victoria justice nick 'Victorious' sneak peek: Andre performs his new song for Tori“Victorious” star Leon Thomas is getting his chance to shine on the Victoria Justice-led Nickelodeon show in the “The Diddly-Bops.”

In the all-new episode, Andre’s (Thomas) chances of being signed by a record label are in jeopardy after a video of his goofy birthday party performance is leaked online. In order to get signed, he has to prove to the record label executives that he is a real musician.

In this exclusive clip, Andre is playing his new song for Tori (Justice) for the first time. The song is called “Song2You.” After hearing the “stupid song that’s not so stupid anymore,” Tori convinces Andre to play it for the record execs and promises to help him. “Song2You” is an original song  performed and co-written by Thomas. The episode will also feature another original song, “Favorite Foods,” which is performed by the whole cast.

“Victorious” and fellow Nick show “Big Time Rush” have been helping the network continue their top-ranked ratings run in 2011. “Victorious'” “Rex Dies” drew 4.2 million total viewers. The episode was the highest-rated in its time period with all kid and tween demos. “Big Time Rush’s” episode “Big Time Guru” was the number-one program in its time slot with all kid and tween demos, scoring 3.8 million viewers.

“The Diddly-Bops” airs Monday, Jan. 17, at 8 pm EST. Another new episode, “Wok Star,” will air immediately after.

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