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

28 feb 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.

  • I always loved Zoom!!!!!! 🥰

    Nefari’s SoulNefari’s Soul6 klukkustundum síðan

    Teresa MCLawrenceTeresa MCLawrence8 klukkustundum síðan
  • why am i crying????

    Tasia OwensTasia Owens9 klukkustundum síðan
  • I really hope this girl goes all the way , her voice is so sincere. Brought a tear to my eye too. (Shh) dont tell!

    mick cmick c10 klukkustundum síðan
  • Beautiful she’s going to Broadway!!

    love joneslove jones10 klukkustundum síðan
  • 😭😭😭😭😭

    tyesha hardytyesha hardy12 klukkustundum síðan
  • The chillss

    Autumn RobinsonAutumn Robinson13 klukkustundum síðan
  • Damn this hit me hard. Such a beautiful soul ❤️

    Sylvia SmithSylvia Smith21 klukkustund síðan
  • God is so good... all we need is a crack .. praise God

    sherry mitchellsherry mitchell22 klukkustundum síðan
  • She went to grab her mama 😍😘😘🙏🏻 May God bless them both 🙏🏻

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

    Angela ChallowAngela ChallowDegi Síðan síðan
  • I'm crying ....tears of joy

    Felesha RookwoodFelesha RookwoodDegi Síðan síðan
  • This was so fake. Just manufactured to get ratings.

    C-RanceC-RanceDegi Síðan síðan
  • Mashallah 🥰

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

    dornette marshdornette marshDegi Síðan síðan
  • I'm not crying, I'm cutting onions!!

    Dolls Way!!!Dolls Way!!!2 dögum síðan
  • Thats a hard song to sing but she did it nicely

    Papi ChuloPapi Chulo2 dögum síðan

    mee mee the catmee mee the cat2 dögum síðan
  • What in the COVID handkerchief was that? That was a great audition.

    K RonnieK Ronnie2 dögum síðan

    patti dischpatti disch2 dögum síðan
  • Beautiful young lady!!!

    mr memr me2 dögum síðan
  • Omg.. I’m in tears. She’s beautiful. Mom great job. A heart of gold. Loving.. blessings

    Evelyn RodriguezEvelyn Rodriguez2 dögum síðan
  • Lionel Rickie's analogy about the "crack" really put things into great perspective.

    Elemuelle HarrisElemuelle Harris2 dögum síðan
  • They're so beautiful, when she ran for her mom 🥰 God Bless Every Single Mom Out Here Making it Happen For Their Kids 🧡

    Rouzard Angelic BoutiqueRouzard Angelic Boutique2 dögum síðan
  • 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

    Priceless RawPriceless Raw2 dögum síðan
    • I felt that part so real

      Stacey JStacey J2 dögum síðan
  • Beautiful spirit, and voice. Such a tear jerker... keep pushing ma!!!

    lee deniselee denise3 dögum síðan
  • Brilliantly Magnificent!!!

    AEMTRAMPAEMTRAMP3 dögum síðan
  • Mom you are an inspiration

    Linnet MinnotLinnet Minnot3 dögum síðan
  • Зачем столько жрать?

    КоТэ ПоД нОрКоТэКоТэ ПоД нОрКоТэ3 dögum síðan
  • I am so touched by this. She and her Mom are truly Blessed. Thanks Lionel for that Powerful Inspiration. TGBTG

    gle bouvaygle bouvay3 dögum síðan
  • I really love Lionel Richie. ❤

    Zainab GeorfoZainab Georfo3 dögum síðan
  • Rhonda, God is singing through you! You are awesome. 👏

    Helen McCroskeyHelen McCroskey4 dögum síðan
  • Sistah! You can blow!!

    Booked and BusyBooked and Busy4 dögum síðan
  • 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

    Karen BondKaren Bond4 dögum síðan
  • Beautiful soul.

    Gloria MitchellGloria Mitchell4 dögum síðan
  • baby girl u fantastic made me cry the Almighty will carry both of u

    Carol JeftaCarol Jefta4 dögum síðan
  • It's her mom's words for me..... Lord we must get up and fight.... Now the daughter has me crying more

    Berri HillBerri Hill4 dögum síðan

    Karen WaltonKaren Walton5 dögum síðan
  • I can't stop watching it my heart goes out to that young lady

    Robert PerdueRobert Perdue5 dögum síðan
  • This the best thing I seen all year

    Robert PerdueRobert Perdue5 dögum síðan
  • Wow I pray to God with all my heart that she make it she made me cry

    Robert PerdueRobert Perdue5 dögum síðan
  • WOW

    Robert PerdueRobert Perdue5 dögum síðan
  • She don't have to sing at 1:31 she touched my heart

    Robert PerdueRobert Perdue5 dögum síðan
  • 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

    NellyNelly5 dögum síðan
  • Her note coming out I got chills I knw she was gonna hit all the notes 😍👏🏾🔥

    NellyNelly5 dögum síðan
  • Had me slopping crying

    HarmoniesbyAJHarmoniesbyAJ5 dögum síðan
  • ❤️

    Mr NixMr Nix5 dögum síðan
  • You got this, God has you covered and sweetie your voice is phenomenal. Love it

    Tracey Curenton- LentonTracey Curenton- Lenton5 dögum síðan
  • 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.

    Brandon HamiltonBrandon Hamilton5 dögum síðan
  • 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!!!

    Amy GrahamAmy Graham5 dögum síðan
  • Wonda i love you don't give up hope you're beautiful

    Malinda JonesMalinda Jones5 dögum síðan
  • Beautiful

    lynda waterslynda waters5 dögum síðan
  • Lord these 😢 😿 😹 😭 😂 😢

    Shaniece MillsShaniece Mills5 dögum síðan
  • Wow I'm not a crier. But, I teared up on their story and her voice!

    Soulful Creations 4uSoulful Creations 4u5 dögum síðan
  • Who else in here cried?

    Jah DaleJah Dale5 dögum síðan
  • And they sent her home! She needs to be on Broadway ASAP!

    Lenora WaltersLenora Walters5 dögum síðan
  • 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 😢 😭🙌🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👑

    Sade` With The ReceiptsSade` With The Receipts5 dögum síðan
  • Beautiful Beautiful 🤎🙌🏿🙌🏿🙌🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿

    Renata ConageRenata Conage5 dögum síðan
  • Made me cry so touching shes going places

    BHORBABY BBabyBHORBABY BBaby6 dögum síðan
  • May God bless your life with wealth

    BHORBABY BBabyBHORBABY BBaby6 dögum síðan
  • Bless your heart may God bless you

    BHORBABY BBabyBHORBABY BBaby6 dögum síðan
  • Amazing. Both of them are beautiful souls. Kudos Moms. You should be very proud!!!! God bless the two of you!

    No GamesNo Games6 dögum síðan
  • Got dammit I cried to😭😢😥😰😨🥺

    Empress WatsonEmpress Watson6 dögum síðan
  • I love her and her mommy We all god kids 🖤🖤🖤🖤❤❤❤❤🙏🙏🙏 lord bless them 😔😔😔😍😍

    Zaire DravisZaire Dravis6 dögum síðan
  • Look at God's and won't he do it. Amen....

    Valerie WillamsValerie Willams6 dögum síðan
  • Record deal NOW!

    Nicki HopeNicki Hope6 dögum síðan
  • Yesss she is amazing

    AquabaybAquabayb6 dögum síðan
  • Sound like jennifer hudson on god 🙏🥺😯💚🙄🤔🤨😨🙊🙉🙈

    Marquesha SheffieldMarquesha Sheffield6 dögum síðan
  • ❣️💌

    Casual FinleyCasual Finley6 dögum síðan
  • Wow she brought me to tears

    RebdhlRebdhl6 dögum síðan
  • Wow....this is so emotional,i can't stop crying. Nice one guys👍

    Loveth CherishLoveth Cherish6 dögum síðan
  • She looks so innocent 😊😊

    Mohit BhandariMohit Bhandari6 dögum síðan
  • You have an amazing voice... You deserve this opportunity. Your great. Just keep fighting

    Wejaune HenryWejaune Henry6 dögum síðan
  • This relationship is pure love, the Mama is the baby and the baby is the Mama.

    Linda GitauLinda Gitau6 dögum síðan
  • 💫💫💞💞

    Renee AllenRenee Allen6 dögum síðan
  • 3:18

    Susana SunshineSusana Sunshine6 dögum síðan
  • Sing sing sing just wonderful 👏🏾 wow 👏🏾

    EDWR FLE, ChefEDWR FLE, Chef6 dögum síðan
  • U a so beautiful God bless

    Bridget BaffourBridget Baffour6 dögum síðan
  • This touched my soul ❤❤❤ made me cry. I will make it. No matter what

    Maya SmithMaya Smith6 dögum síðan
  • Blew me away! Wow! 🥰

    Loqua WadeLoqua Wade6 dögum síðan
  • Beautiful inside and out !! You keep going girl gods got you .. xx

    Jojo HarteJojo Harte7 dögum síðan
  • Imma really need ISworlds to add a tissue emoji to these videos that’s gonna have me water falling. GOD IS AMAZING

    T BlackT Black7 dögum síðan
  • This was beautiful made me cry too, touched me to the core and, I love Zoom 💘

    Rebecca CavittRebecca Cavitt7 dögum síðan
  • 🙏🏻😘🙏🏻🌹🌼🌸

    Scarlet FrancesScarlet Frances7 dögum síðan
  • If THAT 8 minutes wasn't a beautiful moment - what is??! Thank you!

    Feel Good to Look GoodFeel Good to Look Good7 dögum síðan
  • JESUS , Thank you for this child .

    CherylDW59CherylDW597 dögum síðan
  • She did that.,🤩

    Tiara MoneeTiara Monee7 dögum síðan
  • I couldn’t hold my tears

    aghogho ochukoaghogho ochuko7 dögum síðan
  • I don’t know but Lionel is getting younger and better 🥰

    Angelita Paton BacchusAngelita Paton Bacchus7 dögum síðan
  • 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💚💚💚

    Kanya MpelaneKanya Mpelane7 dögum síðan
  • “God provides a crack in the wall”.... whew🥲🙌🏾

    CourtneyS_ CoCourtneyS_ Co7 dögum síðan
  • Lionel Richie is a great guy...and I love him as a judge on this show

    Larry & Karen Life Laughs & LoveLarry & Karen Life Laughs & Love7 dögum síðan
  • Yaasss 🙌🏾🙌🏾

    Mel TMel T7 dögum síðan
  • That Was Very Touching 😢 She has a Beautiful Voice. AMEN🙌🙌🙌

    Mildred SandersMildred Sanders7 dögum síðan
  • It hurts

    Mejia oneroseMejia onerose8 dögum síðan
  • That piano jazzist was on point! He knew to play the instrumental & then Lionel, the mom and daughter just took it away!

    jamjam8 dögum síðan
  • I love you young lady

    Priscilla ReyesPriscilla Reyes8 dögum síðan
  • That made me cry

    Tyree CrandleTyree Crandle8 dögum síðan
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