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Watch: Indian-origin singer gives goosebumps to Katy Perry with her performance on American Idol

Alyssa Raghunandan impressed Lionel Richiel, Luke Bryan and Katy Perry with her amazing performance on American Idol.

tv Updated: Mar 27, 2018 09:23 IST
Indo Asian News Service
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Alyssa Raghunandan sang Ariana Grande’s song for her audition.

Grammy nominee Katy Perry was blown away by the performance of Alyssa Raghunandan, an Indian origin contestant on American Idol.

The 15-year-old wooed the singing reality show’s judges Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan through her rendition of ‘Almost is never enough by Ariana Grande. It helped her win the coveted ticket to Hollywood, read a statement.

Watching her perform, Perry, who married comedian-actor Russell Brand in Rajasthan, India, in 2010, commented: “I full-body felt what you were singing, I am a believer in you. You’re top 10.”

The show, which is currently being shot in the US, will soon be making its Indian television premiere on Zee Cafe.

Alyssa’s story on the show also featured her father Dennis Raghunandan, a single parent whom Alyssa considers her best friend.

She said her father was there for every audition and every performance through her budding music career.

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First Published: Mar 26, 2018 16:56 IST