As the three-hour American Idol finale gets underway, things are shaping up nicely for our local hopeful Madison VanDenburg.  Her first performance of the night showed her crazy good vocal range and outstanding control while performing Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's beloved smash "Shallow" from the movie A Star Is Born. Did round one go to our hometown favorite?

Voting opened at 8 p.m. and closes during the last commercial break, but one of the Top 3 contestants will be eliminated during the show, so vote early. You are able to vote 10 times, three different ways for a total of 30 times.

1) Vote online.

2) Download the American Idol app.

3) Text "8" to 21523

Text voting is open to all Wireless Carriers. Message & data rates may apply.

You have to be at least 13 years old and located in the U.S., Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands to vote on ABC.com or in the American Idol app.