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Meet Dillon James, the ‘American Idol’ Contestant with the Torso Tattoo

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Dillon James from American Idol

Dillon James has been touted the Post Malone of country music.

The construction worker entered the ‘American Idol‘ audition stage for his chance at being the next American Idol on March 1st.

Katy Perry exclaimed “omg” when he pulled up his shirt. Why? His whole torso is covered in tattoos that represent various things in his life.

Dillion James from American Idol
Dillon James on American Idol (ABC/Eric McCandless)

Once he starts singing and playing the guitar, we think the judges know it’s an easy yes to a ticket straight to Hollywood!

At the beginning of December, he posted a behind the scenes photo from his American Idol audition with this caption. “Well well well, TUNE IN to American Idol on February 16th to see how my audition went w Luke Bryan ,Katy Perry and Lionel Richie! There was Psycho amounts of talent in all forms, but aye I went totally out of my comfort zone to try something new! Remember we can always push our limits and to not be held back by our fears, but to be different and be you. Ill be posting more soon! Namaste”

Sometimes dreams really do come true! Dillion wrote that he just never thought this experience would happen to him. “I NEVER WOULDA thought in a million years I’d Be singing in front of @katyperry @lionelrichie @lukebryan on @americanidol!”

Tune in to see Dillion James audition on ‘American Idol’ Sunday, March 1st at 8pm EST on ABC.


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