Fritz Hager Unveils Amazing Original Songs On ‘American Idol’ After Testing Positive For COVID-19

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By Becca Longmire.

18 hours ago

Fritz Hager was unable to make it to the “American Idol” stage as scheduled on Sunday after contracting COVID-19, but he still managed to wow the judges.

Hager sang an epic performance of an original song “All My Friends”. The show aired a rehearsal before Hager made a video call to the show.

After checking in on how the singer was feeling, Luke Bryan said, “Thank goodness we videotaped the rehearsal. Just so you switch so much from acoustic guitar to electric guitar and have that rock star moment. It seemed [and] sounded amazing.

“You just had all the tools. You have the creativity to go far.

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Hager then surprised her mother with a song about her family, dedicated to her grandmother, called “The Ocean” for Mother’s Day.

Bryan gushed: “Again Fritz, just your guitar playing and the emotion that you’re capable of… you’re fair, you look like a pro, you talk like a pro. Simply amazing performance.

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Richie added, “All I’m going to say is, singer, songwriter, performer…my friend, your star has arrived.”

Perry shared, “I think it was one of the most beautiful songs I’ve ever heard about grandma in general. You continue to shock and amaze me.

Noah Thompson also tested positive for COVID-19 and was therefore unable to perform on stage, instead zooming in.

Sunday, Christian Guardino and Jay Copeland were eliminated, without being part of the Top 5.

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