Brianna Collichio’s cystic fibrosis does not define her. In fact, because of her immense faith and vigilance, it encourages her to inspire others. Brianna auditions for American Idol with her rendition of “Scars To Your Beautiful” by Alessia Cara. Lionel Richie compliments the “texture” in Brianna’s voice, while Luke Bryan calls Brianna’s story and performance “inspiring,” telling her she “knocked it out of the park.” Katy Perry reminds Brianna that she is “not her illness” and believes she has the ability to “climb all of the mountains.” 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.