Jurnee, 18, from Denver, came out and performed “Rise Up” by Andra Day for her American Idol audition. Jurnee spoke about being married to her soulmate who serves in the Army.
Lionel Richie said it was fantastic. Lionel said he has always marveled at vocal control. Katy Perry said Jurnee was a little birdy that sung so effortless. Katy believed that Jurnee has arrived. Luke Bryan joked to make it look tougher as the judges get jealous. All the judges sent her to Hollywood.
Performing as Jurnee Manley at the time, the Colorado teenager auditioned for FOX’s final season of Idol in 2016 and earned a golden ticket. She has also performed with the Moses Jone Band, a corporate and wedding band based in Colorado.
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American Idol Social Media Reactions
— ryan (@ryantempletbh) March 26, 2018
@JurneeSW Just saw your audition! Like a bird is right! You were amazing and beautiful!
— Elicia Donze (@eliciadonze) March 26, 2018
— Jeff Ackermann (@JeffAckermann) March 26, 2018
— The DiDi ღ♬♪♫ツ (@IamtheDiDi) March 26, 2018
Wait!!!!! I need to see more of that gorgeousness that #KatyPerry is wearing!!! Love!
— Sam Williams-Jetton (@5ammyny) 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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