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Luke Bryan Falls on Stage After Slipping on a Fan’s Phone: ‘My Lawyer Will Be Calling’

Luke Bryan Falls on Stage After Slipping on a Fan’s Phone: ‘My Lawyer Will Be Calling’

Luke Bryan has slid into a viral moment. The 47-year-old country crooner and American Idol judge was playing a show in Vancouver, Canada, as a part of his Mind of a Country Boy Tour over the weekend when he slipped on what appeared to be a fan’s phone on the stage, coming down hard on his back.  The father of two took the moment in stride, as captured by TMZ, sitting up and grinning before asking the audience, “Did anybody get that?” He returned the phone to its owner, jokingly noting, “My lawyer will be calling.” Luke Bryan performs during The American Performance Horseman by Teton Ridge at Globe Life Field on March 8, 2024 in Arlington, Texas. – Click Thompson/Getty Images for Teton Ridge Bryan then took another fan’s phone and had his stage techs zoom in on the video of the moment, blasting it up on the big screen for the crowd.  “Hey, I need some viral. This is viral, alright? This is viral!” he quipped.  Though Bryan rubbed his left elbow a few …

Luke Bryan Comforts Ryan Seacrest After Emotional ‘American Idol’ Performance

Luke Bryan Comforts Ryan Seacrest After Emotional ‘American Idol’ Performance

Ryan Seacrest got some big support from Luke Bryan, following an emotional performance on American Idol. On Sunday, Emmy Russell took the stage as part of the Top 20 performances, and belted out her original tune, “Want Me.”  Russell’s heartbreaking song delivered the lyrics, “I want you to want me, like I want you/I want you to need me, like I need you/If you’re gonna leave me, then cut me loose/I want you to want me.” At the end of the performance, which was met with a standing ovation from the audience, and her fellow contestants, Seacrest runs to the stage visibly emotional. “I’m crying,” he tells Russell, who asks if he really is. “Yes.”  Emmy Russell brought Ryan Seacrest to tears with a performance of her original song. – Disney/Eric McCandless Katy Perry interjects, “Ryan do you want somebody to want you like that too?” “Love me,” Seacrest hilariously exclaims. “Love me like I love you.”  Before he can speak to Russell, Luke Bryan gets out of his seat at the judges’ table and heads …

‘American Idol’ Contestant Madai Chakell Mocks Luke Bryan With Accents: ‘Is Your Voice OK?’

‘American Idol’ Contestant Madai Chakell Mocks Luke Bryan With Accents: ‘Is Your Voice OK?’

Things got tense on American Idol this week when contestant Madai Chakell performed Ariana Grande’s “Tattooed Heart.” The 22-year-old theatrical performer spoke with host Ryan Seacrest ahead of the performance, acknowledging that judge Luke Bryan had previously thought she wasn’t ready to be on the show because she didn’t know who she was yet.  “I definitely tapped more into myself since he said I probably didn’t really know who I was,” Madai said. “I did some more digging and found more of her. I just want to prove to Luke that I am a true performer and artist.” When Madai got on stage and began the song, she stopped partway through, saying, “Hold on. Can we start this over? I wasn’t feeling that one. Sorry, y’all.” On her second attempt, she then stopped and said she was going to try the song acapella, sharing it was “not flowing the way we practiced.” Madai Chakell on 'American Idol' – ‘American Idol’/ABC She finished the song acapella and Bryan shared his thoughts.  “So Madai, are you feeling …

Juan Pablo Galavis’ Daughter Camila Becomes Season’s Youngest ‘American Idol’ Contestant at 14

Juan Pablo Galavis’ Daughter Camila Becomes Season’s Youngest ‘American Idol’ Contestant at 14

Juan Pablo Galavis played the role of a proud dad during Sunday’s final audition episode of American Idol. The Bachelor alum’s 14-year-old daughter, Camila Galavis, auditioned for the ABC music competition and became the youngest contestant on this season.  The freshman in high school introduced her reality star dad, telling judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan, “My dad, he’s a manager in the social media industry because he was on The Bachelor.” After Camila revealed who her famous dad is, Bryan quipped of Juan Pablo, “He’s dreamy!”  Of course, Juan Pablo made a cameo, sitting in on his daughter’s audition. He claimed that he was hesitant to have his only child head into the world of television.  Camila and Juan Pablo Galavis on 'American Idol' – ‘American Idol’/YouTube “She’s been singing since she’s little. The opportunity came. She wanted to do it, and I said, ‘I don’t know if you’re old enough.’ That was last year. They said, ‘Maybe next year,’” Juan Pablo recalled.  Singing “Rabia” by Joaquina, Camila belted out the track as …

‘Bachelor’ Juan Pablo Galavis’ Daughter Auditions for ‘American Idol’

‘Bachelor’ Juan Pablo Galavis’ Daughter Auditions for ‘American Idol’

The daughter of former Bachelor star Juan Pablo Galavis is now an American Idol contestant. Camila Galavis, who was 4 when her father starred on the ABC reality show, is now a freshman in high school and auditioned on Sunday night’s episode of the network’s singing competition for judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Camila, who hails from Venezuela, lives in Miami. Asked if she hailed from a musical family, Camila revealed the identify of her dad, who was on hand at the audition.  “You know what it’s like to be on reality television — [are] you trying to throw her in this lion’s den?” Perry asked Juan Pablo, who said it was all her idea.  “She’s been singing since she was little, and the opportunity came, and she wanted to do it,” he said. He stayed in the room while she sang, with her saying she was more comfortable with him there. (“Just make yourself right at home on ABC,” Perry quipped.) Camila sang “Rabia,” a Spanish-language song by Joaquina, for her audition. …

‘American Idol’ Sneak Peek: Reagan Mills Stuns the Judges — and Reminds Them of Leslie Jordan (Exclusive)

‘American Idol’ Sneak Peek: Reagan Mills Stuns the Judges — and Reminds Them of Leslie Jordan (Exclusive)

The American Idol coaches are nothing but thrilled when Reagan Mills walks into the audition room. In ET’s exclusive sneak peek at Sunday’s episode, the 24-year-old hopeful wins over Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie from his very first words, as they are delighted by his high-register Texas accent, with Luke immediately comparing him to the late, great Leslie Jordan. However, when he asks Reagan to say, “Well, sh*t!” like Jordan did, the preacher’s son demurs. “My mom might spank me if I do,” he admits. He does, however, give the judges a full turn so they can take in his bedazzled ensemble. “I just figured if I was gonna be a star, I might as well come on American Idol and shine!” Reagan insists. And he’s certainly got the talent. After impressing the judges with his personality, Reagan then takes to the piano, wowing them with his rendition of The Clark Sisters’ “Is My Living in Vain.” See the full sneak peek above! ET spoke with the Idol judges last fall as they auditioned singers for the upcoming season — which …

‘American Idol’s Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie Share One Another’s Most Annoying Traits (Exclusive)

‘American Idol’s Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie Share One Another’s Most Annoying Traits (Exclusive)

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie will soon begin their seventh season together as judges on American Idol, and by now they’ve learned a lot about each other, including one another’s most annoying traits. And they’re not afraid to spill the tea! Speaking exclusively with ET’s Denny Directo ahead of the popular reality singing competition kicking off its 22nd season, the trio didn’t shy away from airing it all out during ET’s “Sip or Spill” segment. When asked to dish on their most annoying traits, the judges didn’t sip and instead got downright candid, and Richie joked that Perry “has a book she can write.” “Luke likes to make a lot of bodily function noises,” Perry shared. “I don’t think those are annoying. A lot of men in my life have done that.” Bryan went next. “Katy chooses to have a healthy snack box, but she also chooses to eat all the unhealthy stuff out of my unhealthy snack box,” he said. Perry admitted the claim is entirely true. For their upcoming seventh season together, Perry, Bryan and Richie …