Commanding the audition room with his distinctive voice and style, Murphy delivers a performance that is unique, inspiring and positively original. After auditioning for American Idol with his rendition of “Just The Two Of Us” by Bill Withers, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie are concerned with the “novelty” of Murphy’s voice. Murphy goes on to perform “The Painted Man,” an original song of his, but what will the judges think and will he make it to Hollywood Week?! 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.