On American Idol, Ayana “Rose” Lawson gave an emotional performance of “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt but fails to earn a spot in Hollywood. Rose talked about growing up homeless and her love of music to help her smile. Lawson grew up in Harvey, Ill., went to Rich Central High School and currently attends Columbia College.
Lionel Richie said he wants for Rose. Lionel believed that she had things to work on. Luke Bryan said it is a tough thing with all the stuff she is dealing with but to judge her despite those struggles. Luke called her spirit amazing. Katy Perry said Ayana had a lovely voice but her competition has better range and experience. All the judges gave her a “no.”
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American Idol Social Media Reactions
— Rev. Velma E. Grant (@RevVelma) March 26, 2018
They let a lot of people through, who sang way worse than #AmericanIdol
— Stephanie Barboza (@CapeVgirl) March 26, 2018
That was really sad. But I think the judges made the right call solely based on her voice. She’s has great spirit though. Wish her the best. #AmericanIdol
— La Bella (@yller21) March 26, 2018
I’m calling BS on #americanidol you let the Florence + Machine rip-off come thru, and the basic yt Alicia Keys wannabe and the girl who went super pitchy bc she sang Zoom????
but your not gonna let Rose thru despite the fact she plays better & has emotional resonance
— Sheren B. (@panda21595) March 26, 2018
She was better than half the people I’ve seen them squeeze through to Hollywood so far. Smh. #americanidol
— RegularGuyCeddy (@MrCeddyJay) March 26, 2018
Lovely Rose You have such a beautiful soul. I can’t imagine how hard it is to be a judge. #Americanidol
— Samantha Silver (@sambosilver) March 26, 2018
American Idol will make its highly anticipated return to television as superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie set out on a journey across the nation to discover a new crop of inspiring talent with a touch of Disney magic, as it premieres its first season at its new home on America’s network, The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest, who represents the heart and soul of the show, returns as host of the beloved series to walk with these Idol hopefuls through this adventure toward stardom.
When American Idol debuted in the U.S., the series revolutionized television, pioneering the reality-competition genre and holding an unmatched record for being the highest-rated series for nearly a decade. The series also ushered in second-screen audience participation, being the first to introduce text-based and mobile voting. The Idol format has taken on original versions in 53 countries around the world, and American Idol itself has played to a worldwide audience of over 460 million across 53 countries. To date, American Idol has earned 57 Emmy nominations and eight wins.
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