Self-proclaimed “goof nutball” and popular TikTok-er, Benson Boone, stuns the judges with his rendition of “Punchline” by Aidan Martin. Lionel Richie calls it natural talent, Luke Bryan says his voice is a true gift, and Katy Perry goes as far as saying she sees Benson winning American Idol, if he believes in himself. Will Benson continue into Hollywood Week as confident in his voice as he is in his backflips? See more of American Idol 2021 on our official site: www.americanidol.com Like American Idol on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AmericanIdol Follow American Idol on Twitter: twitter.com/americanidol Follow American Idol on Instagram: www.instagram.com/americanidol/ 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.