From performing as a child with her tiny, toy “American Idol” microphone, to auditioning in front of Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan...with the same microphone! Alanis Sophia WOWs the judges with her authentic, honest and confident rendition of “Anyone,” by Demi Lovato. Lionel tells Alanis she has “huge potential,” while Katy tells her she’s “the best they’ve seen all day!” Will Alanis go into Hollywood Week just as confident as she was for her audition? 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.