Caleb Kennedy Takes A Risk On ‘American Idol’ With Original Song

Caleb Kennedy took a risk before shooting his final shot to make it into the Top 24 on “American Idol”. The South Carolina native quickly switched from a Travis Tritt song before hitting the stage to an original song. RELATED: Alex Miller Puts A Spin On Merle Haggard For ‘American […]

Caleb Kennedy took a risk before shooting his final shot to make it into the Top 24 on “American Idol”.

The South Carolina native quickly switched from a Travis Tritt song before hitting the stage to an original song.

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“I don’t think it’s a risk to sing an original song, because an original song is how I got here,” Kennedy said. In his original audition, he left the judges in tears after singing his original song “Nowhere”.

“I did plan to do a big old show like everybody else did, and then one of them gut feelings came along to just do an original. So I took it and I ran with it,” Kennedy told judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie.

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Kennedy, 16, once again proved himself with the soulful song and made it to the Top 24.

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