Althea Grace auditions for American Idol with an original song she wrote for her daughter called “Saturday Morning.” With every word Althea sings, you can feel the meaning and importance behind her lyrics. Lionel Richie tells Althea that she has “a cut-through voice,” but wants to see more confidence in her. Katy Perry wants Althea to take everything she’s been through and “turn it into fire” when she sings! Will Althea take Katy’s advice and “fight for this”? 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.