Grab Your Tissues! Ronda Felton Makes Lionel Richie Cry! - American Idol 2021

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Ronda Felton has faced some challenging times throughout her life, but nothing has taken away from her kind, loving spirit. Ronda absolutely blows the judges away with her rendition of “One Night Only” by Jennifer Hudson, as Lionel is moved to tears by Ronda’s performance. Katy Perry tells Ronda: “You don't have to be strong. You just have to be Ronda and that will take you all the way." We’re beyond excited to see what Ronda has in store for Hollywood Week!
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AMERICAN IDOL, the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns on ABC.
American Idol 2021
Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest continues as host of the beloved series, while multimedia personality Bobby Bones serves as the in-house mentor.

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  • Nefari’s Soul

    Nefari’s Soul

    Саат мурун

    I always loved Zoom!!!!!! 🥰

  • Teresa MCLawrence

    Teresa MCLawrence

    3 саат мурун


  • Tasia Owens

    Tasia Owens

    4 саат мурун

    why am i crying????

  • mick c

    mick c

    5 саат мурун

    I really hope this girl goes all the way , her voice is so sincere. Brought a tear to my eye too.
    (Shh) dont tell!

  • love jones

    love jones

    5 саат мурун

    Beautiful she’s going to Broadway!!

  • tyesha hardy

    tyesha hardy

    6 саат мурун


  • Autumn Robinson

    Autumn Robinson

    8 саат мурун

    The chillss

  • Sylvia Smith

    Sylvia Smith

    15 саат мурун

    Damn this hit me hard. Such a beautiful soul ❤️

  • sherry mitchell

    sherry mitchell

    17 саат мурун

    God is so good... all we need is a crack .. praise God

  • JC Rodriguez

    JC Rodriguez

    Күн мурун

    She went to grab her mama 😍😘😘🙏🏻 May God bless them both 🙏🏻

  • Angela Challow

    Angela Challow

    Күн мурун

    Sanging with her soul! This BabyGal gave me chills💥tears are flowing.I felt her running for her ❤️Momma.

  • Felesha Rookwood

    Felesha Rookwood

    Күн мурун

    I'm crying ....tears of joy

  • C-Rance


    Күн мурун

    This was so fake. Just manufactured to get ratings.

  • Jessica Kennedy

    Jessica Kennedy

    Күн мурун

    Mashallah 🥰

  • dornette marsh

    dornette marsh

    Күн мурун

    She so pretty/Natural beauty/which her all the best/stay safe/when God bless you there are no disappointment

  • Dolls Way!!!

    Dolls Way!!!

    2 күн мурун

    I'm not crying, I'm cutting onions!!

  • Papi Chulo

    Papi Chulo

    2 күн мурун

    Thats a hard song to sing but she did it nicely

  • mee mee the cat

    mee mee the cat

    2 күн мурун


  • K Ronnie

    K Ronnie

    2 күн мурун

    What in the COVID handkerchief was that? That was a great audition.

  • patti disch

    patti disch

    2 күн мурун


  • mr me

    mr me

    2 күн мурун

    Beautiful young lady!!!

  • Evelyn Rodriguez

    Evelyn Rodriguez

    2 күн мурун

    Omg.. I’m in tears. She’s beautiful. Mom great job. A heart of gold. Loving.. blessings

  • Elemuelle Harris

    Elemuelle Harris

    2 күн мурун

    Lionel Rickie's analogy about the "crack" really put things into great perspective.

  • Rouzard Angelic Boutique

    Rouzard Angelic Boutique

    2 күн мурун

    They're so beautiful, when she ran for her mom 🥰 God Bless Every Single Mom Out Here Making it Happen For Their Kids 🧡

  • Priceless Raw

    Priceless Raw

    2 күн мурун

    That poverty line is no joke 😥 her mom had multiple useless jobs and look at all that happened to them. So working is not the key either

    • Stacey J

      Stacey J

      Күн мурун

      I felt that part so real

  • lee denise

    lee denise

    3 күн мурун

    Beautiful spirit, and voice. Such a tear jerker... keep pushing ma!!!



    3 күн мурун

    Brilliantly Magnificent!!!

  • Linnet Minnot

    Linnet Minnot

    3 күн мурун

    Mom you are an inspiration

  • КоТэ ПоД нОрКоТэ

    КоТэ ПоД нОрКоТэ

    3 күн мурун

    Зачем столько жрать?

  • gle bouvay

    gle bouvay

    3 күн мурун

    I am so touched by this. She and her Mom are truly Blessed. Thanks Lionel for that Powerful Inspiration. TGBTG

  • Zainab Georfo

    Zainab Georfo

    3 күн мурун

    I really love Lionel Richie. ❤

  • Helen McCroskey

    Helen McCroskey

    4 күн мурун

    Rhonda, God is singing through you! You are awesome. 👏

  • Booked and Busy

    Booked and Busy

    4 күн мурун

    Sistah! You can blow!!

  • Karen Bond

    Karen Bond

    4 күн мурун

    As the old Baptist Hymn says” I Stand Amazed of Jesus The Nazarene” this shows that God can do anything but Fail!! This young Lady even after crying , stood there and nailed that song, and I agree with the Judges this is not the best from her !! I had chills then, and I believe in time to come I will feel I’m in Iceland!! Go get your dream young lady!! It’s yours for the asking !

  • Gloria Mitchell

    Gloria Mitchell

    4 күн мурун

    Beautiful soul.

  • Carol Jefta

    Carol Jefta

    4 күн мурун

    baby girl u fantastic made me cry the Almighty will carry both of u

  • Berri Hill

    Berri Hill

    4 күн мурун

    It's her mom's words for me..... Lord we must get up and fight.... Now the daughter has me crying more

  • Karen Walton

    Karen Walton

    4 күн мурун


  • Robert Perdue

    Robert Perdue

    4 күн мурун

    I can't stop watching it my heart goes out to that young lady

  • Robert Perdue

    Robert Perdue

    4 күн мурун

    This the best thing I seen all year

  • Robert Perdue

    Robert Perdue

    4 күн мурун

    Wow I pray to God with all my heart that she make it she made me cry

  • Robert Perdue

    Robert Perdue

    4 күн мурун


  • Robert Perdue

    Robert Perdue

    4 күн мурун

    She don't have to sing at 1:31 she touched my heart

  • Nelly


    4 күн мурун

    When she ran n got her mom n we mom and Lionel song her favorite song together I tear up no matter what what life throw at u be strong n believe

  • Nelly


    5 күн мурун

    Her note coming out I got chills I knw she was gonna hit all the notes 😍👏🏾🔥

  • HarmoniesbyAJ


    5 күн мурун

    Had me slopping crying

  • Mr Nix

    Mr Nix

    5 күн мурун


  • Tracey Curenton- Lenton

    Tracey Curenton- Lenton

    5 күн мурун

    You got this, God has you covered and sweetie your voice is phenomenal. Love it

  • Brandon Hamilton

    Brandon Hamilton

    5 күн мурун

    I pray she makes her dreams come true and that she can put her and her mother where they deserve to be. Somewhere happy. God blesses us all. Some of our journeys aren't as easy as others. But the hardest paths have the most beautiful destinations.

  • Amy Graham

    Amy Graham

    5 күн мурун

    This one is a keeper!!!❤️ Every now & then you hear words of substance, clothed with compassion & hope!!! Lionel Richie, hats off to you, dear Sir!!!

  • Malinda Jones

    Malinda Jones

    5 күн мурун

    Wonda i love you don't give up hope you're beautiful

  • lynda waters

    lynda waters

    5 күн мурун


  • Shaniece Mills

    Shaniece Mills

    5 күн мурун

    Lord these 😢 😿 😹 😭 😂 😢

  • Soulful Creations 4u

    Soulful Creations 4u

    5 күн мурун

    Wow I'm not a crier. But, I teared up on their story and her voice!

  • Jah Dale

    Jah Dale

    5 күн мурун

    Who else in here cried?

  • Lenora Walters

    Lenora Walters

    5 күн мурун

    And they sent her home! She needs to be on Broadway ASAP!

  • Sade` With The Receipts

    Sade` With The Receipts

    5 күн мурун

    Ok ALL OF MY CHILDREN ARE ON PUNISHMENT EFFECTIVELY ASAP! I HAVE TOLD THEM OVER AND OVER ABOUT COMING INTO MY ROOM CUTTING THESE DAMN ONIONS RIGHT NEXT TO ME WHILE I AM WATCHING VIDEOS ON MY LAPTOP! 😠 😡 I was watching and listening to gospel music on this rainy Sunday morning on 4/11/2021 at 11:28 a.m. and here comes these folks 😢 😭🙌🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👑

  • Renata Conage

    Renata Conage

    5 күн мурун

    Beautiful Beautiful 🤎🙌🏿🙌🏿🙌🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿



    5 күн мурун

    Made me cry so touching shes going places



    5 күн мурун

    May God bless your life with wealth



    5 күн мурун

    Bless your heart may God bless you

  • No Games

    No Games

    5 күн мурун

    Amazing. Both of them are beautiful souls. Kudos Moms. You should be very proud!!!! God bless the two of you!

  • Empress Watson

    Empress Watson

    6 күн мурун

    Got dammit I cried to😭😢😥😰😨🥺

  • Zaire Dravis

    Zaire Dravis

    6 күн мурун

    I love her and her mommy We all god kids 🖤🖤🖤🖤❤❤❤❤🙏🙏🙏 lord bless them 😔😔😔😍😍

  • Valerie Willams

    Valerie Willams

    6 күн мурун

    Look at God's and won't he do it. Amen....

  • Nicki Hope

    Nicki Hope

    6 күн мурун

    Record deal NOW!

  • Aquabayb


    6 күн мурун

    Yesss she is amazing

  • Marquesha Sheffield

    Marquesha Sheffield

    6 күн мурун

    Sound like jennifer hudson on god 🙏🥺😯💚🙄🤔🤨😨🙊🙉🙈

  • Casual Finley

    Casual Finley

    6 күн мурун


  • Rebdhl


    6 күн мурун

    Wow she brought me to tears

  • Loveth Cherish

    Loveth Cherish

    6 күн мурун

    Wow....this is so emotional,i can't stop crying. Nice one guys👍

  • Mohit Bhandari

    Mohit Bhandari

    6 күн мурун

    She looks so innocent 😊😊

  • Wejaune Henry

    Wejaune Henry

    6 күн мурун

    You have an amazing voice... You deserve this opportunity. Your great. Just keep fighting

  • Linda Gitau

    Linda Gitau

    6 күн мурун

    This relationship is pure love, the Mama is the baby and the baby is the Mama.

  • Renee Allen

    Renee Allen

    6 күн мурун


  • Susana Sunshine

    Susana Sunshine

    6 күн мурун


  • EDWR FLE, Chef

    EDWR FLE, Chef

    6 күн мурун

    Sing sing sing just wonderful 👏🏾 wow 👏🏾

  • Bridget Baffour

    Bridget Baffour

    6 күн мурун

    U a so beautiful God bless

  • Maya Smith

    Maya Smith

    6 күн мурун

    This touched my soul ❤❤❤ made me cry. I will make it. No matter what

  • Loqua Wade

    Loqua Wade

    6 күн мурун

    Blew me away! Wow! 🥰

  • Jojo Harte

    Jojo Harte

    6 күн мурун

    Beautiful inside and out !! You keep going girl gods got you .. xx

  • T Black

    T Black

    7 күн мурун

    Imma really need YouTube to add a tissue emoji to these videos that’s gonna have me water falling. GOD IS AMAZING

  • Rebecca Cavitt

    Rebecca Cavitt

    7 күн мурун

    This was beautiful made me cry too, touched me to the core and, I love Zoom 💘

  • Scarlet Frances

    Scarlet Frances

    7 күн мурун


  • Feel Good to Look Good

    Feel Good to Look Good

    7 күн мурун

    If THAT 8 minutes wasn't a beautiful moment - what is??! Thank you!

  • CherylDW59


    7 күн мурун

    JESUS , Thank you for this child .

  • Tiara Monee

    Tiara Monee

    7 күн мурун

    She did that.,🤩

  • aghogho ochuko

    aghogho ochuko

    7 күн мурун

    I couldn’t hold my tears

  • Angelita Paton Bacchus

    Angelita Paton Bacchus

    7 күн мурун

    I don’t know but Lionel is getting younger and better 🥰

  • Kanya Mpelane

    Kanya Mpelane

    7 күн мурун

    I love everything about this audition. The love and sincerity displayed is humbling. Also, uncle Lionel being a great soul and singing her mom's favourite song makes it even more heart-warming💚💚💚

  • CourtneyS_ Co

    CourtneyS_ Co

    7 күн мурун

    “God provides a crack in the wall”.... whew🥲🙌🏾

  • Larry & Karen Life Laughs & Love

    Larry & Karen Life Laughs & Love

    7 күн мурун

    Lionel Richie is a great guy...and I love him as a judge on this show

  • Mel T

    Mel T

    7 күн мурун

    Yaasss 🙌🏾🙌🏾

  • Mildred Sanders

    Mildred Sanders

    7 күн мурун

    That Was Very Touching 😢 She has a Beautiful Voice. AMEN🙌🙌🙌

  • Mejia onerose

    Mejia onerose

    7 күн мурун

    It hurts

  • jam


    7 күн мурун

    That piano jazzist was on point! He knew to play the instrumental & then Lionel, the mom and daughter just took it away!

  • Priscilla Reyes

    Priscilla Reyes

    7 күн мурун

    I love you young lady

  • Tyree Crandle

    Tyree Crandle

    7 күн мурун

    That made me cry

  • Janice R Wilson

    Janice R Wilson

    7 күн мурун

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  • Lodj Lodjv

    Lodj Lodjv

    8 күн мурун