American Idol: Katy Perry and Lionel Richie were brought to TEARS by Fire’s performance

Last night, viewers of American Idol were moved to tears by contestant Fire’s performance. Fire, a 16-year-old singer from New York City, sang an emotional rendition of “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus.

The performance was so moving that judges Katy Perry and Lionel Richie were both brought to tears. Perry was the first of the two to be overcome with emotion, wiping away tears as she praised Fire for her incredible talent.

“You are so special and so powerful,” Perry said. “Your voice is so strong and so beautiful. It’s one of those performances that I will never forget.”

Richie was also brought to tears by Fire’s performance. He praised Fire for her “God-given talent” and said that she had “touched his heart”.

“What an honor it is to be in the presence of such a beautiful performance,” Richie said. “Your voice is so powerful and so pure. You have a gift.”

The audience was also moved by Fire’s performance, giving her a standing ovation and cheering her on. After the performance was over, Fire thanked the judges for their kind words and support.

“I just want to thank you all for believing in me,” Fire said. “I am so grateful for this opportunity.”

Fire’s performance was one of the most emotional performances of the night and it certainly left its mark on the judges. Perry and Richie were both brought to tears by her powerful vocals and moving lyrics. It was clear that Fire had a special talent and the judges were in awe of her.