VIDEO – Perryville Kentucky’s very own Allysa Wray wins American Idol

VIDEO – Perryville Kentucky’s very own Allysa Wray wins American Idol.

Luke Bryan joined his American Idol judges in standing during Alyssa Wray’s powerful audition on Sunday night (March 7). The country singer praised the Kentucky native’s presence, while Lionel Richie and Katy Perry couldn’t say enough about her potential.

The Northern Kentucky University freshman chose American Idol alum Jennifer Hudson’s “I Am Changing” for her audition, beginning the vocal and piano ballad with soft control before letting free to the point that Richie seemed on the verge of tears. The lengthy performance was the trio of judges’ last on that audition day. Wray seemed to energize them.

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