CeCe Winans Takes ‘American Idol’ to Church with Viral ‘Goodness of God’ Performance

ABC’s american idol A new champion was crowned Sunday night, but for many viewers, the highlight aired earlier in the show when Christian artist CeCe Winans performed with contestant Roman Collins. . Powerful performance of God’s goodness.

On Instagram, Winans and Collins’ song was featured in a number of other songs that night, including duets between singers and contestants by Hootie and the Blowfish, New Kids on the Block, Bishop Briggs, Wynonna Judd and more. It received more likes, comments, and shares than any other post. Judge Katy Perry was moved to tears.

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God’s goodness “” was originally included on the 2019 Bethel Music album and was later covered by Winans, whose 2021 live performance entered the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs was included in her please believe it album.

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“CeCe Winans brought the American Idol finale audience to church!” Worship Leader Brian Taber I wrote to X (Formerly Twitter).

“I can’t believe that was allowed on network television, but CeCe Winans blew everyone off the stage with Idol’s ‘Goodness of God.’ When former worship singer Katy Perry made the transition to the mainstream, she may have shed a tear. It’s unbelievable,” sports journalist Brad Crawford said. I have written.

“@cecewinans and Roman Collins proclaimed the gospel to millions of homes around the world on Sunday night’s American Idol finale. Their incredible performance left everyone in tears. “It was cold!” wrote reporter Jacob Davis.

FOX News’ Shannon Bream was also impressed.

“That @cecewinans and Roman Collins duet, I’m not okay with that,” Bream said. I have written.

Winans told K-Love earlier this year. God’s goodness Because a lot of people in the African American community hadn’t heard this album. In fact, Winans was one of them until he was introduced to a member of his church’s worship team.

“There are a lot of people like me that I’ve never heard of,” Winans said. K-Love. “That song taught me how our cultures can sometimes be so far apart. In the CCM world, a song can be really big, but in a black church or other denomination, you don’t hear it. I have never done that before.”

“This is my testimony,” she said of the popular song.

Abi Carter wins american idol Season 22. Roman Collins, like Winans, is a Christian, but recently released his debut album. A new sound of the same gospel.he finished in the top 12 american idol.

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Michael Faust has covered the intersection of faith and news for 20 years.His story is published below baptist press, christianity today, christian post, of leaf chronicle, of toronto star And that Knoxville News Sentinel.