American Idol reboot: Veteran singer Lionel Richie, country star Luke Bryan join Katy Perry as judges

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Sep 30, 2017 13:00:58 IST

Los Angeles: Veteran singer Lionel Richie and country star Luke Bryan have joined American Idol reboot as judges.

 American Idol reboot: Veteran singer Lionel Richie, country star Luke Bryan join Katy Perry as judges

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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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Updated Date: Sep 30, 2017 13:00:58 IST