‘American Idol’: Fans want platinum ticket for Lady K, say judges ‘gave it away too early’
After singers like Luke Taylor, Aaron Westberry, Christian Guardino, and a few others earned the coveted golden ticket on the second episode of ‘American Idol’ Season 20, a contestant named Lady K walked in for the auditions and soon left the judges namely Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie emotional. The Alabama native decided to serenade the trio with Katy’s hit single ‘Wide Awake’ and she did succeed in it.
Before leaving the judges of the singing reality show impressed, Lady K revealed how she and her family were shattered after her brother died by suicide. The 25-year-old crooner, who brought letters for all the judges, left Katy Perry teary-eyed after she showed her exceptional singing skills on her song. Getting nods from all the judges, the musician also got a thumbs up from social media. However, the Internet felt she deserved the platinum ticket adding that Katy, Luke, and Lionel gave away the platinum ticket too early. Kenedi Anderson, who showed up before Lady K grabbed the rare platinum ticket on episode two. Lionel after Lady K’s audition said that it made his day and that she was here for an absolute purpose. Luke, on the other hand, dubbed her performance as tremendous as he too held back his tears.
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Social media users logged into Twitter to praise Lady K as one of the users stated, “Powerful and heartfelt! Beautifully done! Congrats!” Another shared, “Listening to her made me cry. This is going to be an amazing season!” One user posted, “Beautiful. When pain creates art... Beautiful.” The next one added, “This woman made me cry. This is singing from the heart. She owned it. Gosh! Those were touching messages from Lady K.”
One individual said, “Lady K deserved a Platinum Ticket.” And, one mentioned, “I know I'm a cranky live tweeter, but I have to say this was the best #AmericanIdol audition episode since the show moved to ABC. Packed with talent. Made me tear up at least four times. And damn, the perfect ending with the fabulous Lady K.” Meanwhile, one user tweeted, “If Lady K's voice wasn't enough, her letters will bring the waterworks. That was a sweet gesture!” One added, “Lady K is definitely a firework! Perfect audition to end tonight’s show.” And, another said, “Lady K is a humble girl and deserves nothing but success.” Another user concluded, “oh lady k her life story is full of pain & strife and yet again we have no platinum ticket to offer because the judges gave it away too early.”
Powerful and heartfelt! Beautifully done! Congrats!— Jethrey Monroe (@jethreymonroe) March 7, 2022
Listening to her made me cry. This is going to be an amazing season!— Shannon Clark (@dolphingirl_72) March 7, 2022
Beautiful.— NOTDaleJR88 (@NOTDaleJR88) March 7, 2022
When pain creates art... Beautiful
Lady K deserved a Platinum Ticket👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼💯 #AmericanIdol— Our_Better_Angels (@Felicia_2142) March 7, 2022
I know I'm a cranky live tweeter, but I have to say this was the best #AmericanIdol audition episode since the show moved to ABC. Packed with talent. Made me tear up at least four times. And damn, the perfect ending with the fabulous Lady K.— Michael Slezak (@MichaelSlezakTV) March 7, 2022
If Lady K's voice wasn't enough, her letters will bring the waterworks. That was a sweet gesture! #AmericanIdol— Yaa Yaa (@yaayaawrites) March 7, 2022
Lady K is definitely a firework! Perfect audition to end tonight’s show 🎇 #AmericanIdol— Teresa (@TeresaForReal) March 7, 2022
Lady K is a humble girl and deserves nothing but success #AmericanIdol— Allison the disney Diva (@Daviesallison1A) March 7, 2022
oh LADY K -- her life story is full of pain & strife -- 👏AND YET AGAIN WE HAVE NO PLATINUM TICKET TO OFFER BECAUSE THE JUDGES GAVE IT AWAY TOO EARLY 👏 #AmericanIdol— Josh Kennon (@skatefan78) March 7, 2022