Brandon, a 21-year-old college student from Ashburn, VA, who now resides in Boston, MA, sang "Unaware" by Allen Stone and received three yeses from the judges. The Me Too campaign and everything that followed later ensured that celebrities too spoke up against it.it would not be an overstretch to say that people today are not only more aware but also are more vocal about it, both while being subjected to sexual harassment and when being privy to it. Just kidding, you totally can, but we will cross that bridge together when we come to it.
"I've lost my voice", a tearful Perry told the 25-year-old Texan.
The judges unanimously voted to send Sussett to Hollywood, so this isn't the last we'll see of this American Idol hopeful.
"I thought, 'Everything's over". Lorenzo and Turner were passed through to the next round on the show on Sunday, when the show's new season debuted.
One of the standout performers of Monday's episode, Rissa Watson, 17, of Apache, strummed and crooned a beautifully folky rendition of Adele's pop hit "When We Were Young" and earned a berth to Hollywood and the next round of the competition.
"Nobody's gonna wanna make out with me ... it's disgusting", Perry moaned, as she repeatedly puffed out her throat, frog-style. The only downside to night two is that the episode was stuffed with a lot more average singers who received golden tickets.
Fellow teen singers Andrew Weaver, Griffin Tucker and Christina Jones were all rolled into a montage about some of the younger folks who auditioned this season.
"I used to have weird feet, but I took care of them and now they look great, some of the internet's best", Perry told the 26-year-old.
Next, Washington DC women's shoe salesman William Casanova proves he's as smooth with the crooning as he is with the charming pick-up lines. "You're the first one I've given these (golden tickets) out to".
The judging panel agreed Michelle should get a shot to go to Hollywood, but Katy wasn't entirely convinced Michelle could compete with the level of talent they had already found.
Trevor Holmes, 27, revealed ahead of his audition he had a crush on Perry but was happily in a relationship with his girlfriend. Luke approves of Katy's love because according to Luke, Trevor is a dreamboat. He also scores a dance with Katy... He performed "Unaware" for which Katy dubs him the best male artist they've auditioned so far and the judges agreed he's quite ready for Idol and he'll be moving on.
Layla Spring from Kentucky charmed the judges with her 7-year-old sister, Dyxie. It was Katy who was first to put her feelings away and cut to the chase.
It comes as Katy took her Witness world tour to South America this week. "Not only did Luke think Garrett, standing 6'4" was attractive to look at, but he also noted his performance was "raw" and "badass".
David Francisco, 25, Nashville, Tennessee: He moved to Music City to pursue his dreams, but was hit by a auto and paralyzed from the waist down. David had a very inspirational story about slowly recovering from an accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down.