While whole Nepal is enjoying Nepalised franchise reality singing competition ‘Nepal Idol’ on their television screen, a Nepalese ‘rock star’ staged on the ‘American Idol’ Sunday. ‘Namaste!’ with Nepalese greeting Kathmandu born Dibesh Pookhrel performed superbly on American Idol stage what is called one of the standout. Pokhrel has been performing as a stage name Arthur Gunn for the last few years, his YouTube channel features.
Dibesh Pokhrel sang Bob Dylan’s ‘Girl From The North Country’ with his ‘rockstar-ready’ vocals, and even Katy Perry complemented ‘you are a rock-star.’ Three judges of the show ‘American Idol’ Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie admired Dibesh Pokhrel for his textured, sandpapery voice.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) February 17, 2020
DibeshPokhrel sang another song ‘Have You Ever Seen The Rain’ of Creedence Clearwater Revival with his phenomenal performance. One of the judges Lionel Richie even came over to embrace him on the stage after his performance.
— Lionel Richie (@LionelRichie) February 17, 2020
Though a little bit nervous and lost connection with the audience, his audition was amazing to secure a golden ticket to Hollywood by the performance. All three judges of the singing competition show praised his performance via their social accounts too.
— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) February 17, 2020