American Idol.

The St. Helena Island, SC native sang her way into America's hearts and has survived another week as the finale gets closer.

Amber Holcomb was voted off of the show Thursday.

Next week the Top 3 will visit their hometowns and continue the quest to be the next American Idol.

A celebration for Candice's achievements so far in the competition will be held on Saturday in downtown Beaufort, SC. The day will begin with a parade at 4 p.m. followed by a concert at 7 p.m.

WACH Fox will keep you updated and follow Candice's journey throughout the remainder of the competition.