Les Greene Auditions for American Idol With Sam Cooke Song - American Idol 2018 on ABC

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  • Published on Mar 19, 2018
  • Les Greene auditions for American Idol in front of Judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan with "A Change Is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke.
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    AMERICAN IDOL, the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, will return to airwaves on SUNDAY, MARCH 11 at 8|7c, at its new home on ABC.
    The nationwide search for the next superstar kicked off in August 2017, as the Idol Bus traveled from Portland, Oregon, to Orlando, Florida, in its pursuit for talent, covering 23 cities across the country. Auditioning was made easier than ever as hopefuls also had the opportunity to submit audition videos online, as well as via select social media platforms using an official tag, #TheNextIdol, cultivating over 300,000 posts. Also, for the first time in “American Idol” history, hopefuls had the opportunity to audition through a livestream platform.
    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 will return as host of the beloved series.
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Comments • 589

  • Ximena Suárez
    Ximena Suárez 4 days ago

    incredible!

  • BRONCOBOY 7575
    BRONCOBOY 7575 Month ago

    Let's go Bmore!

  • Msbrandybaby
    Msbrandybaby Month ago

    This was horrible

  • caramelhoney29
    caramelhoney29 3 months ago

    Too much screaming.

  • Tamika Brown
    Tamika Brown 5 months ago

    Boy his mother accent is just home

  • Tamika Brown
    Tamika Brown 5 months ago

    Shout out from Guyana

  • Emi Grey
    Emi Grey 5 months ago

    No. He has a nice voice. But, he's trying way too hard to be soulful and its really distasteful to the song. Bro, you;re voice is not smoothly hitting those notes like its supposed to.

  • katareo anderson
    katareo anderson 5 months ago

    Lmaooo I had to laugh at this 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Tilei Silva
    Tilei Silva 5 months ago

    ❤❤🎶

  • Huawei Test
    Huawei Test 6 months ago +1

    Everyone judging him, yet, they could never be that good.

  • Shell Bradshaw
    Shell Bradshaw 7 months ago

    He yelled I didn’t like it at all, I’m sure he can sing if he tones down!

  • Joshua P.
    Joshua P. 7 months ago

    Dude with the guitar got lost he didnt know how to follow that lol. He was amazing but he did a little too much.

  • David Houp
    David Houp 8 months ago

    👎🏽 destroyed this song

  • Rob Cimini
    Rob Cimini 8 months ago

    Holy fuck😂😂

  • Daily Life Of Miyah
    Daily Life Of Miyah 8 months ago

    For all you racist white folk thats my uncle stop hating he's a singer and he was just trying out leave my uncle alone!!!!!!!!

  • LaCe’anna Talks
    LaCe’anna Talks 10 months ago

    This was to much but it was good

  • Burnell Roques
    Burnell Roques 11 months ago

    Yeah he over sang it, but we can hear he has potential though. It was quite good at certain points. He could use some good coaching I think.

  • Wendy Combe
    Wendy Combe 11 months ago

    Noooooo please stop 🛑 u ruined this great song

  • xXToxicGamerXx
    xXToxicGamerXx Year ago

    Am i the only one that thinks hes jus too used to being loud af

  • NaiLGaming TV
    NaiLGaming TV Year ago

    how did they let him through? what the heck

  • Angel Harman
    Angel Harman Year ago

    Iv'e met him before. My mom is his sister's best friend. He's so good. I feel lucky that I met him.

  • Wild_Roseberry
    Wild_Roseberry Year ago

    HOLY THIS VOICE

  • Taivini Teai
    Taivini Teai Year ago

    magnifique interprétation

  • Zoja Duqi
    Zoja Duqi Year ago

    Wow wow wow 😍😍😍🤤🤤

  • CBChrisbrown333
    CBChrisbrown333 Year ago

    Katy Perry has no right to judge real singers

  • Shell Bradshaw
    Shell Bradshaw Year ago

    He is good but screams too much!

  • The Jae Lee
    The Jae Lee Year ago +2

    Boy , ya did good but this ain’t church 💀

  • Sumayyah Aidrus
    Sumayyah Aidrus Year ago

    This guy singing for his life and is damn good, but I can't help feel sad that he's singing to the wrong kind of judges. Sigh.

  • Brandon Rishwain
    Brandon Rishwain Year ago

    He done changed keys a bunch of times but he hit his stride towards the middle.

  • Yooboho
    Yooboho Year ago

    Honestly.........Like for REAL........I think this was the most revolutionary thing I have heard music wise in a very, very long time...I got goosebumps and actually screamed...I have NEVER screamed hearing someones voice before...This guy...He has something no one else has right now. I actually loved the "war cry" in his voice and hope he never loses it.

  • GameswithRambo
    GameswithRambo Year ago

    Such a soulful voice! Loved it

  • Aliyah A
    Aliyah A Year ago

    he's so good...

  • Brave Lion
    Brave Lion Year ago

    I thought the guitarist is Zayn. 😂😂😅 I'm so inZayn. Sorry. 😅

  • Crystal Diaz
    Crystal Diaz Year ago

    Too much for the song but doesn't sound bad

  • Mr Miguel
    Mr Miguel Year ago

    Terrible

  • Sevin Miles North

    Cringey but soulful if that makes sense

  • Linda Lleras
    Linda Lleras Year ago

    Holly shiit!! Love it!!

  • Gideon Twum
    Gideon Twum Year ago

    WTF was the guitarist playing

  • Keisha Iz Awesome

    Yaaaaas!!! I love his voice and his style! Hell yeah brother! I laughed when Lionel said "Put a perm on it" 😂😂😂😂

  • Tammy Walker
    Tammy Walker Year ago

    Represent for Guyana Baby!

  • sharai weston
    sharai weston Year ago

    "What we lacked in food, we had in love" awwww my goodness my heart 😭😭😭😭💔

  • queeie718
    queeie718 Year ago

    Omg😩 these sad introductions

  • E Braam
    E Braam Year ago

    That song is like his life song pouring in all his emotion into those words.

  • Baylee Scott
    Baylee Scott Year ago

    I need him to chill and sing a daniel caesar song

  • Spencer Taylor
    Spencer Taylor Year ago

    Wow, he's got some soul!

  • jaylecia davila
    jaylecia davila Year ago

    Definitely over sang in some parts and under sang in other parts. The voice is there but he needs training.

  • שושי צוקי

    I love him!

  • shelly loved
    shelly loved Year ago

    Wow , amazing singer knowing he went through hard times.

  • Sabby loves you
    Sabby loves you Year ago +1

    The dude playing the guitar looks like the same guy on the four. What was his name🤔?

  • Artur Guerreiro
    Artur Guerreiro Year ago

    best audition 2018

  • Vy
    Vy Year ago

    is that zayn playing the guitar? shook adjsaf

  • Luhmmm Diihhh
    Luhmmm Diihhh Year ago

    Damn glad he didn’t sing the entire song that woulda been super long 😂

  • TRUDY RUDII
    TRUDY RUDII Year ago

    Blaaaah...

  • Bledio Frankfurt
    Bledio Frankfurt Year ago

    This gave me chills! Every word came out of your soul. Oh man, you killed this song...

  • Kionna Stephens
    Kionna Stephens Year ago

    I love his voice he made me bawl like a baby he has soul

  • Rita Coleman
    Rita Coleman Year ago

    Nice Voice, But He Put To Much In It Slow Down!!!!!

  • Beni Kalenda
    Beni Kalenda Year ago

    Damnnnnnn

  • Beni Kalenda
    Beni Kalenda Year ago

    Woaw

  • Terranty Stancil
    Terranty Stancil Year ago

    The first verse, meh, but when he sung the pain in the second verse hit me

  • WHATUP CUDDY
    WHATUP CUDDY Year ago

    BRAH BUTTON x10 🙌🏽🔥🔥

  • Blacktravelbrogi89

    This Brotha Sounded Beautiful!!!!!! No He Didn’t Oversing that song!!!!!!! He Put Passion In This Song!!!!!!!!

  • Sam Lesur
    Sam Lesur Year ago

    He ruined the song..

  • TheWanggolf
    TheWanggolf Year ago

    this guy sounds like olaf. from frozen :') (not his singing voice, just him speaking)

  • mushroomsauce00
    mushroomsauce00 Year ago +2

    SAM BLAKELOCK!!

    • Ezequiel Oliva
      Ezequiel Oliva Year ago

      mushroomsauce00 Yes Yes Yes. I would have loved had the guitar had been more Audible!

  • Sapito Verde
    Sapito Verde Year ago

    gosh so effortless

  • Rida Mushtaq
    Rida Mushtaq Year ago

    Y'all!?
    The guitar guy reminds me of Zayn...
    👀❤

  • PeachN' Shorty
    PeachN' Shorty Year ago

    He is singing his story, not the song ❤️

  • nolacruz
    nolacruz Year ago

    The guitar was a waste of time.

  • Kylie K.
    Kylie K. Year ago +1

    Zayn? 😂

  • Tej Kumar Rai
    Tej Kumar Rai Year ago

    Am i the only one who came to this video seeing the guitarist guy in the video picture.. 👿👿👿

  • Mari A
    Mari A Year ago

    Katy😂😂3:35

  • Mari A
    Mari A Year ago

    1:57 was a good ass note to me👏

  • Leia Simurina
    Leia Simurina Year ago

    "In my opinoin your a Firari"😂

  • Mi Picasso
    Mi Picasso Year ago

    The music at the beginning and at 0:48 is totally, totally awesome! Got to bring in my Shazam! Wow, what music!

  • Tasha Rob
    Tasha Rob Year ago

    Now can you just imagine it raining outside and this is what you hear outside in your neighborhood? Shook.