Model Mario Adrion is ready to stop being judged by his looks, and start being judged by his talent! After auditioning for American Idol with an original song, Mario challenges Katy Perry to a catwalk battle, which Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie also end up competing in. It may have been a no from the judges this time around, but as Katy told Mario...it’s a YES for life! 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.