A handsome Californian construction worker couldn’t believe his luck on Monday’s American Idol as he found himself in ‘a love triangle’ with Katy Perry.
Trevor Holmes was Katy’s favorite ‘dreamboat’ from the auditions, but Trevor’s girlfriend wasn’t impressed when the Roar singer called him ‘so hot’.
‘She was a little jealous,’ admitted Trevor, who was being supported by his girlfriend during Hollywood Week.
Love triangle: Katy Perry blushed while contestant Trevor Holmes who she called ‘so hot’ during auditions performed on Monday during Hollywood Week on American Idol
‘Katy I’m watching you!,’ yelled Trevor’s paramour from the audience.
‘That’s my girlfriend,’ said the 27-year-old singer proudly.
‘Well, it’s not your fiancé, so…’ shrugged Katy, 33.
‘Last week I was working construction, like literally digging ditches, and now here I am at Hollywood Week, in a love triangle with Katy Perry,’ beamed Trevor.
Dreamy singer: Trevor performed with Katy and his girlfriend watching him
The girlfriend: Sierra shouted out to Katy that Trevor was her man
‘Are you in love? You do have a little glow,’ said judge Luke Bryan, as Katy blushed.
The cringeworthy moment was part of a two hour show consisting of half solo performances and half group songs.
First of the night was 16-year-old Kentucky gal Layla Spring with The Cavaliers’ Oh Where Can My Baby Be.
Look away: Katy could barely look at Trevor and turned her head away
‘Can you record my alarm? That’ll get me going in the morning,’ said Luke, a 41-year-old country star.
Alyssa Raghu, a 15-year-old Floridian dedicated Bette Midler’s Wind Beneath My Wings to her father.
‘He is the wind beneath my wings,’ said the teen.
First up: Layla Spring was first up and belted out Last Kiss during her Line of Ten performance
‘You wanna talk about texture!’ exclaimed Katy.
Goat farmer Trevor McBane, a 22-year-old Oklahoman, growled through Washed By the Water by Needtobreathe.
‘This is what we wanted,’ said Luke.
Wind beneath: Alyssa Raghu dedicated Bette Midler’s Wind Beneath My Wings to her father
Caleb Lee Hutchinson, an 18-year-old from Texas, did a country track – Don’t Close Your Eyes by Keith Whitley.
Katy joked that Caleb was singing for Luke’s job.
‘I know, got a little intimidated on that one,’ frowned Luke.
The judges: Lionel Richie, Katy and Luke Bryan judged the performances
Next was 18-year-old Noah Davis, who likes to feed goats in rural Arkansas and who also has been yearning to own an alpaca.
The nursing student did Jessie J’s Mamma Knows Best and sailed through.
‘Wig moment for sure,’ he exclaimed.
Wig moment: Noah Davis had a wig moment with Jessie J’s Mamma Knows Best
Seventeen-year-old Milo Sposato went head-to-head against his twin brother Julian.
The California high school students held hands as they waited, but only Milo was sent through.
Quirky singer Catie Turner gave all the judges hugs before launching into The Beatles’ Come Together.
Twin brothers: Milo Sposato went against his 17-year-old twin brother Julian
‘She nailed it,’ said the 17-year-old contestant’s mother.
Catie’s friend Zach D’Onofrio, also 17, did Michael Bublé’s Cry Me A River.
‘How does your voice go so low and then so high,’ marveled Catie, who made it though while Zach was sent packing.
Quirky singer: Catie Turner hugged the judges before her Line of Ten performance
‘I thought I was going to do a lot better, I don’t know what happened,’ he sobbed.
Maddie Poppe, a 20-year-old college student from Iowa, nailed Dreams by Brandi Carlile.
Then rodeo man Cade Foehner, a 21-year-old from Texas, scored with B.B. King’s The Thrill Is Gone.
Rising star: Maddie Poppe, 20, nailed Dreams by Brandi Carlile
Jonny Brenns, an 18-year-old college student from Florida said his music was ‘something to be taken serious’ and the panel agreed.
‘He’s a sneaky one,’ grinned Luke.
Jurnee, an 18-year-old Colorado hostess, had to sing without the support of her wife, who was about to get deployed in the military.
‘She’s fighting for us,’ said Jurnee.
Dennis Lorenzo, a 26-year-old from Philadelphia, did Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran.
Country star: Luke admitted that he was intimidated country contestant Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Sweet rendition: Dennis Lorenzo did Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
‘That was good,’ nodded Lionel Richie.
Nashville man David Francisco, who’d survived a paralyzing car accident performed without his crutches, but the resilient 26-year-old didn’t make the cut.
‘I didn’t do my best,’ he conceded.
Nice try: Nashville man David Francisco, who’d survived a paralyzing car accident performed without his crutches, but didn’t make the cut
Lined up: The judges lined up 10 singers at a time and told them who was moving on after their solo performance
Next was the group rounds.
The first was named God’s Diversity with smiley bowling alley attendant Michael J. Woodward.
They did Clean Bandit’s Rather Be.
Group round: God’s Diversity came out strong
‘Take notes kids, because they just delivered,’ said Katy.
Next was The Gurope featuring 28-year-old single father Marcio Donaldson, a server from Compton, California.
Nearly all of them forgot the words to the Bee Gees’ Stayin’ Alive, but they comically ad libbed their way through.
Wrong lyrics: Maddie Zahm made up lyrics during The Gurope performance and she made it through
‘That was your worst nightmare right there, and you pulled it through, with a smile,’ praised Lionel.
All girl group Taco inspired Lionel to tell the story of how his old band, The Commodores, got their name.
‘We put our finger in the book, went down and the first name we saw was Commodes…we were not serious about being a band so we didn’t care,’ admitted the 68-year-old funk/soul/R&B legend.
Commodores history: Lionel told the origin of the name of his famous group The Commodores
Taco did Naughty Boy’s La La La.
‘The choreography was a little too sketchy but we had fun,’ said Luke.
Poor Samuel Swanson had to go home because of two vocal cysts.
Fun times: TACO! performed together as a group and three of the four advanced
Pop song: The Soul 4’s sang a Justin Bieber song and the two back row singers advanced
All advance: Luke separated group DNA and then said both the front and back rows were both advancing
‘I can hear your voice is getting worse,’ consoled Katy.
Milo Sposato’s mom interfered in her son’s group Superdope Hotness, which irritated everyone.
They tried Love Yourself by Justin Bieber, with Milo taking a ‘sexy breakdown’ in the middle.
Vocal cysts: Samuel Swanson was dealing with vocal cysts and failed to advance
Singer’s mom: Milo Sposato’s mother Shante interfered in her son’s group Superdope Hotness
Despite a few fumbles the whole group made the cut.
Under-confident Crystal Bowersox was tearful before her group’s performance.
The collaborative all-girl group called Don’t Touch did Rixton’s Me And My Broken Heart.
Getting emotional: Crystal Bowersox got emotional during rehearsals but was assured by Lee Vasi that the other girls would help her
‘Women supporting women, 2018!’ extolled Katy.
She later told the quartet that there were only three spots left and asked one person to ‘volunteer’ to not go on to the next round.
Crystal gallantly and tearfully volunteered, but Katy told her it was a joke.
‘Sweetie, you’re all going through…round of applause for her heart,’ she yelled.
American Idol returns on Sunday on ABC.
Cool quartet: Don’t Touch impressed the judges with their version of Rixton’s Me And My Broken Heart
Sweet girl: Crystal gallantly volunteered to let the others advance after they helped he
Big hug: Katy revealed that she was just joking and the whole group was advancing and then hugged tearful Crystal