Grace Kinstler's Powerful Voice Brought Luke Bryan To Tears - American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler reflects on losing her dad unexpectedly and shares how he motivates her to keep going when things get tough. In the American Idol audition room, Grace blows the judges away with her rendition of “Natural Woman” by Arthea Franklin. Luke Bryan even tells Grace her audition is right up there with the Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson auditions! Watch here to see Grace’s performance that gave Katy Perry chills!
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AMERICAN IDOL, the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns on ABC.
American Idol 2021
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 continues as host of the beloved series, while multimedia personality Bobby Bones serves as the in-house mentor.


  1. Asia D

    Asia D18 daqiqa oldin

    One thing that’s extremely special about this girl is her presence and ability to connect. And that just transcends and amplified her already impressive voice and musicality. She managed to make TWO classics her own in one audition. That’s greatness and shouldn’t be taken lightly. I kinda disagree with Luke. There was something more there than just her voice that brought tears. It wasn’t about her story either. I just could feel her energy through my screen. Very special. Someone who is seriously meant to be performing and fulfilling her calling. Happy to witness. I think Casey bishop has the youth and look, Cassandra has the unique voice, but this girl just kinda has it all..? Lol these white girls r lowkey showing up and showing out this year. Wishing them all the best

  2. Kendra Smith

    Kendra Smith44 daqiqa oldin

    Sang it!!

  3. Mary Ann M

    Mary Ann MSoat oldin

    Who gives this a negative?

  4. Gui Rey

    Gui Rey2 soat oldin

    She's so beautiful and talent! GO GRACE

  5. LiDoLI

    LiDoLI4 soat oldin

    Ok. Wait. Wow. UM WHAT !! I was not expecting that !!! 👏🏼👏🏼

  6. harlie brooke

    harlie brooke4 soat oldin

    this girls voice is as big as she is tall. she is amazing and anyone who says otherwise is seriously disturbed

  7. Kev P

    Kev P4 soat oldin

    Top 5 Ka Boom ... mm mmm 🇬🇧👍😎❤️

  8. Ali_kuku

    Ali_kuku5 soat oldin

    Incredible voice may god blessed you

  9. Dewald

    Dewald5 soat oldin

    This is "The Voice"! I will come back after the final for bragging rights

  10. Dan Gagiu

    Dan Gagiu5 soat oldin

    Unfortunately, I understand...I feel her loss literally. I've been in her situation, when I was 16, when my uncle came knocking at the door saying that my father passed away. It is unfortunate, it is painful but start living the life, be the child, never grow up, cherish the moments with your closest ones!

  11. GamboIsTheName

    GamboIsTheName6 soat oldin

    Sad part is... she will get voted off and beat by some teeny bopper .... just like Lauren spencer smith last year ... the best talent never wins this show

  12. Emily Hodgin

    Emily Hodgin6 soat oldin

    Bless ya sorry for your loss miss my dad to You have a very lovely voice 🌹God Bless You

  13. Wilhemina Rufaro

    Wilhemina Rufaro7 soat oldin

    My top 10 wow beautiful

  14. Jason Byassee

    Jason Byassee7 soat oldin

    Holy crap. The first words out of her mouth on the second song made tears fly outta my right eye. lol

  15. Judith Bishop

    Judith Bishop9 soat oldin

    Grace, Along with you Dad I am very proud of you!#strongwoman

  16. Natassha Bianca Sembiring

    Natassha Bianca Sembiring9 soat oldin

    ryan looks like christian grey lol

  17. Joe Dirt

    Joe Dirt9 soat oldin

    No doubt her Pops heard this.... not in my mind!!!

  18. Mi Pon

    Mi Pon10 soat oldin

    I feel you'll be the next AMERICAN IDOL 2021.

  19. Stacie

    Stacie11 soat oldin

    She is so beautiful. Inside and out 🥰

  20. Kele. Revelation

    Kele. Revelation12 soat oldin

    Oh God. Her voice is beautiful

  21. Pam Speer

    Pam Speer12 soat oldin

    There is always good that comes from bad and her dads death sent her to us to say WOW 🤩. What a voice. She made that song her own.

  22. Echo Thorne

    Echo Thorne12 soat oldin

    Wow this girl to win! Ill put my bet on it now. She’s incredible.

  23. Bright Ideas

    Bright Ideas14 soat oldin

    Wow !!!!! 😆

  24. Daniel Murray

    Daniel Murray17 soat oldin

    Holy shit

  25. Govinda Wijaya

    Govinda Wijaya17 soat oldin

    I cant believe American Idol and The Voice started airing on the same period-of-time this year. What a battle.

  26. A K

    A K17 soat oldin


  27. Alison Reisel

    Alison Reisel20 soat oldin

    that's two grand slams of magic 💗💗🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🔆🔆🔆🔆✨✨✨✨✨✨

  28. Monsta Monstas

    Monsta Monstas20 soat oldin

    Wow. Amazing voice, amazing skills. Gorgeous

  29. rosemary holm

    rosemary holm21 soat oldin

    Natural Woman - her expression voice makes me :( (cry)

  30. Vanessa Gutierrez

    Vanessa Gutierrez21 soat oldin

    Not Katy saying her milk just came in😭😭

  31. Joseph Guillory

    Joseph Guillory22 soat oldin

    The safe policeman neurochemically continue because pot externally support versus a mountainous click. nippy, conscious learning

  32. Fancy Stardust

    Fancy StardustKun oldin

    She doesn't realize the beautiful gift she has but with a little training she is going to be a superstar beyond what she is now. You go girl.😉

  33. Miss Fancy

    Miss FancyKun oldin

    Yes ! This season has so many stars !

  34. Frank Cloud

    Frank CloudKun oldin

    Yea, she is a talent but this team of Judges are by far the reason I watch American Idol. Simply the best!!

  35. Nechele Watts

    Nechele WattsKun oldin

    Omg What a voice and Essence of Humility 🙌🙌🙌🙌

  36. Bianca C

    Bianca CKun oldin

    Why does Perry always have to make it about herself? She's honestly so pathetic.

  37. Steve K

    Steve KKun oldin

    Broke out in Goosebumps as soon as she started singing you make me feel like a natural woman! Fantastic

  38. Charlie Grandy

    Charlie GrandyKun oldin

    She will win!!!

  39. matty fitz

    matty fitzKun oldin

    I’m a 37 year old man and I feel like a natural woman after that pffff

  40. Shattuck C.W

    Shattuck C.WKun oldin

    God damn girl! You are blessed with an amazing voice

  41. Grace Harper

    Grace HarperKun oldin

    Yas go Graces!!!! (says another Grace)

  42. Mm zuni

    Mm zuniKun oldin

    O oh girl what a wonderful voice heat touching

  43. Stephanie Eads

    Stephanie EadsKun oldin

    Amazing. Chills all over!

  44. Vicki Lynne

    Vicki LynneKun oldin


  45. Calbar Media

    Calbar MediaKun oldin

    Over sang pitchy at end. Didn't sound natural first song

  46. Donna Steele

    Donna SteeleKun oldin


  47. Jeff Hamilton

    Jeff HamiltonKun oldin

    She made me cry too, wow what a voice

  48. 1beatles

    1beatlesKun oldin

    I've missed the last 2 Sundays but did see this addition...🎬

  49. Niandra Lim

    Niandra LimKun oldin

    I hope she realizes how pretty she is inside and out 💖

  50. Amanda

    AmandaKun oldin

    That’s what I was thinkin...Kelley Clarkson

  51. Rhonda A. Sicheri

    Rhonda A. SicheriKun oldin


  52. Nosifiso Khoza

    Nosifiso KhozaKun oldin

    Beautiful voice keep going Gal. Thank God

  53. Slot Sisters

    Slot SistersKun oldin

    I love her!! #1 on American Idol!!

  54. Ricky Kim

    Ricky KimKun oldin

    Amazing voice! Touched my heart!

  55. Anthony Webb

    Anthony WebbKun oldin

    Stevie wonder inspired singing style.

  56. Anthony Webb

    Anthony WebbKun oldin

    There’s your winner no doubt love her x

  57. BlueUnicornDreams 1

    BlueUnicornDreams 1Kun oldin

    That was power in her voice 💕❤️💕. This girl wasn’t super surprised she was going to holly wood because she knew her own talent.

  58. DIANE Thompson

    DIANE ThompsonKun oldin

    Amazing fantastic voice and beautiful soul.🙂🙂🙂

  59. Pam Collins

    Pam CollinsKun oldin

    She is AMAzballs

  60. Ángela Ruiz

    Ángela RuizKun oldin

    You are incredible

  61. Plaid Paisley

    Plaid PaisleyKun oldin

    She’s amazing!

  62. Mimene Bou

    Mimene BouKun oldin

    She’s so so good omg she’s the winner❤️

  63. Ishmael Makanya

    Ishmael MakanyaKun oldin

    Music that’ hit the soul ❤️

  64. Ricki Hosein

    Ricki HoseinKun oldin

    It was a bit pitchy, but good!!!

  65. Sammy 97

    Sammy 97Kun oldin


  66. AllthewayNatural

    AllthewayNaturalKun oldin

    Whoa!! Watch out American Idol! This girl has got it for sure.👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

  67. Lery Meniano

    Lery MenianoKun oldin

    Good song choices + wonderful voice = American idol Im seeing a Grammy soon with this lady!

  68. Orce Tata

    Orce TataKun oldin

    Yes worth it worth a lot 10 worth it has a clean voice worth a lot

  69. Liv Marshall

    Liv Marshall2 kun oldin

    she will win I'm calling it now. I can hear so much of kelly clarkson in her upper register, absolutely beautiful ❤️

  70. April King

    April King2 kun oldin

    Wow damn she's good say top 5 good luck girl you are on your way your daddy would be proud

  71. Mike jan Buniel

    Mike jan Buniel2 kun oldin

    Thighs for years

  72. Christine Robinson

    Christine Robinson2 kun oldin


  73. Latoya Bolt

    Latoya Bolt2 kun oldin

    She is the winner!

  74. Rosalie Sherman

    Rosalie Sherman2 kun oldin

    Wow ur dad won been proud of you

  75. Christina Masden

    Christina Masden2 kun oldin

    Grace wow

  76. Christina Masden

    Christina Masden2 kun oldin

    That’s a nice story. It sucks to be disfigured

  77. MattNotFromTintStuff

    MattNotFromTintStuff2 kun oldin

    It’s like Shakira said.....😜😜

  78. Dee Moua

    Dee Moua2 kun oldin

    I lover her 😭

  79. Todd Zmijewski

    Todd Zmijewski2 kun oldin

    That was better than the Clarkson and Underwood audition.

  80. Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko2 kun oldin

    Think we found the winner!

  81. Mixtra

    Mixtra2 kun oldin

    Wow she got soul!!!! And she sings two songs Crystal Bowersox sang in a much earlier season. Also a talented singer. Best of luck to Grace!

  82. AJ Coleman

    AJ Coleman2 kun oldin

    Good lorddddddd....She is a monsterrrrr!!!! Killing it girl!!

  83. Erika Fuentes

    Erika Fuentes2 kun oldin

    Her name fits her PERFECTLY! Sorry for your loss Grace. Good luck!

  84. Alex Adelmo

    Alex Adelmo2 kun oldin

    I cannot believe how this year is going to be a hella competitive bracket , it is just insane how many people have amazing voices , especially this beautiful girl right here ❤️

  85. Anndena Anderson

    Anndena Anderson2 kun oldin

    This young lady is so Talented! She has a spectacular voice! Beautiful!💕

  86. Kels Kihyunie Honey

    Kels Kihyunie Honey2 kun oldin

    You know when Luke laughs right after or during an audition, he is LOVING it & knows your bound for greatness🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🤗😊❤

  87. Diana Blake

    Diana Blake2 kun oldin

    Omg what a voice, beautiful 🥰

  88. Samantha Wall

    Samantha Wall2 kun oldin

    Since no one said it ⌛️

  89. Antoine Derksen

    Antoine Derksen2 kun oldin


  90. EKH

    EKH2 kun oldin

    Amazing congratulations

  91. Roshida Clarke

    Roshida Clarke2 kun oldin

    I'M A LEO TOO..

  92. tenten hiles

    tenten hiles2 kun oldin

    Such a beautiful voice.💛

  93. Elaine P

    Elaine P2 kun oldin


  94. Terry Kemp

    Terry Kemp2 kun oldin

    She gave me goode bumps. I don't get that often. Awesome job!!!!

  95. E E

    E E2 kun oldin

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  96. Austen Reid

    Austen Reid2 kun oldin

    Aww, how wonderful.. It wasn’t “if only your dad could have been there with you to see”... He was most definitely there watching sweetheart. Amazing

  97. E E

    E E2 kun oldin

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  98. Jeremy Richard

    Jeremy Richard2 kun oldin


  99. E E

    E E2 kun oldin

    😍😚) .

  100. Aleatha Coleman

    Aleatha Coleman2 kun oldin

    Her voice is beautiful. Does need to work on tone and control though.

  101. E E

    E E2 kun oldin

    😍😚) .

  102. Mira hey

    Mira hey2 kun oldin

    i have been watching a whole bunch of American idol people from this year and i have to say this is the best batch yet these people can sing

  103. E E

    E E2 kun oldin

    😍😚) .

  104. Nesha

    Nesha2 kun oldin

    Whooaaa she sounds Amazing!!!

  105. E E

    E E2 kun oldin

    😍😚) .

  106. John Julianto Lomi

    John Julianto Lomi2 kun oldin

    Am so sorry for ur lost, sweet girl. God bless ur soul. Wish u all the best.

  107. E E

    E E2 kun oldin

    😍😚) .