Garbage Man Doug Kiker CHARMS the Judges - American Idol 2020

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.


  • Brandon Schroeder
    Brandon Schroeder9 годин тому

    Please American bring him back on the show!

  • Asma Din
    Asma Din14 годин тому

    This is amazing

  • lalalillyyy
    lalalillyyy14 годин тому

    I LOVE how clueless he is. 😭❤️

  • David Southard
    David Southard14 годин тому


  • busy boy
    busy boy18 годин тому

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

  • jr. bert Mapalad
    jr. bert Mapalad23 години тому


  • Matthew Okolo
    Matthew OkoloДень тому

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

  • quieno salin
    quieno salinДень тому

    lots of dental work needed

  • Mariusandrei Caldararu
    Mariusandrei CaldararuДень тому

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

  • Its GD
    Its GDДень тому

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

  • Rachel D.
    Rachel D.День тому

    Wow 😱

  • Kennedi Skye
    Kennedi Skye2 дні тому

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

  • Mr Ambrose
    Mr Ambrose2 дні тому

    Wow you made my day man

  • lil x
    lil x2 дні тому

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

  • Colton Mohl
    Colton Mohl2 дні тому

    I love you! I wanna meet you!!

  • Devi Acharya
    Devi Acharya2 дні тому

    Why you disliked this video whyyyyy😭😭😭

  • Sophie Beeman
    Sophie Beeman3 дні тому

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

  • Trevor Amusa
    Trevor Amusa3 дні тому

    I'm a fan of the garbage man

  • Brent Magnano
    Brent Magnano4 дні тому

    Such a southern boy!

  • elizabeth b
    elizabeth b4 дні тому

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

  • Caique Santana
    Caique Santana4 дні тому


  • Liquisha Pizza
    Liquisha Pizza4 дні тому

    he's so sweet

  • Quickdraw Pete
    Quickdraw Pete4 дні тому

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

  • guitarsword1
    guitarsword14 дні тому

    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 limbu4 дні тому

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

  • Fe Shannen Cinco
    Fe Shannen Cinco4 дні тому

    this is such a gem 💎❣️

  • Elevated Emotions
    Elevated Emotions5 днів тому

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

  • Eleazar Ronquillo
    Eleazar Ronquillo5 днів тому

    Best 3 judges ever of american idol

  • daphne ztp
    daphne ztp5 днів тому

    Lionel is kind..😍

  • Mandeep Singh
    Mandeep Singh6 днів тому

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

  • D T
    D T6 днів тому


  • Umo DaGod
    Umo DaGod6 днів тому

    Did he perform again?!?!

  • elizabeth b

    elizabeth b

    4 дні тому

    yes, but he got cut in Hollywood ;-(

  • kei tuck
    kei tuck6 днів тому

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

  • Michael Gray
    Michael Gray6 днів тому

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

  • Kay Kay
    Kay Kay6 днів тому

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

  • Rebecca ferratti
    Rebecca ferratti7 днів тому

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

  • Mini Sec
    Mini Sec7 днів тому

    Damn lizards cry too

  • MisterAK103
    MisterAK1037 днів тому

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

  • Neil Arvin Ryan Mingaracal
    Neil Arvin Ryan Mingaracal7 днів тому

    So sincere😍

  • Just Dance
    Just Dance7 днів тому

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

  • Kid Slay
    Kid Slay7 днів тому

    This one was ❤️

  • Shelby Davis
    Shelby Davis7 днів тому

    hate to see him go i hope he comes back

  • Jovan Xin
    Jovan Xin8 днів тому

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

  • Mijash Ranabhat
    Mijash Ranabhat8 днів тому

    Huge respect to lionel👏🏻

  • Shep Glennon
    Shep Glennon8 днів тому

    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 Saldivar8 днів тому

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

  • Duncan Kellogg
    Duncan Kellogg8 днів тому

    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 Glaze8 днів тому

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

  • Isabella kelley
    Isabella kelley8 днів тому


  • dumb2331
    dumb23318 днів тому

    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.8 днів тому

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

  • uh0hun
    uh0hun9 днів тому

    This show is so rigged

  • GodsmyJam GodsmyJam
    GodsmyJam GodsmyJam9 днів тому

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

  • B B
    B B9 днів тому

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

  • Callie Cavazos
    Callie Cavazos9 днів тому

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

  • Tina Terlaje
    Tina Terlaje9 днів тому

    What a genuine soul...♥️

  • Eli James
    Eli James9 днів тому

    Why have they labelled him like its bad

  • Vivian Johnson
    Vivian Johnson9 днів тому

    Dyamond 10th Khloe

  • Jackie Mizrahi
    Jackie Mizrahi9 днів тому

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

  • Lavietto
    Lavietto9 днів тому

    An unpolished diamond right there !

  • Jrob Arellano
    Jrob Arellano9 днів тому

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

  • Victoria Nazario
    Victoria Nazario9 днів тому

    my favorite audition

  • Jaime Perez
    Jaime Perez9 днів тому

    Wow he really sounds like Sam Smith

  • bry1987
    bry19879 днів тому

    Whats song was like Bryan singing

  • Paul Caps TV
    Paul Caps TV9 днів тому

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

  • Joanne malar
    Joanne malar9 днів тому

    God made kinda man

  • Sarah Nongrum
    Sarah Nongrum10 днів тому


  • Chadrick Hendricks
    Chadrick Hendricks10 днів тому

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

  • dawn florr
    dawn florr10 днів тому


  • Brent
    Brent10 днів тому

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

  • Mis Risos
    Mis Risos10 днів тому

    Dough Kiker YOU ARE A 💎 💛💛

  • Edward mac
    Edward mac10 днів тому


  • britt b
    britt b10 днів тому

    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 Yadav10 днів тому

    Hey katty is Hollywood's neha kakkar

  • walan31
    walan3110 днів тому

    He sounds great...the humility of this guy selling himself short and them guiding him through it and treating him like somebody that matter is great. His daughter must be proud.

  • Andrew Patrick
    Andrew Patrick10 днів тому

    Everyone is important. I do notgive s damn sbout what people do for a living.

  • Vicki Niesingh
    Vicki Niesingh10 днів тому

    I’m from Australia, we have a lot to learn from these guys about how to treat people auditioning for a chance in life.

  • Me Too
    Me Too10 днів тому

    Dude needs a glasses

  • Angela Crane
    Angela Crane10 днів тому

    Pure soul. You can’t learn that kinda voice ...

  • Álison Lovato
    Álison Lovato11 днів тому

    We see here 4.1k of people that dislike him, people that do not know the value of love, humanity, humility, of fighting, and fight again, failing, crying, and keep fighting! a person that never gives up on your dreams, Where are you 4.1k people, what are you doing right now!? Douglas be the hero of your daughter!!!