Garbage Man Doug Kiker CHARMS the Judges - American Idol 2020
American Idol
Doug Kiker had only ever sung on the back of a dump truck before--now he's dueting with Luke Bryan on Rascal Flatts' "Bless The Broken Road" as Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Ryan Seacrest cheer them on.
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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.

  • Khalid AK
    Khalid AK

    GOD bless you Judges 🖤 Respects✊ KP I loved ya now I Respect ya Girl 😘

  • Billy Black
    Billy Black

    This man has made me laugh the most I have in a while.

  • Jaya Source
    Jaya Source

    best ever

  • Ain't no Gabe here !
    Ain't no Gabe here !

    What's the background song?

  • Pato n
    Pato n

    ‘I don’t know how, but I can try’ to say that Lionel has a golden heart full of humanity, Luke is inspiring and Katy is awesome. The best we have in American Idol. 💕

  • Rene13831

    I really hope he wins.

  • Brandon Schroeder
    Brandon Schroeder

    Please American bring him back on the show!

  • Asma Din
    Asma Din

    This is amazing

  • lalalillyyy

    I LOVE how clueless he is. 😭❤️

  • David Southard
    David Southard


  • busy boy
    busy boy

    The ""Disposables Collector Manager """ still make me happy !!!!!

  • jr. bert Mapalad
    jr. bert Mapalad


  • Matthew Okolo
    Matthew Okolo

    What Katy told him on his way out, cranked me up. Love you Katy

  • quieno salin
    quieno salin

    lots of dental work needed

  • Mariusandrei Caldararu
    Mariusandrei Caldararu

    i would pay a lot of money to hear his voice again .10 k what his nam?

  • Its GD
    Its GD

    I can't still believe he's out!!!😭

  • Rachel D.
    Rachel D.

    Wow 😱

  • Kennedi Skye
    Kennedi Skye

    All this and they didn’t even give him a chance in Hollywood

  • Mr Ambrose
    Mr Ambrose

    Wow you made my day man

  • lil x
    lil x

    I love this guy but I am the supporter of Arthur Gunn

  • Colton Mohl
    Colton Mohl

    I love you! I wanna meet you!!

  • Devi Acharya
    Devi Acharya

    Why you disliked this video whyyyyy😭😭😭

  • Sophie Beeman
    Sophie Beeman

    This was probably one of my favorite most endearing auditions. He’s so talented and selfless

  • Trevor Amusa
    Trevor Amusa

    I'm a fan of the garbage man

  • Brent Magnano
    Brent Magnano

    Such a southern boy!

  • elizabeth b
    elizabeth b

    9 frickin million views.... you go, garbage man!

  • Caique Santana
    Caique Santana


  • Liquisha Pizza
    Liquisha Pizza

    he's so sweet

  • Quickdraw Pete
    Quickdraw Pete

    I think he should make an album, singing with his authentic "untrained" voice, and we will all buy it.

  • guitarsword1

    Most moving Idol audition I’ve ever seen. It’s the people . Best group of judges ever, helping a humble , talented man. When Luke went to help him out , and get Doug in the right key, it was just amazing . Love to u all.

  • docs limbu
    docs limbu

    all we need is love in this world one love ❤️💛💚

  • Fe Shannen Cinco
    Fe Shannen Cinco

    this is such a gem 💎❣️

  • Elevated Emotions
    Elevated Emotions

    Country boy charm his way as usual and good at playing dumb💯

  • Eleazar Ronquillo
    Eleazar Ronquillo

    Best 3 judges ever of american idol

  • daphne ztp
    daphne ztp

    Lionel is kind..😍

  • Mandeep Singh
    Mandeep Singh

    That's simply, 'Beautiful'! He has some voice and 3 great judges listening to him .. wow!!

  • D T
    D T


  • Umo DaGod
    Umo DaGod

    Did he perform again?!?!

    • elizabeth b
      elizabeth b

      yes, but he got cut in Hollywood ;-(

  • kei tuck
    kei tuck

    BAMA STRONG. That "yea buddy" took me out #TTown

  • Michael Gray
    Michael Gray

    As I said Weeks ago...This Buffoon wouldn’t last long...Over

  • Kay Kay
    Kay Kay

    He got so much range in his voice it’s sooo beautiful omg that’s a man that can SANGGGGGG!!!!

  • Rebecca ferratti
    Rebecca ferratti

    Raw talent,God bless him. He said he’s been a honest good man all his life, and l believe him .

  • Mini Sec
    Mini Sec

    Damn lizards cry too

  • MisterAK103

    Lionel just had to take a s***, thats why he told him to go warm up lol

  • Neil Arvin Ryan Mingaracal
    Neil Arvin Ryan Mingaracal

    So sincere😍

  • Just Dance
    Just Dance

    So wrong I was so excited to watch his journey on here. Not watching the show.

  • Kid Slay
    Kid Slay

    This one was ❤️

  • Shelby Davis
    Shelby Davis

    hate to see him go i hope he comes back

  • Jovan Xin
    Jovan Xin

    Y'all didn't even give him some voice lessons and a chance eh

  • Mijash Ranabhat
    Mijash Ranabhat

    Huge respect to lionel👏🏻

  • Shep Glennon
    Shep Glennon

    When I see how surprised he is by his own voice, his own power, as Luke coaches him, that itself is golden.

  • Maira Saldivar
    Maira Saldivar

    With some guidance he would have made it far, so unfortunate he got sent home 😕

  • Duncan Kellogg
    Duncan Kellogg

    If there Isn't a group put together yet to get Doug some training and professional help; I'm in, let me know

  • Jean Glaze
    Jean Glaze

    Omg, with some training and guidance he has a long career ahead! Awesome audition!

  • Isabella kelley
    Isabella kelley


  • dumb2331

    Man, he has such a beautiful tone!!! Too bad he didn't go further. Hopefully he will get some more experience and be back

  • Suade Habibon Jr.
    Suade Habibon Jr.

    this man dont know what a great talent he have! I love his personality!

  • uh0hun

    This show is so rigged

  • GodsmyJam GodsmyJam
    GodsmyJam GodsmyJam

    Bring Back Doug The Trash Man from Alabama American Idol!! He is Really GREAT!!!

  • B B
    B B

    damn he was my Cinderella story to at least the final 12

  • Callie Cavazos
    Callie Cavazos

    I’m SO MAD he didn’t go through after Hollywood

  • Tina Terlaje
    Tina Terlaje

    What a genuine soul...♥️

  • Eli James
    Eli James

    Why have they labelled him like its bad

  • Vivian Johnson
    Vivian Johnson

    Dyamond 10th Khloe

  • Jackie Mizrahi
    Jackie Mizrahi

    lionel is such a GEM, PLEASE KEEP THESE JUDGESSSS, no mariah nicki dramatics!

  • Lavietto

    An unpolished diamond right there !

  • Jrob Arellano
    Jrob Arellano

    I literally cried, man! You've got a nice talent dude.

  • Victoria Nazario
    Victoria Nazario

    my favorite audition

  • Jaime Perez
    Jaime Perez

    Wow he really sounds like Sam Smith

  • bry1987

    Whats song was like Bryan singing

  • Paul Caps TV
    Paul Caps TV

    So many inspiring contestants now. Im crying and i love him.

  • Joanne malar
    Joanne malar

    God made kinda man

  • Sarah Nongrum
    Sarah Nongrum


  • Chadrick Hendricks
    Chadrick Hendricks

    When he started sing with the piano ❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • dawn florr
    dawn florr


  • Brent

    The man is full of talent and doesn't even know it. Touche Doug. You're fantastic.

  • Mis Risos
    Mis Risos

    Dough Kiker YOU ARE A 💎 💛💛

  • Edward mac
    Edward mac


  • britt b
    britt b

    This man could really make a career for himself singing he has the voice he just needs a coach to teach him what he’s doing! He’s amazing!

  • Ashish Yadav
    Ashish Yadav

    Hey katty is Hollywood's neha kakkar