Deshawn Goncalves delivered a heavenly performance on the latest episode of “American Idol”.

The 20-year-old Jackson State University student earned high praise from the judges after singing “Everything Must Change” by Nina Simone on Sunday night’s show. 

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“My mother was 13 when she gave birth to me,” said Goncalves, introducing himself. “And my father was just a few years older. Throughout my life I’ve struggled a lot, but music has always been my saving grace.”

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“Man, that was powerful,” gushed Lionel Richie while wiping tears from his eyes following the song.

Calling the performance “magic,” Katy Perry said, “There’s a light about you when you’re just singing, it’s like you’re an angel.”

Meanwhile, Luke Bryan praised Goncalves for being such a “wonderfully beautiful example.”

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With three “yes” votes, Goncalves sailed through to the Hollywood audition rounds.