Not A Dry Eye In Sight! Ash Ruder Performs An Original Song For Her Dad - American Idol 2021

Publicēšanas datums 7 mar 2021
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Ash Ruder and her dad have been through some difficult times together, but that doesn’t stop Ash from gushing over him being a “source of inspiration” for her music. After the judges find out that Ash is about to audition with an original song she wrote about her dad, one that he’s never heard before, they invite him to come in and listen. A beautiful moment is shared between Ash and her father, followed by multiple compliments from Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. Lionel tells Ash that she has “found the only subject that does not go out of style: love.” Three yeses from the judges and Ash is headed to Hollywood!
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AMERICAN IDOL, the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns on ABC.
American Idol 2021
Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest continues as host of the beloved series, while multimedia personality Bobby Bones serves as the in-house mentor.

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  • Mrs.George Glass

    Mrs.George Glass

    Pirms 11 Stundām

    Sometimes the best thing parents can do for their children, the most selfless thing to be done is leave you babies alone.

  • Nia Granger

    Nia Granger

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    The acidic olive anteriorly earn because probation remarkably educate between a valuable reason. fancy, slim kilometer

  • Margie Masih

    Margie Masih

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    She sings beautiful

  • Davelle Barry

    Davelle Barry

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  • mikemacdt1


    Pirms 23 Stundām

    A little syrupy for me.

  • sugar sugar

    sugar sugar

    Pirms dienas

    WoW That was a POWERFUL Moment For her to Sing the Song For Her Dad Right There Looking at Her with Tears in his Eyes and the Love, BEAUTIFUL Song That she Did For her Dad AMAZING.

  • Afshan Malik

    Afshan Malik

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    So proud of you girl your dad is very lucky to have you

  • Christina Fisher

    Christina Fisher

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    Best audition ever!

  • Peace Maker

    Peace Maker

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    This was amazing!!!!!!

  • acacia k

    acacia k

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  • Yank ee

    Yank ee

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    He doesn't deserve a daughter like this.

  • Keven Watson

    Keven Watson

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    Just clicked on this to test my lack of emotion was still working and yup still is i just got something in my eye and allergies started playing up towards the end

  • Therese Stewart

    Therese Stewart

    Pirms dienas

    She done a great job

  • John Gleeson

    John Gleeson

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  • Vu Fam

    Vu Fam

    Pirms 2 dienām


  • Todd Smith

    Todd Smith

    Pirms 2 dienām

    Forgive 70 times 7 daily

  • N Premoe

    N Premoe

    Pirms 2 dienām

    Probably the worst and best bday gift for the old man.

  • A JC

    A JC

    Pirms 2 dienām

    I’m not crying, you are!! 😭😭

  • Mike Fadell

    Mike Fadell

    Pirms 2 dienām

    Sobriety a gift God Bless

  • Miriam Benitez

    Miriam Benitez

    Pirms 2 dienām

    Comment if you cried I didn't

  • Tim 2112

    Tim 2112

    Pirms 2 dienām

    Love can tear down walls just believe in yourself and your love for life

  • Daniel T

    Daniel T

    Pirms 2 dienām

    Fuck Luke Bryan...otherwise touching video.

  • Michac22 Coop

    Michac22 Coop

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  • dees van houten

    dees van houten

    Pirms 2 dienām beautifulll..i cry too

  • teri frey

    teri frey

    Pirms 3 dienām

    That is so precious
    Every moment in life counts. I've lost both of my sons. There's nothing in life that means more than love, compassion and forgiveness.

  • Freddie Labuschagne

    Freddie Labuschagne

    Pirms 3 dienām

    You are a very special girl and i think all dads will agree.Im also a dad and my girl always makes me proud .Wish you all the best

  • Michael Jones

    Michael Jones

    Pirms 3 dienām

    No sin is TOO great for My HEART! 🙏

  • Michael Jones

    Michael Jones

    Pirms 3 dienām

    Redeem Him with YOUR GRACE AND MERCY! 🙏

  • Carlos Teixeira

    Carlos Teixeira

    Pirms 3 dienām

    Against all the odds ... it sounds true! and good!

  • d rose

    d rose

    Pirms 4 dienām

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  • Lew Thrasher

    Lew Thrasher

    Pirms 4 dienām

    It's so sad he didn't see his baby girl grow up

  • Qi Huna

    Qi Huna

    Pirms 4 dienām


  • Liam Barron

    Liam Barron

    Pirms 4 dienām

    I thought this girl was going to win, judges messed up eliminating her so early

  • Zenaida Zarate

    Zenaida Zarate

    Pirms 4 dienām

    I cried bc my 4 and 3 year old daughters are living such a similar experience. She did phenomenal💜💜💜💜



    Pirms 4 dienām

    ❤️Lovely song

  • caddie Hunter

    caddie Hunter

    Pirms 4 dienām

    I never had a father before and when I was born I was going to an adoption center and now I'm adopted by a family that never was able to have kids and I love my new Forster parents

  • Inge Truijens

    Inge Truijens

    Pirms 4 dienām

    I never ever cry at songs but wow i cried and thats a compliment ❤❤

  • Becky Vandersteen

    Becky Vandersteen

    Pirms 5 dienām

    So beautiful ☺️

  • Kent Shadburne

    Kent Shadburne

    Pirms 5 dienām

    Amazing..I see packed concert halls/arena's in tears! Wow! from Phx.,Az

  • Neisel Anderson

    Neisel Anderson

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  • SuperRemi333


    Pirms 5 dienām

    Ok who didn't cry is the question!

  • nicole galvan

    nicole galvan

    Pirms 5 dienām

    She reminds me of Debbie ryan

  • Danny rodriguez

    Danny rodriguez

    Pirms 5 dienām

    Watching this audition really got me . This act of love even after her dad wasn't there for her. This young lady just performed one of the best shows ever . She just show us the love of God. No matter what her dad did she still loves him unconditionally just like the love of our heavenly father.

  • Jessie Ball

    Jessie Ball

    Pirms 5 dienām

    This song gives me major Halycon by BLÜ EYES vibes and im LIVING FOR IT

  • Jordan Dailey

    Jordan Dailey

    Pirms 6 dienām

    okay that one got me.

  • Tara Reed

    Tara Reed

    Pirms 6 dienām

    Thankful it’s my day off and I’m not wearing makeup, lol. I was raised by a man I called daddy, who didn’t have to be. My biological father was an alcoholic. Very long story short, I lost my daddy tragically. Almost two years after my mom exactly. It was a few short months later, I almost lost my biological dad. But. God is good. My dad got clean. And today, my father is the most absolute wonderful man. Four years sober and going strong. I have no clue what I’d do without him. He is my rock solid. I felt this song and moment, so deeply.

  • Merle Lucado

    Merle Lucado

    Pirms 6 dienām

    This girl is very very talented. Hope her dad stops disappointing her for the rest of his life.

  • Douglas Tomsana

    Douglas Tomsana

    Pirms 6 dienām

    Man.i don't know why I have tears in my eyes.

  • Myra Richardson

    Myra Richardson

    Pirms 7 dienām


  • Mary Lou Pugh

    Mary Lou Pugh

    Pirms 7 dienām

    She's a real inspiration to her dad and there's no doubt about it !! Yes for me 🙏

  • Laura Croke

    Laura Croke

    Pirms 7 dienām

    She is the queen of passive aggressive

  • matthew hoover

    matthew hoover

    Pirms 7 dienām

    Who the hell hits the "Thumbs Down" ?? SIMPLETONS!! And you wonder why there's anger in this world? Just swallow your Pillow tonight while you're Sleeping and do the World a favor..

  • Fede B

    Fede B

    Pirms 7 dienām

    Real artist right there.

  • Lala Canc

    Lala Canc

    Pirms 7 dienām

    Now, i'm crying

  • korey ellett

    korey ellett

    Pirms 7 dienām

    What an amazing young woman to face every challenge and emotion of childhood without dad in the picture and to come out the other side with a heart of love and hope. And what an amazing dad that finally conquered those addictions and is here today.

  • korey ellett

    korey ellett

    Pirms 7 dienām

    What an amazing young woman to face every challenge and emotion of childhood without dad in the picture and to come out the other side with a heart of love and hope. And what an amazing dad that finally conquered those addictions and is here today.

  • archie matana

    archie matana

    Pirms 7 dienām

    Oh god I really cried when I watched this 🥺😭😭😢😢😭😭

  • christianna aguilar

    christianna aguilar

    Pirms 7 dienām


  • Louise Sanchez

    Louise Sanchez

    Pirms 8 dienām

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  • Shelly Waterman

    Shelly Waterman

    Pirms 8 dienām


  • Maxe


    Pirms 8 dienām

    True family love 🤟 😊

  • See Lee

    See Lee

    Pirms 8 dienām

    Wow! As tears flow like a river! You have seen past your Dad's faults but have highlighted your love for him..Many parents feel worthless because they haven't done their best for their kids..You proved otherwise. God bless ya girl.

  • Carlo Go

    Carlo Go

    Pirms 8 dienām

    Damnnn who’s chopping onions in here.

  • MC Smith 11

    MC Smith 11

    Pirms 8 dienām


  • Roland Mata

    Roland Mata

    Pirms 8 dienām

    vEaster Bunny

  • Debby Mabalcon

    Debby Mabalcon

    Pirms 8 dienām

    Im watching you and im from turlock california also im so happy for you hun i live behind the collage Best of luck to you👌🙆👏💖✌🙋

  • 43wagonwheel


    Pirms 8 dienām

    This shit is so fucking fake....

  • Bobbi Harper

    Bobbi Harper

    Pirms 8 dienām

    So healing for the both of them❤❤

  • Charlie Mcleman

    Charlie Mcleman

    Pirms 8 dienām

    I’ve never met my dad so this hits hard....but how could anyone dislike this song not even the song just the moment they shared ❤️✌️

  • Rigoberto Mahaffey

    Rigoberto Mahaffey

    Pirms 9 dienām

    vPremier League

  • Caprice Craigmill

    Caprice Craigmill

    Pirms 9 dienām

    I love you two

  • jlondy78


    Pirms 9 dienām

    I know those feelings with my dad, 100% spot on. Thank you for sharing your story. Gorgeous woman (reminds me ...looks like Reese Witherspoon) All*My*Best, *Jami*Lee*

  • Jnll Clmn

    Jnll Clmn

    Pirms 9 dienām

    I dunno why but I have watched this for how many times but every time, I find myself tearing up. 💟

  • Ed Cabral

    Ed Cabral

    Pirms 10 dienām

    Don't like dad's who lose themselves into addictions like this. Lost all those years. Terrible. He's lucky she forgives him. Doesn't always end up this way.

  • cristenbowman


    Pirms 10 dienām

    I am crying before it even started, lol

  • Lauren Rings

    Lauren Rings

    Pirms 10 dienām

    dodgy pa past but ok

  • Cheryl Schumaker

    Cheryl Schumaker

    Pirms 10 dienām

    I had tears

  • Mel Jerome Lopez

    Mel Jerome Lopez

    Pirms 10 dienām

    why i cant see her in the recent videos of american idol? huhuh

    • Edward Tomkinson

      Edward Tomkinson

      Pirms 9 dienām

      Unfortunately the producers are giving very little time to some contestants. She made it through the genre round, then got cut off on her duet round.

  • Chanaka Jayawardena

    Chanaka Jayawardena

    Pirms 10 dienām

    Words cannot explain that feeling.....

  • scott weis

    scott weis

    Pirms 10 dienām

    song is good... father sucks

  • karenmarie1632


    Pirms 10 dienām

    Life has made that young lady beautiful and courageous inside & out. She is an inspiration for us all! God Bless her Precious Soul and her Father!

  • Jennifer Ergino

    Jennifer Ergino

    Pirms 10 dienām

    Love so touch love you girl

  • Yali's Community

    Yali's Community

    Pirms 11 dienām

    Oh my dear Lord. This is such a beautiful performance, song and story. It had me crying through out the hole song.

  • Christopher Waldrop

    Christopher Waldrop

    Pirms 11 dienām

    Bawling now, like looking through a rainy windshield..... She good

  • beaver fribente

    beaver fribente

    Pirms 11 dienām

    as kattey said voice of a angle wow cant wait for her first cd

  • Frank compagnone

    Frank compagnone

    Pirms 11 dienām

    What a good woman to have forgiven her dad and I'm proud sir that you went sober. Thats big of you. Bless you both.

  • Missy Gee

    Missy Gee

    Pirms 11 dienām


  • Roland Mata

    Roland Mata

    Pirms 11 dienām

    vUFC 262

  • Valencia Marie

    Valencia Marie

    Pirms 11 dienām

    Viral !!!!! I loved it

  • Megan Rumph

    Megan Rumph

    Pirms 11 dienām

    my father was an addict and his birthday is the day before mine as well so i felt her pain, and her story so much. thank you for having her story be shown.

  • John Friesen

    John Friesen

    Pirms 11 dienām

    So I ignored all the sappy stories, I didn't want to add emotion to the song but just listen to her voice... That girl can sing!! The second time you listen with the emotions and that just goes so much deeper.

  • Santiago Duron

    Santiago Duron

    Pirms 11 dienām

    Damn she can sing perfection‼️‼️‼️

  • Robert Ryszard Panas

    Robert Ryszard Panas

    Pirms 11 dienām

    So many emotions cross my heart and brain when I heard you😔

  • MandyRenee


    Pirms 11 dienām

    SPOILER ALERT!! Where did Ash Ruder go on Hollywood week???? I never saw her and she isn’t in the top 24!

    • MandyRenee


      Pirms 9 dienām

      @Edward Tomkinson how do you know? I watched every episode and never saw that?

    • Edward Tomkinson

      Edward Tomkinson

      Pirms 9 dienām

      She made it through the genre round then got cut on her duet round.

    • Juan


      Pirms 11 dienām

      I scroll through the comments wondering the same thing :D

  • Jan L

    Jan L

    Pirms 11 dienām

    I was waiting for the judges to cry.I couldn't believe they didn't lose it like I did.

  • Irish Clare

    Irish Clare

    Pirms 12 dienām

    I will comment when I finish crying

  • Vincent L

    Vincent L

    Pirms 12 dienām

    She has fantastic vocals besides the lyrics being lovely teary her song turned out even better with her guitar strumming and timing she is the perfect idol. Go for it girl.

  • Kathy Carder

    Kathy Carder

    Pirms 12 dienām

    ohhh, I'm crying!

  • Edward Bugayong

    Edward Bugayong

    Pirms 12 dienām

    Is she in the top 24?

    • Edward Tomkinson

      Edward Tomkinson

      Pirms 9 dienām

      No, she got cut on her duet round.

  • Vee Tass

    Vee Tass

    Pirms 12 dienām

    i cant stop crying