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Katy Perry is 'feeling threatened' by teen 'Idol' contestant following her incredible audition

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17-year-old American Idol contestant Kenedi Anderson made quite the impression Sunday night, when she auditioned with a stunning rendition of Lady Gaga's "Applause" on the piano, which immediately brought excited grins to the judges' faces.

Luke Bryan told Kenedi, “You might be the biggest star we’ve ever seen,” while Lionel Richie declared her “the next big thing in the music business.”

Meanwhile, Katy Perry proclaimed the 17-year-old was “born to be a star,” before the judges handed Kenedi secured one of three highly-coveted platinum tickets – a new twist for Idol's 20th anniversary season, which fast tracks a “best of the best” contestant straight past the first round of Hollywood Week.

From the first note, Katy was stunned by Kenedi’s sheer lung power and passionate delivery, breaking into a broad Cheshire Cat grin. Katy later jokingly offered to be the golden girl’s manager and producer and declared herself a “Keni Kat,” before dramatically whining, “I’m feeling threatened! They are younger, they’re skinnier, they’re prettier… they sing really good! Siri, make an appointment at the plastic surgeon!”

Video Transcript

KENEDI ANDERSON: (SINGING) Put your hands up make them touch, touch. Give me that thing that I love. Turn the lights out. Put your hands up, make them touch, touch.

KYLE MAR: 17-year-old "American Idol" contestant, Kenedi Anderson made quite the impression Sunday night when she auditioned with a stunning rendition of Lady Gaga's, "Applause" on the piano, which immediately brought excited grins to the judges faces.

KENEDI ANDERSON; (SINGING) Make it real loud. Put your hands up, make them touch. now, now, now, now. Make it real loud. Put your hands up, make them touch, touch.

KYLE MAR: And while Luke Bryan was mind blown--

LUKE BRYAN: You might be the biggest star we've ever seen. No doubt, I believe top 10.

KYLE MAR: --Katy Perry was totally fan girling.

KATY PERRY: What are the name of your fans?

KENEDI ANDERSON: I don't have any.

KATY PERRY: I'm a Kenny.

KENEDI ANDERSON: Oh, my gosh.

[SCREAMING]

KATY PERRY: I'm a Kenny cat.

KYLE MAR: However, Katy was also feeling some type of way.

KATY PERRY: I'm feeling threatened. They're younger, they're skinnier, they're prettier, they sing really good. Siri, make an appointment at the plastic surgeon.

KYLE MAR: In fact, Kenedi even secured one of three highly coveted platinum tickets, a new twist for Idol's 20th anniversary season, which fast tracks a best of the best contestant straight past the first round of Hollywood Week.

KENEDI ANDERSON: It is just insane to me. Like, I cannot believe that they think I'm worthy of this. And that just gives me so much self-confidence and so much happiness.

LIONEL RICHIE: Put her up. Whoa. There you go.

KATY PERRY: Wow.

LIONEL RICHIE: Congratulations. That-- that's so good. That's so good.