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

Birt 28 feb 2021
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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  • Absolutely beautiful 🙏🏾❤️

  • Y’all gon make me cry

  • It's five thirty here in England... Sunday., I am bawling my eyes out... I am breathless l wish Ronda and her mum all the best ❣️

  • Jesus is Love God is so sweet thanks Lionel

  • She could be a good blues singer or even Opera

  • He wanted to hug them so bad 🥺💖 I literally bawled through the whole thinf

  • What a story, hope she gets what she wants out of life🙏 Big Lionel Richie fan ever since Love will find a way in High School.

  • Beautiful ❤️❤️❤️

  • I Love Lional hes a very encouraging person

  • I always loved Zoom!!!!!! 🥰

  • GOD IS GOOD ALL THE TIME BLESSINGS AND RESPECT TO YOU ALL 🙏🙌✨❤

  • why am i crying????

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

  • Beautiful she’s going to Broadway!!

  • 😭😭😭😭😭

  • The chillss

  • Damn this hit me hard. Such a beautiful soul ❤️

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

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

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

  • I'm crying ....tears of joy

  • This was so fake. Just manufactured to get ratings.

  • Mashallah 🥰

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

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

  • Thats a hard song to sing but she did it nicely

  • I. DONT. HAVE. A DAUGHTER. BUT IF I DID. I WOULD WANT. ONE. JUST LIKE HER. SMART. LOVING. AND CARING. AND THIS GIRL CAN SING. KEEP GOING.

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

  • LOVE HER

  • Beautiful young lady!!!

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

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

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

  • 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

    • I felt that part so real

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

  • Brilliantly Magnificent!!!

  • Mom you are an inspiration

  • Зачем столько жрать?

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

  • I really love Lionel Richie. ❤

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

  • Sistah! You can blow!!

  • 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 ! Karen

  • Beautiful soul.

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

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

  • THIS YOUNG LADY CAN SING I HOPE THE LORD BLESSES HER ABUNDANTLY AMEN

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

  • This the best thing I seen all year

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

  • WOW

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

  • 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

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

  • Had me slopping crying

  • ❤️

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

  • 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.

  • 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!!!

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

  • Beautiful

  • Lord these 😢 😿 😹 😭 😂 😢

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

  • Who else in here cried?

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

  • 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 😢 😭🙌🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👑

  • Beautiful Beautiful 🤎🙌🏿🙌🏿🙌🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿

  • Made me cry so touching shes going places

  • May God bless your life with wealth

  • Bless your heart may God bless you

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

  • Got dammit I cried to😭😢😥😰😨🥺

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

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

  • Record deal NOW!

  • Yesss she is amazing

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

  • ❣️💌

  • Wow she brought me to tears

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

  • She looks so innocent 😊😊

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

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

  • 💫💫💞💞

  • 3:18

  • Sing sing sing just wonderful 👏🏾 wow 👏🏾

  • U a so beautiful God bless

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

  • Blew me away! Wow! 🥰

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

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

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

  • 🙏🏻😘🙏🏻🌹🌼🌸

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

  • JESUS , Thank you for this child .

  • She did that.,🤩

  • I couldn’t hold my tears

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

  • 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💚💚💚

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