American Idol reboot: Veteran singer Lionel Richie, country star Luke Bryan join Katy Perry as judges
American Idol reboot judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan will make their first appearance as a trio on Good Morning America on 4 October.
Los Angeles: Veteran singer Lionel Richie and country star Luke Bryan have joined American Idol reboot as judges.
The pair join Katy Perry just as auditions are getting underway, reports Entertainment Weekly.
"I am very excited to be joining Katy, Luke, and Ryan on American Idol. As a singer, songwriter, and producer, I feel I can bring a great deal of experience to the table. It's going to be so much fun," Richie said in a statement.
"I'm excited at the chance to help some deserving artists reach their dreams. To be in a position in my career to help facilitate this along with the other judges is just a complete honour. It's gonna be a blast," said Bryan.
Perry, Richie, and Bryan will make their first appearance as a trio on Good Morning America on 4 October.
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