The 10 Best Adele Covers on ‘American Idol’
Last week, Cleveland teen Emyrson Flora went viral for her jaw-dropping Hollywood round performance on American Idol, taking on Adele‘s “Love In The Dark,” which appeared on Adele’s global hit album 25, from 2015.
In her pre-recorded intro, the 16-year-old high school student recounted how the judges took a chance on her, and how she wanted to repay that faith. Her tone-perfect performance had judge Katy Perry on her feet. Flora was then sent to the “Duets” round.
Flora was not the first Idol contestant perform an Adele cover. The talented musicians who have performed on the show for years have given their own spins to the Grammy winner’s songs, from “Rolling in the Deep” to “Hello” and “When We Were Young “.
See the below for nine more amazing Adele covers on American Idol .
Grace Kinstler, Season 19 – “When We Were Young”
Haley Reinhart, Season 10 – “Rolling in the Deep”
Willie Spence, Season 19 – “Set Fire to the Rain”
Nicolina Bozzo, Season 20 – “Rolling in the Deep”
Kelsie Dolin, Season 20 – “When We Were Young”
La’Porsha Renae, Season 15 – “Hello”
Elise Testone, Season 11 – “One and Only”
Caleb Johnson, Season 13 – “Skyfall”
Dimitrius Graham, Season 17 – “Hello”
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