Entertainment Cassandra Coleman Sings ‘Apologize’ With OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder On ‘American Idol’
15-Year-Old Laila Mach Performs ‘Deranged Version’ Of Gabby Barrett’s ‘I Hope’ On ‘American Idol’
The “American Idol” judges were won over by a young singer who hopes to become the next Gabby Barrett during Sunday night’s instalment of the show. Laila Mach, 15, was inspired to audition after watching Barrett take part in the competition back in 2018. RELATED: ‘American Idol’ Judges Push Singer Graham DeFranco To ‘Get Confident Quick’ After ‘World Class’ Audition The singer/songwriter got a special surprise from the country music star prior to her audition. Appearing via video to share her support, Barrett said, “Hi, Laila! I just wanted to wish you good luck on your audition today. I know you are going to do great.
had a full circle moment after getting the opportunity to take part in a very special duet on Sunday's "American Idol".
The 24-year-old from Columbia, Tennessee was joined on stage by Ryan Tedder while performing “Apologize” by Timbaland and his band, OneRepublic.
Back in episode two of this season's competition, judge Lionel Richie asked Coleman to step outside of her comfort zone by playing piano during her Los Angeles audition.
Toronto Native Heather Russell Receives Tough Criticism From Katy Perry On ‘American Idol’ After Singing ‘Harleys In Hawaii’
Toronto native Heather Russell took on quite the challenge during Sunday’s “American Idol” — she sang a Katy Perry song in front of Katy Perry. Russell, now 20, who was signed by Simon Cowell when she was 10, belted out a unique version of Perry’s 2020 track “Harleys In Hawaii”. However, despite all the judges insisting the singer had a fantastic voice, they gave her some constructive criticism in that she didn't know how to use it yet. “You’re one of the better singers that I’ve heard this year,” Bryan said, telling her to "be careful about all the tricks.
The first song that came to her mind was the 2007 hit, "Apologize".
The talented singer said that being on stage with Tedder felt like "a dream come true"
Coleman also delivered a solid rendition of “Find Me”, by Sigma ft. Birdy for her Top 24 solo performance earlier on in the show.
Barefoot Diva Cassandra Coleman Wows ‘American Idol’ Judges With Incredible Aurora Cover .
Cassandra Coleman showed off her unique voice once again on “American Idol”. Judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie — who was watching from home for Sunday’s episode, due to COVID-19 exposure — loved Coleman’s cover of Aurora’s “Running With Wolves”. RELATED: Caleb Kennedy Takes A Risk On ‘American Idol’ With Original Song The 24-year-old took to the stage barefoot to deliver the stunning performance, with the judges giving her a standing ovation at the end of the track. Coleman's efforts definitely paid off as she was among the first 10 of this year's Top 24 to be announced Sunday.