STUNNING Singer! Willie Spence Shines Brighter Than Any Diamond - American Idol 2021

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Willie Spence has conquered many challenges this past year and his American Idol audition wasn’t about to be one that he didn’t absolutely SLAY! After performing Rihanna’s “Diamonds” for Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, Lionel gives Willie a standing ovation. Luke was all smiles during Willie’s audition, telling him that he didn’t want it to end. Watch here to enjoy Willie’s breathtaking performance, and to hear the vocals that Katy referred to as “a voice that stops people in their tracks.”

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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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  • Sophía León

    Sophía León

    10 мүнөт мурун


  • Indra Maratti

    Indra Maratti

    55 мүнөт мурун

    Indonesia ❤️

  • Shawn Scott

    Shawn Scott

    Саат мурун

    This is a DIVO

  • truth hurts

    truth hurts

    Саат мурун

    God sent voice like I can just imagine crying to this song sang by him damn that run 😭😭👏🏾

  • Axe punisher ax

    Axe punisher ax

    2 саат мурун

    Wowwwwwww,this guy is the legend!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Nas X

    Nas X

    2 саат мурун

    A M A Z I N G! He is out of this world. What is he doing on American Idol anyway, he should have already been signed and making records left and right. I can’t wait to see more of him live, I’ve been watching this audition over and over. Best one this year.

  • Luis Miguel Moreno

    Luis Miguel Moreno

    3 саат мурун

    I saw this man in a viral video singing this song

  • Teresa McCabe

    Teresa McCabe

    3 саат мурун

    So Beautiful!!!

  • tawanda Walker

    tawanda Walker

    3 саат мурун

    Voice of an Angel .Yes Willie brought me to tears

  • Ana Starling

    Ana Starling

    4 саат мурун

    He has given his soul, like 100%!

  • Amir Mirza

    Amir Mirza

    4 саат мурун

    this viral willie has come

  • Natalia McAfee

    Natalia McAfee

    4 саат мурун

    Sang Willie

  • Jovi Trailers

    Jovi Trailers

    5 саат мурун

    Oh my

  • Mr. Montgomery Driesell-McSmitten

    Mr. Montgomery Driesell-McSmitten

    5 саат мурун

    Willie been singing this song for years 🤣🤣

  • Music & Soul

    Music & Soul

    5 саат мурун

    He’s good ;p more breathe support

  • Cedric Gravely

    Cedric Gravely

    6 саат мурун

    397 miserable people

  • Carnage Phoenix

    Carnage Phoenix

    6 саат мурун

    Bruh finally his talent is shown to the world on national tv lets go
    #Willie Spence

  • VergiliusCZ


    7 саат мурун

    This is the best audition in a longe time.

  • John Licious

    John Licious

    7 саат мурун

    thats one big man FILLED with talent ! oh myyyy!

  • kerrmann


    7 саат мурун

    Amazing right there friends...

  • Geovanie Guevarra

    Geovanie Guevarra

    7 саат мурун

    wow this is not a contestant this is a pro!

  • Tracy Stokes

    Tracy Stokes

    9 саат мурун

    That was great Willie.

  • SunRae* **

    SunRae* **

    10 саат мурун

    Seriously exquisite! Bro' we need you. Good Luck.

  • 00 Cooper

    00 Cooper

    10 саат мурун

    Why do people dislike this

  • Saajan Bhatia

    Saajan Bhatia

    11 саат мурун

    Watching his performance I wasn't watching an Audition, I was watching a Grammy Awarded Performance. Simply Breath Taking

  • Mohammed Alla

    Mohammed Alla

    12 саат мурун

    Oh I remember this kid.. From a video that went really viral.. I guess two years ago.. He sang diamand by Rihanna so beautifully..

    • Mohammed Alla

      Mohammed Alla

      12 саат мурун


  • Esther Heward

    Esther Heward

    12 саат мурун

    Beyond perfect 💯💯💯

  • Hope Adams

    Hope Adams

    12 саат мурун

    Where have you been all this time . You have a beautiful angelic voice ❤🥰😘

  • Christian Jhonas Bismonte

    Christian Jhonas Bismonte

    13 саат мурун


  • Sebastian Montes

    Sebastian Montes

    13 саат мурун

    Is this the only song he knows lol

  • Anobel Khoushabeh

    Anobel Khoushabeh

    14 саат мурун


  • David Jensen

    David Jensen

    14 саат мурун

    Without a doubt he is a diamond that the worlds needs ... Absolutely wonderful voice

  • Jerick Cabello

    Jerick Cabello

    14 саат мурун

    Game over.

  • Lilly & cupcake Channel

    Lilly & cupcake Channel

    15 саат мурун

    I know it’s terrible to say but I see him being someone’s backup singer , although he has a great voice I don’t think it’s unique enough to market

  • xolile diya

    xolile diya

    15 саат мурун

    He is so amazing

  • Mimene Bou

    Mimene Bou

    15 саат мурун

    Omg it’s so so beautiful❤️

  • Robert lee

    Robert lee

    16 саат мурун

    Goose bumps....ohh man!!!

  • jameka robinson

    jameka robinson

    16 саат мурун

    He's gonna win american idol this one is my favorite but let's be honest the white girl is going to win I hope he wins please vote they have real singers at least almost not all of th are. Good but him I'm going to vote to the end

  • Yo Yo

    Yo Yo

    16 саат мурун

    Wow what an amazing voice!

  • Nicholas Harry

    Nicholas Harry

    16 саат мурун

    He's gona win this no doubt

  • Skylar Coffey

    Skylar Coffey

    17 саат мурун

    1:43 is pure 🔥🔥

  • Vonn Baybee

    Vonn Baybee

    17 саат мурун

    Finally getting recognized

  • Joe Ramsey

    Joe Ramsey

    17 саат мурун

    Love when someone’s voice gives you chills

  • Andre T

    Andre T

    18 саат мурун

    I think Katy was saying "where do you see yourself in 5 years" because he needs to think about his health and let his dedication be as strong, as it is for music. Determination to make it in that industry. Luke and Lionel are hearing his voice, as do I. She just a bit more realistic.

  • Sera Dipp

    Sera Dipp

    18 саат мурун

    Take my money cause I'll buy the album and tickets to his show! It's just natural like it comes from his soul! If he doesn't win he's definitely getting a record deal!

  • Dillon Areheart

    Dillon Areheart

    18 саат мурун

    Going to be just like Kane Brown except I knew who this guy was. He was on Steve Harvey a few years back. I thought he did another singing competition but regardless this dude has some pipes.

  • Eric Gurley

    Eric Gurley

    18 саат мурун

    He ready now...!!

  • Gully


    19 саат мурун




    19 саат мурун

    Wow! Just Wow!

  • Anthon Something

    Anthon Something

    20 саат мурун

    Wow so beautiful voice

  • plain jane

    plain jane

    20 саат мурун

    He’s a diamond 💎

  • NI TheJokester!!

    NI TheJokester!!

    21 саат мурун

    Yesss I remember that YouTube video in class you go WILLIE 🥰‼️

  • Chris Balsamo

    Chris Balsamo

    21 саат мурун

    Dude got him some pipes!!

  • Jacob Nolan

    Jacob Nolan

    21 саат мурун

    The way katy went right in for the deep questions. She saw stardom. 😭😭😭😭

  • Flora Bynum

    Flora Bynum

    21 саат мурун

    I love it! Yes...

  • Christian Valencia

    Christian Valencia

    22 саат мурун

    I come back once or twice a day to hear his amazing voice

  • Christopher Brown

    Christopher Brown

    22 саат мурун

    beautiful soul and sound

  • Ayy Double Uu

    Ayy Double Uu

    22 саат мурун

    the best version of this song i've heard so far ❤ those runs just wowwwwww 👌🏼❤

  • allen pierson

    allen pierson

    22 саат мурун

    Oh wow! Gave me chills all the way through! I could only shake my head at how good this guy is. Definitely has my vote when he makes it in Hollywood

  • FAITH Always

    FAITH Always

    23 саат мурун

    OMG..Just A Few Words The Hair On My Arms Stood Up..The Next Luther.. Amazing.....WOW...

  • Roger Alfonso

    Roger Alfonso

    23 саат мурун

    I see u!!!! 3yrs u will get what u deserve!!! Grammy and you sharing ur Gorgeous voice with everyone in the world!

  • Mardey Castle

    Mardey Castle

    23 саат мурун

    Top 10 all time on idols

  • Roger Alfonso

    Roger Alfonso

    23 саат мурун

    Beautiful beautiful human,voice,soul!!! Pure!!! God Bless u!!!! Woooooooowwwwww!!!! That’s a voice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • acay


    23 саат мурун

    He didn't even need the piano 😩

  • Shanice La'sean

    Shanice La'sean

    23 саат мурун

    Gave me chills all over my body

  • Christina Masden

    Christina Masden

    23 саат мурун

    Love it

  • Christina Masden

    Christina Masden

    23 саат мурун

    Hey guys what’s up can’t wait for my story to be on tv



    23 саат мурун

    Wow! His voice is piercing and rich at the same damn time!

  • Kimberly Lowe

    Kimberly Lowe

    Күн мурун



    Күн мурун

    Amazing to see you on here 👍🏼 amazing audition watched your original version in the blue shirt and see you here now it’s good to see you looking good brother keep it up

  • Captain Be-LoW

    Captain Be-LoW

    Күн мурун

    Katy Perry like you know your better then this show right? I wanna tell you turn around and I'll give you my contacts to get signed now...cuz people careers dont go very far with this ,u deserve better...🤫

  • Thomas R. Anderson

    Thomas R. Anderson

    Күн мурун

    The dynamic lycra nomenclaturally flow because building inherently wrestle past a dynamic target. marvelous, few fierce tornado

  • Joy Nasim

    Joy Nasim

    Күн мурун

    audition?record ASAP

  • jah king custom designs

    jah king custom designs

    Күн мурун

    If you know anything about him he’s not even trying for those that know him we’ve known this for ever he’s above most he has that skill look him up he is blessed

    • PSL llukele

      PSL llukele

      7 саат мурун


  • Sandy Sunflower

    Sandy Sunflower

    Күн мурун

    Hes making me ughly crah😭💕

  • John Stevens

    John Stevens

    Күн мурун

    This man is gonna take it all

  • adam walker

    adam walker

    Күн мурун

    Sang it better than Rhianna

  • alanah pooler

    alanah pooler

    Күн мурун

    he sung this song in his music class like 2 years ago and kilt it 😫😫

  • Erin Ashley Allen

    Erin Ashley Allen

    Күн мурун

    I knew he could sing by his talking voice

  • AshFX


    Күн мурун

    Finally! I’ve been waiting for him to do some sort of singing competition! 👍🏻 up if you knew about him before this audition.

  • Willie Pugh

    Willie Pugh

    Күн мурун

    Hallelujah they just let him just sing free he can sing anything that they don't hold him down to anything one sable he can be free the same what he chooses to sing excuse me glory to God because he has all the packaging because it's from his heart of humility SHALOM!!**🕊️🕊️🔥🙏🎶✨👑💫🌹💖

  • Patrycja 97

    Patrycja 97

    Күн мурун

    I LOVE it ❤

  • Willie Pugh

    Willie Pugh

    Күн мурун

    HALLELUJAH***hallelujah!!!*skip the nomination soon as I heard him sing I had chills all the way through the song without a breathtaking moment he sounded with ease his heart is flowing in the heavens like an eagle high above all obstacles to let him sing gospel and everything elseHis heart is a heart of humility they're going to take him a long ways HALLELUJAH God bless him SHALOM***🕊️✨💖🎶🎶🕊️✨😳🕊️🔥🙏🌹💫👑

  • G Sinsuat

    G Sinsuat

    Күн мурун

    When Lionel gave that stank face when the song be bussin at time mark at 1:47. 😂 😂

  • Nickisha Sorhaindo

    Nickisha Sorhaindo

    Күн мурун


  • Myriam Santiago

    Myriam Santiago

    Күн мурун

    He's manificint

  • abiel quildon

    abiel quildon

    Күн мурун

    Can we just get to him collecting the reward...ah I meant the finals 1st then him collecting his reward cause we all know he got that

  • Ronnie Shirley

    Ronnie Shirley

    Күн мурун


  • King Eddie

    King Eddie

    Күн мурун

    It’s a shame he’s even on this show. Like he’s way to big of a star for this show

  • Juntasan Shunsa

    Juntasan Shunsa

    Күн мурун

    Those riffs and runss jeeez. Why is it's always the black people? Their vocals are no joke. Like all of em has that deep and big voice!

  • Gemini Knight W

    Gemini Knight W

    Күн мурун

    Seen him singing on YouTube fell in love instantly

  • Karim Xyz

    Karim Xyz

    Күн мурун

    Would he not be that fat he could absolutely be a world star.

    • ErnDogerous


      7 саат мурун

      @Karim Xyz He’s losing weight anyways. He lost over 200 pounds look it up. He’s also been singing for years and has even been on the Steve Harvey show. Him being a big person doesn’t stop the fact that his vocals are insane. People like you have the weakest mindsets.

    • Karim Xyz

      Karim Xyz

      12 саат мурун

      @ErnDogerous It makes sense and it is reality

    • ErnDogerous


      19 саат мурун

      You make absolutely no sense.

  • Lovely HaileyGrace

    Lovely HaileyGrace

    Күн мурун

    My god, he's needs a record deal.

  • Prince Golez

    Prince Golez

    Күн мурун

    "Hopefully, win a Grammy one day..." (Katy Perry left the group)

    • Take Me Home

      Take Me Home

      Күн мурун

      When Katy was at the beginning of her career, she was actually asked what is her dream, maybe winning a Grammy and she said that it's not the most important thing because she wants to sing for the people, not awards. So I don't think she cares.

  • Xithazhiga Rasha

    Xithazhiga Rasha

    Күн мурун

    I remember this guy on my Facebook timeline many years ago he deserved it then and still deserve it now glad he finally did it

  • mije zuta

    mije zuta

    Күн мурун

    Didn’t want it to end🥰

  • betty g

    betty g

    Күн мурун

    willie spence; WOW, you have a very gifted voice!! great job tonight. i look forward to you going to the FINALE ;) betty gordon, ames, iowa new fan of you!

  • Tamara Ndhlovu

    Tamara Ndhlovu

    Күн мурун

    What a beautiful voice ❤

  • Olivia Sunflower

    Olivia Sunflower

    Күн мурун

    He brought me to tears wow

  • Tam Moore

    Tam Moore

    Күн мурун