Katy Perry Says “They’re Going To Swoon Over Benson Boone” After His ‘American Idol’ Audition

18-year-old Benson Boone of Monroe, WA earned a golden ticket to Hollywood during the season premiere of American Idol. On Sunday (Feb. 14), Boone played piano while performing a cover of Aidan Martin’s “Punchline,” that had the judges swooning over…

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Posted on February 14, 2021

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18-year-old Benson Boone of Monroe, WA earned a golden ticket to Hollywood during the season premiere of American Idol.

On Sunday (Feb. 14), Boone played piano while performing a cover of Aidan Martin’s “Punchline,” that had the judges swooning over him.

“You have a natural talent,” Lionel Richie said.

“Your not cocky, your humble, you’re still in diapers, you’re a toddler when it comes to this world,”  “just start

“They’re going to swoon over Benson Boone,” Katy Perry gushed. “I see you winning American Idol if you want it.”

“That is the biggest compliment, I’ve ever received,” Boone said.

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The self-taught singer has amassed 1.2 million TikTok followers. After starting several trends on the social media platform, Boone earned viral success with his singing videos.

Boone, a 2020 graduate of Monroe High School and the middle child of five, attended Brigham Young University-Idaho in the fall of 2020 but he is taking this semester off to pursue his musical career on social media with some help from American Idol.

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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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