American Idol comes back this weekend and we have a favorite to cheer on this season in the Stateline.

He's from Belvidere and his name is Adem Dalipi.

Adem stopped by WTVO Channel TV this morning to talk a little bit about his Idol experience as well as to perform his new single, 'Be With You Now,' which you can grab on a bunch of different streaming services.

Adem is only 16 years old and clearly very talented.

American Idol premieres this Sunday on ABC and we'll also have Adem this Sunday morning on Good Day Stateline on WTVO at 9 a.m., don't miss it!

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