She sang it loud and sang it proud.
Syesha performed "Proud Mary" during a mini-concert this afternoon at the Ringling Museum of Art to more than 2,000 fans gathered along the shores of Sarasota Bay.
The hometown girl belted out the Creedence Clearwater Revivial classic, which she performed on this week's episode of the televised talent contest. She also sang "Groove Is In The Heart," by Deee Light.
And she gave her fans the scoop to next week's performance. "Idol" judge Randy Jackson faxed her during the performance -- it's "If I Ain't Got You," by Alicia Keys.