Austin French Tops Rising Star With “House Of The Rising Sun” – VIDEO!
“Rising Star” had its remaining eight singers compete on Sunday, and this week’s big winner was Austin French.
The singer scored an astounding 89 percent yes votes with his rendition of “House of the Rising Sun,” just narrowly edging out last week’s highest scorer Jesse Kinch, who sang “Money (That’s What I Want)” and received 88 percent.
Brad Paisley said, “I’ve never loved that sang,” but thought French did a good job, and would like to see him next do a country song.
“I love that song,” chimed in Kesha, who felt, “You did it justice.”
And Ludacris noted, “I love how you changed some of the vocal arrangements.”
Three competitors will be sent home, while five will move on to the next round.
Check out the video below of Austin’s performance, and tell us what you think!