Watch the Idol Premiere's Worst Auditions

Entertainment Jan. 20, 2011 AT 11:07AM

As is tradition on American Idol, with the good performances inevitably come the bad, and Wednesday's tenth season premiere was no exception.

First up on's list of the best of the worst? Achille Lovale, who offered a garbled rendition of Madonna's "Dress You Up" that made newbie judge Jennifer Lopez wonder why she signed up for the show. "I want to go home," she yelped after Lovale's performance. "This is awful!"

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Lopez's colleague, Steven Tyler, contributed his own batch of zingers in true Simon Cowell style.

"Did you eat a lot of paint chips as a child?" the rocker asked Michael Perotto after the Massachusetts teen belted out a spirited take on "Proud Mary."

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Check out other wild moments from Wednesday's premiere in the clip above and tune in when Idol airs its second episode tonight at 8 p.m. (EST) on Fox.

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