American Idol: Caleb Lee Hutchinson Sings Country Version Of Prince’s ‘When Doves Cry’

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On American Idol, Caleb Lee Hutchinson finished off the performances of the night with his own country rendition of Prince’s “When Doves Cry.” The show obtained the rights to the entire catalogue of Prince for the evening’s performances.

Katy Perry said that she is so proud of Caleb. Katy called it a great rendition. Katy thanked him for bringing back the guitar as it is his weapon. Luke Bryan said that he believes in anything that Caleb sets his mind to doing. Lionel Ritchie said that he was very proud of Caleb with that country take of Prince’s song.

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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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