Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Ryan Seacrest Return for Season 22 of American Idol
ABC has confirmed that Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie will return as judges for the show’s next season.
ABC has confirmed that Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie will return as judges for the next season of American Idol. Additionally, former Idol Ryan Seacrest will be returning to his hosting role.
The network used social media to break the news, inviting new singer candidates to audition for a star-studded panel of music industry legends. The competitive season, set to return in Spring 2024, will be the 22nd season of American Idol and a total of seven seasons on ABC.
When asked about his future on the show earlier, Bryan explained that it would be difficult to walk away from him.
“It’s a show where children sit and parents cry, laugh and have fun together. … For me, it will be a difficult show for Lionel and Katy to get off.” Frankly, Ryan has been there for 21 years. “Ryan Seacrest could do whatever he wanted,” longtime host Ryan Seacrest told Fox News at CMA Fest.
“We feel like we’re doing a great job as a show, and we felt like that’s what we’ve all been working on together this year,” she shared, adding that she hopes to be a part of Idol -Staying family for a long time because “The vibration feels like we’re moving forward and up.”
According to a new press release, American Idol came out on top as ABC’s No. 1 program last season in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. Additionally, it was the No. 1 most social reality series across all of television, year to date, with nearly 1 billion social video views.
Auditions are slated to kick off Wednesday, Aug. 2, with the return of “Idol Across America.” This live virtual nationwide search for the next superstar will give auditioners the chance to showcase their talents in front of an Idol producer. All those who are eligible and looking for the chance to propel their talents into full-time music careers can audition from anywhere in America, across any official audition date for a chance to proceed to the judge audition round of the competition.
Within the beginning stage of auditions, also known as the First 700 event, hopefuls have the chance to sign up to grab a VIP spot before anyone else while other contenders can also audition under their genre for the first time in “IAA” history.
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