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American Idol: Garrett Jacobs Sings ‘Treat You Better’ By Shawn Mendes For Top 24 Solo Performance

AMERICAN IDOL – ABC’s “American Idol” judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan with host Ryan Seacrest. (ABC/Eric Liebowitz)

On American Idol, Garrett Jacobs came out and gave his own take on “Treat You Better” by Shawn Mendes for his Top 24 Solo performance in front of a live audience and Judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie on American Idol. However, he did not win over the judges with that performance.

Lionel Richie said that there is a point in your life when you have to concentrate on the singing. Lionel said he has grown. Luke Bryan said he is not the best singer on the stage but that he is a heartthrob. Luke said it was a good song choice but try to knock the vocals out of the park. Katy Perry said she agreed with Lionel and Luke. Katy said she is fun to watch see grow. Katy noted that he should keep in mind to let it slow and to not think about it. Katy said it was a bit rocky road.

What did you think of the American Idol performance? Let us know in the comments section.

American Idol Social Media Reactions

@garrett_jacobs_ singing Shawn Mendes was amazing oh my gosh #AmericanIdol

— Cheyenne♡ (@LostInnJapan) April 16, 2018

@garrett_jacobs_ good job!! ❤❤

— Alexis (@Lex5399) April 16, 2018

@garrett_jacobs_ you did great I hope you make it to next week

— Matt McKeithan (@MattMcKeithan) April 16, 2018

I don't care what they say @garrett_jacobs_! You did Shawn Mendes proud and I think you are pretty darn awesome! 😘

— Cheryl Morris (@crazicoolgirl) April 16, 2018

He’s definitely got the vocals. Now he’s needs to get out of his head and let it go.

🖤MonstrPryncyss🖤 (@PryncyssC) April 16, 2018

American Idol will make its highly anticipated return to television as superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie set out on a journey across the nation to discover a new crop of inspiring talent with a touch of Disney magic, as it premieres its first season at its new home on America’s network, The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest, who represents the heart and soul of the show, returns as host of the beloved series to walk with these Idol hopefuls through this adventure toward stardom.

When American Idol debuted in the U.S., the series revolutionized television, pioneering the reality-competition genre and holding an unmatched record for being the highest-rated series for nearly a decade. The series also ushered in second-screen audience participation, being the first to introduce text-based and mobile voting. The Idol format has taken on original versions in 53 countries around the world, and American Idol itself has played to a worldwide audience of over 460 million across 53 countries. To date, American Idol has earned 57 Emmy nominations and eight wins.