American Idol 2020 Auditions 5 airs TONIGHT on ABC at 8 pm ET/PT. It’s the LAST audition episode before Hollywood Week kicks off on Monday (March 16). Featured on the panel are veteran R&B master, Lionel Richie, pop star Katy Perry and country singer Luke Bryan. Ryan Seacrest returns to host
Dreams by Fleetwood Mac – 27 Durham NC – He teaches at the School of Rock. (Just like season 15 alum Dalton Rapattoni). Franklin has a raspy, breathy voice. It’s a little too laid back for my tastes. I’d like to hear more, though. “Way to be that first note kind of singer,” says Luke, who sees serious artistry. Katy thinks he has a chance to WIN. Lionel likes that he brings everything–artistry, presence, chemistry, etc. Luke calls tha audtion a “Alejandro moment” referring to last season runner-up Alejandro Aranda – 3 yeses.