Weezer, Wade Cota & Walker Burroughs Sing "Africa" and Other Hits - American Idol 2019 Finale

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  • Kumi na moja
    Kumi na moja  1 weeks back

    Why not ask TOTO to come. Ah well that s a level to high to have on the show I guess. This is rape of one of the greatest songs

    • words of wisdom
      words of wisdom  2 weeks back

      Cringe. Weezer and Wade sounded fucking awful. Walker did good but they chose shitty songs.

      • Princess Geek Girl
        Princess Geek Girl  3 weeks back

        They could've thought this out more. Wade should've been given a different song, but I would also say that pairing both Walker and Wade with Weezer was a risky choice. While it did challenge them, it was not a smart choice. Walker did amazing nonethless, and I still believe that Wade is an amazing oh talented guy. Weezer can be great, but this was not one of those times. All in all, I would say there were good and bad things about this performance, and that some of the hate towards the producers, music management and the people on stage was very unneeded. I do agree that it could've been better, but I will still forever love Idol and the two amazing contestants up there.

        • Roxy Van
          Roxy Van  3 weeks back

          And ya! This song choice totally sucked for him but that goes right along with any artist. He has his OWN UNIQUE sexy 60s voice! I LOVVVVED listening to him perform on AMERICA IDOL! He’s the whole reason I watched. And NO! I don’t know him

          • Roxy Van
            Roxy Van  3 weeks back

            This pissed me off! Wade voted in the top FOUR! He should of had his OWN SOLO like the others that didn’t even make it as far as him! WHERE IS WADE NOW?!! BEEN WAITING FOR HIS ALBUMN! He has such a unique voice and he’s the ONLY one I would of shelled any $$$ out to

            • Comy LARE
              Comy LARE  3 weeks back

              God wait. That first dude was ACTUALLY a contestant??.... 😮😮😮😮😂😂😂

              • MegaSplosion
                MegaSplosion  4 weeks back

                this is too cute.

                • MegaSplosion
                  MegaSplosion  1 months back

                  I kinda love this now.

                • Adam Shaber
                  Adam Shaber  2 months back

                  This was soooo badddddddd!!!!!!!!!!!

                  • Hows Aboutit
                    Hows Aboutit  2 months back

                    Let's turn up the radio, turn off those stupid singing shows.

                    • CHRISTI XX
                      CHRISTI XX  2 months back

                      Walker forgot some lyrics.

                      • CHRISTI XX
                        CHRISTI XX  2 months back

                        Yikes, Wade.

                        • CHRISTI XX
                          CHRISTI XX  2 months back

                          Take On Me is that jam.

                          • Danny Steeler
                            Danny Steeler  2 months back

                            My 80 s inner childhood is coming back out after watching this & I love it!!

                            • Linda Holmes
                              Linda Holmes  2 months back

                              TRAINWRECK

                              • Kat Marie
                                Kat Marie  2 months back

                                what a mess

                                • Tia Fayed
                                  Tia Fayed  2 months back

                                  me the entire time: whats goin on

                                  • Ricidicidirt
                                    Ricidicidirt  2 months back

                                    I've seen better at our local rest home.

                                    • Ricidicidirt
                                      Ricidicidirt  2 months back

                                      Who T F was idols musical director this year? RUBBISH

                                      • Jo C
                                        Jo C  2 months back

                                        Well they didn’t try to showcase Wades talents at all in the finale. walker acts silly and is a Bobby Bones clone- which is why he is going to tour with him. As a top finalist, Wade should have been put with a singer or group by himself that would highlight his gritty voice. They totally did him a disservice and Wade fans were totally pissed with their treatment of him. Even Laci Kay Booth and Raghu got their own songs. Clearly, some favoritism was shown. I’m not going to watch this shown again...

                                        • song pan
                                          song pan  2 months back

                                          I think idol made a crucial decision of pairing wade and walker in the same performance; they both have different singing styles and forte.

                                          I would say that this is not that terrible (thank god, walker saved it) but it could've been good and even better if walker got to sing with lionel... my thoughts.

                                          • Gregory Coté
                                            Gregory Coté  2 months back

                                            Walker would be okay if he'd stop with the clown stuff while he's singing.

                                            • Gregory Coté
                                              Gregory Coté  2 months back

                                              "Africa" is an underrated song tbh. lol. One of the Greaties from the Eighties

                                              • stephm0
                                                stephm0  2 months back

                                                ....

                                                • Hannah Carpenter
                                                  Hannah Carpenter  2 months back

                                                  Did Walker forget the words? LOL -- it's cool though he is still the absolute cutest and I love him so much. What a pure, sweet human. Sunshine in human form.

                                                  • Bec B.G.
                                                    Bec B.G.  2 months back

                                                    Thank goodness for Walker!

                                                    • sthenx0r
                                                      sthenx0r  2 months back

                                                      I guess it trainwrecks down in Idol...

                                                      • JsD1894
                                                        JsD1894  2 months back

                                                        Should’ve just let Walker sing all three songs.

                                                        • Consolegamer 45
                                                          Consolegamer 45  2 months back

                                                          1:12 I thought it was gonna be say it ain’t so

                                                          • Butterfly Journeys
                                                            Butterfly Journeys  2 months back

                                                            These songs were nothing like Wade could easily sing. They didn't give him any parts he could really sing. He was completely lost. He's definitely more of a solo artist. Oh well. This was a mess but everyone sang along because...just...because lol

                                                            • Tina Mdot
                                                              Tina Mdot  2 months back

                                                              What is Weezer doing playing karaoke? This was by far the worst performance in the finale. Wade Cota and Walker Burroughs deserved better than that.

                                                              • Ramcot Yachtsmen
                                                                Ramcot Yachtsmen  2 months back

                                                                I’m literally watching Weezer jump the shark

                                                                • JENN DREWING
                                                                  JENN DREWING  2 months back

                                                                  Horrible

                                                                  • YR Dewi
                                                                    YR Dewi  2 months back

                                                                    I need more of Walker!!

                                                                    • 송명기
                                                                      송명기  2 months back

                                                                      Sam the grandmaestro?

                                                                      • worldsthroughwords
                                                                        worldsthroughwords  2 months back

                                                                        walker though... i missed him!

                                                                        • Scott Copeland
                                                                          Scott Copeland  2 months back

                                                                          Why give Wade Africa instead of Everybody Want To Rule the World?!

                                                                          • Keith Hopkin
                                                                            Keith Hopkin  2 months back

                                                                            So is Weezer basically a karaoke band now?

                                                                            • Kevin Putra Chandra
                                                                              Kevin Putra Chandra  2 months back

                                                                              Still don’t know why walker went home before wade...

                                                                              • RYAN JARED
                                                                                RYAN JARED  2 months back

                                                                                wow wade cota is terrible

                                                                                • Jo C
                                                                                  Jo C  2 months back

                                                                                  No he is not- he was set up with a song that was NOT good for his voice. He should have had the chance to sing alone with a person and song to showcase HIM like everyone else got to. He got screwed...

                                                                              • alan gordon
                                                                                alan gordon  2 months back

                                                                                Fuck that was a rough performance, wezzer kinda suc

                                                                                • Andrew Gomez
                                                                                  Andrew Gomez  2 months back

                                                                                  Luke's face at the end says it all.

                                                                                  • Rjay Ping
                                                                                    Rjay Ping  2 months back

                                                                                    I freaking love Walkers voice man!!!!!

                                                                                    • Richard Taylor
                                                                                      Richard Taylor  2 months back

                                                                                      I miss Weezer being a fun humorus band.

                                                                                      • Ferretocious
                                                                                        Ferretocious  2 months back

                                                                                        Wade Cota was off key and sounded like total shit here. It's like the bride's drunk brother grabbed the mic and started singing LOL I'm so glad he got voted off. HE REALLY CAN'T SING and that raspy shit is FAKE!

                                                                                        • MegaSplosion
                                                                                          MegaSplosion  2 months back

                                                                                          I loved Walker's outfit!

                                                                                        • Emma Gamon
                                                                                          Emma Gamon  2 months back

                                                                                          ☝😭🔥😍

                                                                                          • AaronBarrett22
                                                                                            AaronBarrett22  2 months back

                                                                                            I love Weezer, but this just sucked. These shows need to go away