Watch Eurythmics member Dave Stewart play guitar for daughter's American Idol audition

Publish Date
Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 10:38AM

Eurythmics member Dave Stewart made his daughter's American Idol audition a sweet dream for Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan.

Dave shocked the panel of judges when he joined his daughter Kaya to play the guitar during her Idol audition.

"Oh wait what? Say the backup musician is who?" said judge Lionel Richie in surprise as the "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" singer walked out with his guitar behind his daughter.

"Oh my God, blast from the past!" Perry said before the pair performed an original song, "This Tattoo," that they wrote together. 

After the performance, the Dave told the judges that the set was "much more difficult than being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame."

The father-daughter duo's work paid off, though, as they earned three "yes" votes from the judges, and Kaya was sent through to the next round of the singing competition with Lionel Richie saying that Kaya “slayed”, as she received a Golden Ticket. 

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