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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 13: (L-R) American Idol judges Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez, and Keith Urban onstage during "American Idol" XIV Grand Finale at Dolby Theatre on May 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

I love watching shows such as American Idol & The Voice because I love watching regular people doing extraordinary things. Yes we know the people who are already famous have talent, but there is so much unrecognized talent and these shows do a great job in bringing that out in people. Now while that is a great thing…it’s also an emotional ride, for the contestants but also for the viewers.

Doug Kiker is a garbage man with no experience. None, what so ever. He had so little experience that Lionel Richie wanted him to go back outside and warm up to get the jitters out. When he came back in, he wow’d and charmed the judges.

I could do the play by play but go ahead and watch for yourself:


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.