Chayce Beckham Gets Emotional With Original Song Dedicated To His “Mamma” On ‘American Idol’

Chayce Beckham performed an emotion-filled original song dubbed “Mamma” during the Mother’s Day Dedication episode. On Sunday, May 9, the contestant performed a self-penned song that he wrote during Hollywood week on Idol as an ode to his mother Windie….

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Chayce Beckham performed an emotion-filled original song dubbed “Mamma” during the Mother’s Day Dedication episode.

On Sunday, May 9, the contestant performed a self-penned song that he wrote during Hollywood week on Idol as an ode to his mother Windie. A song that we think is destined to become a chart-topping single upon the future release of the track.

“All of the pain you’ve felt / I hope you never have to feel it again / And the night that you picked me up from jail and I swore I’d never do it again / I’m sorry Mamma,” Beckham sang during the opening verse. “A woman shouldn’t have to carry anyone / Let alone you’re own son, yeah / And all the times that the money ran out and we needed to be fed / and all the nights that the windows got cold and you worked until your fingers bled / I’m sorry Mamma.”

“Mamma I miss you and I wish that I could change / Yeah, I’d do anything that I can for the lady that gave me my name / just know that it’s not your fault / without you I’d be nothing at all / cause Mama I love you and I think that I can change,” Beckham continued to sing.

“You make my heart happy Chayce,” Beckham mother gushed after his performance as tears flowed down her cheek.

Following his tear-jerking performance, Idol judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan gushed over his vocal abilities and knack for songwriting.

“I mean, listen, you have me crying on your song as a songwriter, i’m going to tell you, put that song out now,” Richie gushed. “that’s a smash record. That was performed perfectly and you had us from the first… beginning of it. The chords, the words, everything man. Congratulations.”

“Sensitive, vulnerable, heavy machinery operator,” Perry said. “Crying on stage, making his Mother cry. A+ A+ A+ Chayce!”

“Calm down Katy, calm down, it’s okay. Way to pull out the right song on the right night to mama and all the mamas out there,” Bryan added.

Watch his performance above.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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