The 'American Idol' judge recently stopped by 'The View' with Katy Perry and Luke Bryan.
The singer wowed the judges with 'This Tattoo,' which she co-wrote with her pops.
Judge Luke Bryan was moved to tears and called him "the best soul singer" the competition may have had.
Justin Guarini, Clay Aiken, Jordin Sparks, David Archuleta, Phillip Phillips, Catie Turner and Noah Thompson tell Billboard about coming home to the show that made them famous.
"It was embarrassing to have that on TV," reflected Sara Beth in a TikTok video.
“I had chills the whole time. You are on just the edge of greatness,” noted judge Luke Bryan.
Amara Valerio knocked her audition out of the park after telling judges about the time another girl stole her mic.
"People that don't need to win end up winning big time," the OG judge recalls telling the then-hopeful at the time.
Katy Perry Breaks Down After ‘American Idol’ Audition From School Shooting Survivor: ‘This Is Not Okay’
Trey Louis was in the building during the 2018 Santa Fe High School mass shooting that killed eight students and two teachers.
Katy Perry, Lionel Richie & Luke Bryan Brought to Tears Over Audition in Tribute to Willie Spence on ‘American Idol’ Premiere
Kya Monée -- who performed a duet with Spence on American Idol in 2021 -- returned to audition again this year "to make Willie proud" following his untimely death.