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Florien man gets invite to Hollywood on Idol

Posted at 10:03 PM, Mar 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 00:05:05-05

An artist from the Ark-La-Tex made his debut this weekend on season 17 of American Idol, KTBS reports.

Tyler Mitchell, 26, of Florien, got an ticket to Hollywood after performing a country song for the judges.

To see the KTBS story, click here.

The judges were taken with him; Katy Perry uttered a “holy crap” as soon as he started singing, and Luke Bryan sang harmony with part of his performance of a Vince Gill song.

Here’s a video of him singing: