Katy Perry got a little creepy on Sunday’s episode of American Idol when she plucked out some of Cade Foehner’s hair as a gift for her mother.
Long-haired Cade aka ‘the next Robert Plant’ sang Black Magic Woman after waxing lyrical about his farm and his pet pig.
Katy almost swooned when Cade called her ‘sweetheart’ then begged him for a ‘piece of hair’ for her mother.
For mom: Katy Perry obtained a strand of hair from contestant Cade Foehner for her mother on Sunday’s episode of American Idol
‘My mom is a young 70-years-old and she is obsessed with you,’ squealed the 33-year-old pop star.
The Roar singer then rushed the stage to take a lock of of Cade’s wavy tresses.
‘We’re going to get written up for that one,’ sighed Katy’s fellow judge Luke Bryan, a 41-year-old country star.
‘My wife loves you, I’m a little mad about that,’ Luke then told the 21-year-old Texan.
Long hair: Cade obliged and provided Katy with a strand of hair that she plucked out
Got it: Katy stood up in her rainbow-like dress and showed off Cade’s hair
High praise: Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie also had high praise for Cade
Rocking out: Cade took on the Santana hit Black Magic Woman
‘I won’t even talk about the swivel hips,’ noted Lionel Richie.
The top 14 during the two-hour episode performed a song of their choice in front of a Los Angeles audience as viewer voting opened.
The first performance of the night was 18-year-old Caleb Lee Hutchinson, who has lost over 80 pounds.
First performer: Caleb Lee Hutchinson was up first at the top 14 performed
The newly slim Georgian did Midnight Train To Memphis with a banjo and freshly coiffed ‘Seacrest hair’.
Katy thought he appeared ‘nervous’.
‘I’m not crazy excited about the song choice,’ said Luke.
Song choice: Luke told Caleb that he wasn’t excited about his song choice
Next was Venezuelan hopeful 22-year-old Michelle Sussett, with Friends by Marshmello & Anne-Marie.
‘You became a pop star,’ said Luke.
‘You owned it right there,’ agreed 68-year-old Lionel.
Immigrant contestant: Michelle Sussett of Venezuela belted out Friends by Marshmello & Anne-Marie
Marcio Donaldson, a 28-year-old Compton resident and father-of-one, sang It’s A Miracle.
‘That was old school…you’re on fire my friend,’ praised Lionel.
The youngest contestant, 16-year-old New Jersey resident Mara Justine, did This Is Me from The Greatest Showman.
Spirited performance: Marcio Donaldson got the crowd going with It’s A Miracle
Teen talent: Mara Justine, 16, performed This Is Me from The Greatest Showman
‘I feel like you have come a long way,’ remarked Katy, who didn’t think Mara ‘arrived vocally’ until the middle of the track.
Garrett Jacobs, an 18-year-old Louisianan, did Phillip Phillips’ Raging Fire.
‘That was a very dynamic performance,’ said Luke, who also pointed out some ‘pitch’ issues.
Dynamic performance: Garrett Jacobs was praised for his ‘dynamic performance’ by Luke
‘You’re doing great sweetie,’ cooed Katy.
Ada Vox (aka Adam Sanders), a 24-year-old Texan, did Queen’s The Show Must Go On.
‘I’m not just the glitz and the glamour and the make up,’ said the performer, who recalled having brain surgery when he was 8-years-old.
Big song: Ada Vox performed The Show Must Go On by Queen
‘My mom stayed with me every single day and when she would sing to me, that was the only thing that got me through the pain,’ he said.
‘You have no idea how fabulous you are,’ raved Lionel.
‘You finally started the show, I was waiting for someone to show up,’ said Katy.
Show starter: Katy thanked Ada Vox for finally getting the show started
Quirky 18-year-old Catie Turner did Hozier’s Take Me to Church.
‘Whatever happens, I would personally like to sing with you,’ Katy told the Pennsylvania native.
‘You can win this thing,’ predicted Luke.
Singing partner: Catie Tuner sang Take Me To Church and Katy afterward said she wants to sing with her personally ‘whatever happens’
The host: Ryan Seacrest kept the two-hour show moving
The judges: Lionel, Katy and Luke gave critiques as the top 14 performed in Los Angeles
Young dad Dennis Lorenzo did In My Blood by Shawn Mendes.
‘Very proud of you,’ Lionel told the 26-year-old Philly resident.
Maddie Poppe, a 20-year-old Iowa native, did a down tempo version of Homeward Bound by Simon & Garfunkel.
Young dad: Dennis Lorenzo performed In My Blood by Shawn Mendes
Classic song: Maddie Poppe did a did a down tempo version of Homeward Bound by Simon & Garfunkel
‘I closed my eyes and I thought I was listening to Joni Mitchell,’ smiled Katy, who said Maddie had ‘great taste’ in music.
Colorado teen Jurnee did Bang Bang by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj.
‘You’ve got show business,’ yelled Lionel.
Pop star: Jurnee showed her rapping ability and singing range with Bang Bang by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj
Star power: Lionel told Jurnee that she had ‘show business’
‘I think you’re an artist now, not just, like, some wedding singer,’ agreed Katy.
Inexperienced performer Jonny Brenns took ballet classes on Katy’s advice.
The 18-year-old Floridian did This is Gospel by Panic! At The Disco.
Ballet class: Jonny Brenns at Katy’s advice was shown taking a ballet class
Gaining confidence: The 18-year-old Florida signer performed This is Gospel by Panic! At The Disco
‘Real men can also wear tights,’ breathed Katy afterwards.
‘I learned that six-year-old girls are a lot better at dancing than I am,’ he joked.
Smiley Gospel singer Michael J. Woodard tried a ‘secular song’ with Sia’s Titanium.
Secular song: Michael J. Woodard impressed yet again with his rendition of Titanium by Sia
Katy said she would tell Sia she’d ‘met a star’ who sang her song ‘incredibly’ when they met at Coachella.
‘You are a martian,’ Lionel told the 20-year-old Philly resident, who works at a bowling alley.
Last was Gabby Barrett with The Climb by Miley Cyrus.
Coachella reference: Katy said she was going to Coachella after taping and would tell Sia about Michael’s performance
‘That was my favorite vocal situation of the night,’ Luke told the 20-year-old Pennsylvania resident.
‘You went through the star wash!’ exclaimed Katy.
American Idol continues on Monday on ABC as the field will be narrowed to the final 10.
Last up: Gabby Barrett was the last performer of the night
Killed it: The Pennsylania resident performed The Climb by Miley Cyrus
Top fourteen: The top fourteen and host Ryan took the stage as the show ended