American Idol followers prepare! If you have not already heard, the present simply introduced who will probably be judging and internet hosting season 22 (or season 7 in the event you’re simply going by the ABC years) of the singing competitors.
All three judges: Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan will probably be returning, as will Ryan Seacrest because the host. “Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie will return as American Idol judges together with host Ryan Seacrest for Season 7. Audition NOW,” the present’s Instagram publish reads.
Lionel, Katy and Luke have been judges since 2018, when the present went from airing on FOX to ABC. Ryan has been internet hosting since day one, however followers weren’t certain if he was going to return after he landed the coveted spot of Wheel of Fortune host when Pat Sajak introduced his retirement earlier this summer season.
Katy was additionally an enormous query mark, or so we thought, after rumors begin swirling that she wished to “give up” the present, with reviews claiming she did not like the way in which producers had been portraying her to viewers.
For sure, followers of the present had been completely thrilled with the information that their favorites can be returning. “Yesss! Nice judges,” one individual wrote. “So excited for Season 7 and the judges,” mentioned one other.
They usually had been significantly blissful about Katy’s return. “Yesssss!!!!!!! I’m so blissful Katy is coming again,” one individual mentioned. “Katy 😍,” mentioned one other. “I really like Katy and am blissful she’s again! She makes me entertaining and I really like how all of them work together,” another person wrote.
Season 22 will return in spring of 2024, in keeping with the publish. Within the meantime, auditions are taking place now!