Luke Bryan Declares “No One Else Sounds” Like Hunter Metts After Noah Cyrus Cover On ‘American Idol’

American Idol returned to ABC on Monday evening (March 29) for the Showstopper/ Final Judgement Round and standout contestant Hunter Metts took the stage for a chance to earn a spot in the Top 24. Things got emotional prior to…

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Posted on March 29, 2021

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American Idol returned to ABC on Monday evening (March 29) for the Showstopper/ Final Judgement Round and standout contestant Hunter Metts took the stage for a chance to earn a spot in the Top 24.

Things got emotional prior to his performance as he came face-to-face with Idol judges Katy Perry and Luke Bryan to discuss his time on the show and what’s next for him.

“This might be the biggest moment of my life… cause I really want it,” the 22-year-old shared as his emotional backstory aired.

Metts then met with in-house mentor Bobby Bones to chat about his insecurities as Metts admitted he was scared that he was not good enough to advance in the competition.

All nerves aside, Metts took the stage to perform an acoustic Noah Cyrus’ “July.”

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“In your audition, you were flying high, some things happened, we wondered where our Hunter was. What we arrived at the conclusion that no one else sounds like you and if we’re leaning on you and pushing you, it’s because that’s our job,” Bryan told Metts following his performance.

“Don’t get caught up in the noise and everything around you. You are definitely in our Top 24,” Bryan added. “Stay you and keep pushing, cause it worked.”

Metts tearfully thanked the judges for advancing him to the Top 24.

Click above to re-live his performance.

American Idol returns to ABC next Sunday and Monday at 8/7 c for the celebrity duets round.

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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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