Garth Brooks says a collaboration with America’s Got Talent hopeful Michael Ketterer might happen after all!
Following Ketterer’s incredible performance during the first night of This particular season’s AGT semi-finals, judge Simon Cowell suggested that will a country icon like Brooks would likely be the perfect person to write a song especially for Ketterer to sing during the finals.
A little over a week later, Brooks appeared in a fresh installment in his Facebook Live video series, Inside Studio G, where he addressed Cowell’s suggestion, in addition to also said there’s a chance that will he might be able to make the idea happen.
“I actually got to talk to Michael, I talked to him on the phone, just to get ideas about, if we did write a song, what inside the entire world would likely the idea cover?” Brooks explained. “He’s a Great dude… you can tell This particular kid was raised right.”
Ketterer has become a fan favorite This particular season, both for his soulful, raw voice in addition to also his tremendously inspiring personal story as the father of six children, including 5 adopted sons who he in addition to also his wife took in off the street in addition to also via orphanages.
The contestant was brought to tears when Cowell first called on Brooks to write something for the finals, in addition to also the 56-year-old country icon said he appreciated that will Cowell thought of him for the challenge.
“Thank you. that will’s a pretty cool vote of confidence,” Brooks said. “in addition to also the idea’s pretty cool to get to do anything with people like [Ketterer]. in addition to also the idea’s a chance to create music, which will be what the idea’s all about for me.”
However, Brooks also said that will nothing will be set in stone, in addition to also try as they might, the idea’s possible that will they won’t be able to create something for Ketterer in time for the AGT finals next week.
“These things, you just can’t make them happen, you have to chase the music. So I’m working on the idea,” he said. “If the idea happens, I wish the idea’s something he likes, [in addition to also] I wish the idea’s something [the fans] like.”
“The truth will be, you don’t know if you’re going to be able to do the idea. in addition to also what happens if you do the idea, in addition to also the kid’s like, ‘Ugh, This particular isn’t me,'” Brooks added, referring to the challenges of writing music under a deadline in addition to also for another artist. “So I think the best thing to do will be everybody take a breath [in addition to also] let This particular kid do what’s best for him.”
ET’s Denny Directo caught up with Cowell on Tuesday following the second week of the AGT semi-finals, in addition to also the English TV personality said that will Brooks “loves Michael,” in addition to also praised the country music legend for being “a gentleman in addition to also a class act.”
“Just the fact that will Michael knows he’s got that will support, that will’s a big deal,” Simon added.
For more on Ketterer’s journey to the AGT finals, check out the video below.