VIDEO: Caleb Johnson Blows Away Idol Competition With Show-Stopping Closer
Caleb Johnson blew away his “American Idol” competition with his powerful closing performance on Wednesday’s Top 13 Night.
The aspiring rocker owned the stage with his intensely energetic take on “Pressure and Time,” leading to a standing ovation from Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban, who declared “Killer!” multiple times. “You just have serious pipes, man,” he told Johnson.
Lopez said, “You’re so ready for the rock star life… You have the goods to back it up.”
And Harry Connick Jr., who said it was “nice to see some rock and roll on ‘Idol,'” gave perhaps the biggest compliment of all.” “If Rival Sons ever needed a singer, bro, you have that gig,” he told Johnson.