Alejandro Aranda Brings a FRESH TAKE to "One Dance" by Drake - American Idol 2019

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  • Published: 15 April 2019
  • Alejandro Aranda brings a FRESH TAKE to "One Dance" by Drake during the American Idol 2019 Top 14 round in front of a live audience and judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry.

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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 2019

    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 returns as host of the beloved series.
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Comments • 3 267

  • elevenart
    elevenart  7 days back

    This is way better than the original, oops. The "rap" part is not really AA's way & one can hear that but in all other aspects, this is a buyable version for someone with no interest in top 40 pop. Alejandro is mind-blowing!

    • Big Woke
      Big Woke  2 weeks back

      do James Blake song

      • Big Woke
        Big Woke  2 weeks back

        i want him to sing some of George's Songs for good time's sake

        • Mark Agustin
          Mark Agustin  3 weeks back

          He's like LANY covering the song... SICK PERFORMANCE!

          • Virginia Teale Jankovsky
            Virginia Teale Jankovsky  1 months back

            OMG - you are so talented. Someone like you only comes along once in a loooooong time. Your music relaxes me and I get lost in it. Never change. <3

            • Mornez Rasdell
              Mornez Rasdell  2 months back

              This is my jam! I like it!

              • Jimmy Judah
                Jimmy Judah  2 months back

                HOW DID HE NOT WIN

                • Alan Weng
                  Alan Weng  2 months back

                  Professional keyboard artist/producer Cori Jacobs gives him high praise as he breaks down the chord arrangements by Alejandro. Search this on YouTube to check it out "cori jacobs on alejandro aranda"

                  • dtl tp
                    dtl tp  2 months back

                    alejandro.he didn’t win, Perry’s “karaoke” comment inadvertently brought up a possible reason he didn’t bring home the victory.

                    • Donna Cain
                      Donna Cain  2 months back

                      What I love about this song, is his smile.

                      • eybi abelaida
                        eybi abelaida  2 months back

                        The looks on alejandros face on the last line was soooo cuuuuute! Uggggh, I am soooo inlove with him. ❤

                        • addycastro
                          addycastro  2 months back

                          Anyone who is a fan of Alejandro, please use ALL your 30 votes!! And tell anyone else that will listen to vote as well. Alejandro deserves to win this!!!

                          • SeenDeeLee
                            SeenDeeLee  2 months back

                            He seemed so happy, comfortable and in his element during this performance! Alejandro deserves all the happiness in the world 💕

                            • Kingsley Yusufu
                              Kingsley Yusufu  2 months back

                              He is fire 🔥. Bazooka!!! He got it like booooooo!!!!!!!🌈

                              • byak kym
                                byak kym  2 months back

                                This became so beautiful after listening to it more than 2 times....❤️❤️❤️❤️

                                • Dawud Kujira
                                  Dawud Kujira  2 months back

                                  Listening to this now, I believe he has made the song more singable. He added a great melody to it. 😲

                                  • Jean Smith
                                    Jean Smith  2 months back

                                    I’m so in love with your music❤️ Congratulations

                                    • souldy09
                                      souldy09  2 months back

                                      I feel like Passionfruit would have been a better fit for him and he would have done that cover so much better than one dance!

                                      • Tina M Fam
                                        Tina M Fam  2 months back

                                        he's amazeballs i can't wait to get his music

                                        • gino diquinzio
                                          gino diquinzio  2 months back

                                          Very repetitious and pitchy. This is not his forte. Sad to see them trying to make him into something he’s not. What he needs is a budget and a good producer and just let him create his own thing.

                                          • Damoon Foroutanian
                                            Damoon Foroutanian  2 months back

                                            Aranda at 2:39... disappointed for being called a dj while having performed a live-act with keys, drumpad, vocals and effects
                                            Surprisingly, Katy fixing it at 3:24 :)

                                            • Jshochwart15
                                              Jshochwart15  2 months back

                                              I think he was not happy with this performance at all

                                              • diego super
                                                diego super  2 months back

                                                cool guy from Mexico who can make good enchiladas! Pls Mr.Trump a huge Wall

                                              • Gualberto Carvajal
                                                Gualberto Carvajal  2 months back

                                                https://www.goldderby.com/article/2019/american-idol-predictions-top-4-elimination-laci-kaye-booth-madison-vandenburg/

                                                • Glory Atipen
                                                  Glory Atipen  2 months back

                                                  Good luck Alejandro... from day 1 starting audition until to this day you are such a gifted and talented singer..... I just love your voice and so versatile... so happy for you and congrats in advance....

                                                  • Jesse Jaure
                                                    Jesse Jaure  2 months back

                                                    It’s like got John Mayer reborn lol

                                                    • Jeff Wisener
                                                      Jeff Wisener  3 months back

                                                      Every song he does sounds the same.

                                                      • michael bolcas
                                                        michael bolcas  3 months back

                                                        Good thing he has a supportive fan-base, otherwise this performance alone could've easily sent him home.

                                                      • Ivan N.
                                                        Ivan N.  3 months back

                                                        His voice is boring now

                                                        • Dario Zelaya
                                                          Dario Zelaya  3 months back

                                                          Better than original!!!

                                                          • jvaldez5
                                                            jvaldez5  3 months back

                                                            Alejandro channels his inner marshmello with this one

                                                            • PurelyAfrican
                                                              PurelyAfrican  3 months back

                                                              Not to sure about his vocals on this a little wobbly, which I didn't think I'd say as his vocals are always stunning- maybe a grower?

                                                              • Its Me
                                                                Its Me  3 months back

                                                                So much talent! Alex Aiono does this song justice as well.

                                                                • Kaleb Kozee
                                                                  Kaleb Kozee  3 months back

                                                                  Love Alejandro, but damn this is my favorite performance of his yet. Nothing but soul. Don’t understand the hate for this performance, literally can’t listen to the original version of this song anymore because this is so much better.

                                                                  • Gabriel Viana
                                                                    Gabriel Viana  3 months back

                                                                    Did't like this one. Too much work on his voice. The acoustic songs make him stand out of the rest.

                                                                    • A C
                                                                      A C  3 months back

                                                                      This was sickkkk !

                                                                      • John Williams
                                                                        John Williams  3 months back

                                                                        I don’t understand how people liked this cover.

                                                                        • Astroxy
                                                                          Astroxy  3 months back

                                                                          Sounds good after you've listened to it 20 times. Also, no one EVER on AI has done dj

                                                                      • Willie Williams
                                                                        Willie Williams  3 months back

                                                                        god awful

                                                                        • Gracie Jones
                                                                          Gracie Jones  3 months back

                                                                          Ha..even though it wasn't your best...I keep coming back to see you..

                                                                          • edwin morse
                                                                            edwin morse  3 months back

                                                                            Clearly my first and only vote

                                                                            • Michael Kinjie Chitongco
                                                                              Michael Kinjie Chitongco  3 months back

                                                                              His good but hmm

                                                                              • Kristin Outlan
                                                                                Kristin Outlan  3 months back

                                                                                At 1:14...Just 🖤

                                                                                • *nothing* lol
                                                                                  *nothing* lol  2 months back

                                                                                  Kristin Outlan yeah its the only part he is not singing awfully❤️

                                                                              • ZoZojun
                                                                                ZoZojun  3 months back

                                                                                He's gotto change more range and ups and downs. It is getting a bit flat.

                                                                                • Rami Ilaian
                                                                                  Rami Ilaian  3 months back

                                                                                  This seemed so unnatural. So forced

                                                                                  • Evan M
                                                                                    Evan M  3 months back

                                                                                    His original work is nothing compared to the shitty music of today. Goddamn

                                                                                    • Soul Hacker
                                                                                      Soul Hacker  3 months back

                                                                                      Better than the original. Drake cant sing for shit.

                                                                                      • jho lhurtz
                                                                                        jho lhurtz  3 months back

                                                                                        😍♥️😍cool..love it

                                                                                        • smart_ ass
                                                                                          smart_ ass  3 months back

                                                                                          If this was the first time id seen or heard Alejandro sing i would most defntly b saying "he sucks big time.."....but man,he grows on u n this "Alejandro can do no wrong" setting has cemented itself firmly in me!

                                                                                          • birdie
                                                                                            birdie  3 months back

                                                                                            k ZonGiee yeah.....so far i'm not really understanding the hype surrounding him.....