Katy Perry called “American Idol” Casey Bishop “really, really good” on Sunday’s episode. Judge Luke Bryan went even further.
“I think she’s the fucking ‘American Idol’ winner, period,” he said. (Look the following video).
Bishop, 15, of Estero, Florida, said she “didn’t have any acting experience, really” prior to her audition, though she reportedly attends a performing arts school.
Her talent was undeniable when she sang an a cappella version of Motley Crue’s “Live Wire” and a Sarah Vaughan-inspired version of “My Funny Valentine.”
Bishop sang the second song after Perry asked him to bring out the soul part of his voice, and it turned out to be the deciding factor in Bryan’s prognosis.
Bryan compared the impression he made to musician Alejandro Aranda’s test in 2019, after which Perry predicted he would win. Aranda went on to occupy second place.
The next step for Bishop is Hollywood Week. Good luck, boy.
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