Alex thanks Sam for encouraging him to sing All the While with Nicole, for whom he wrote it. His heart beated because he is in love with her. Despite his troubles with Emma, he is sure he won't make Nicole suffer.
Emma thought her father was the one to blame for her problems with Alex but actually was the latter. She has noticed that Alex and Nicole are really in love and 8 hours later, she has broke up with Alex because it was the best thing to do.
Nicole is very happy because her dreams have become true: Alex confessed in his song he was in love with her, his friend. Although she is worried about Emma, listening that Alex loves her has been the most beautiful moment of her life.
In this episode, Linda is shown to possibly doubt herself.
Alex and Emma break up because they both aren't sure about their feelings.
This episode is titled "The interscholastic competition" in France and "An alternative" in Brazil.
Competition moderator: Give me two pronouns, please.