Lionel Richie Named 3rd Judge for American Idol

joins Katy Perry and Luke Bryan in 2018 with host Ryan Seacrest

October 3, 2017

The American Idol reboot is coming to ABC in 2018 with host Ryan Seacrest and THREE new judges with lots of experience in being a mega-star!  Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie with help pick the next American Idol when the show comes back to TV next year after taking over a year off.  The last American Idol champ was Trent Harmon, from Tupelo MS!