Published: Wed, March 14, 2018
Life&Culture | By Ben Goodman

American Idol premiere on ABC is least-watched in history

American Idol premiere on ABC is least-watched in history

The reboot of the show pulled in a robust audience of 10.3 million viewers during its premiere on ABC Sunday night (March 11), Nielsen reports.

At one point, host Ryan Seacrest explained, "This isn't about getting knocked down, but more about picking yourself back up".

A Dodgeville singer/songwriter worked her way through the auditions. Trevor sang Brett Young's "In Case You Didn't Know", changing the lyrics to "In case you didn't know/Katy, I'm insane 'bout you".

"I really enjoyed meeting you today", Perry said.

That day in Nashville was a true test. You just took a guitar with a hole in it, with three chords, and you made that thing have all the soul that it needs. With a chip on her shoulder, she stormed out of the room and told the cameras that she sang her heart out, that the judges were wrong and that Katy Perry was probably just "jealous".

"Once you're in front of the judges, it is very quick". I mean he has a voice with a range, but like he can't actually sing.

"All I can tell you about the next step is it's incredible and I can't wait for you guys to see it", Alyssa Raghu said.

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Earlier he inspired in the field with a one-handed catch of Tim Southee running around the deep mid-wicket boundary. Some of his hitting straight and over mid-wicket was as clean as anybody could wish to see.

She did, but it wasn't quite enough. I think you're really sweet but truthfully, there are just some people that are outsinging you right now and so I don't think it'd be fair to put you in that kind of competition. When you go to dig in", Luke said to Ron, "you've got layers and layers to your voice. She's obviously got a nice voice and her hyper personality won't be forgotten anytime soon.

Watch the unusual American Idol moment below.

Maddie, a 19-year-old college student from Clarksville, IA, sang "Rainbow Connection" from The Muppet Movie, and Lionel insisted they need her on the show. Music was a way of expression once the musician made his way to the United States, and it turned life toward the positive.

That's when Perry chose to swoop in and give him a good luck kiss.

Fox countered the "Idol" revival with its own ratings stunt: A dramatic, two-hour interview special called "OJ Simpson: The Lost Confession?" The panel was so completely charmed that Katy Perry issued an advance golden ticket for 2026, allowing Dixie through to Hollywood.

"Definitely to record an album". That may all change after her audition which echoed of an older Grace VanderWaal in her original song, "21st Century Machine", which defies the categories of femininity in the current selfie culture. "Nothing's gonna stop me from pushing toward my dream".

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