ABC’s American Idol reboot may have missed out on securing Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell as judges, but the juggernaut singing competition won’t lack for star power when it relaunches next season.
Katy Perry is the first new judge to be announced for ABC’s revival of the reality competition.
“I am honored and thrilled to be the first judge bringing back the American Idol tradition of making dreams come true for incredible talents with authentic personalities and real stories,” said Perry. “I’m always listening to new music, and love discovering diamonds in the rough – from mentoring young artists on my label, or highlighting new artists on my tours, I want to bring it back to the music.” Read more…
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