"American Idol": ABC's "American Idol" judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan with host Ryan Seacrest. (ABC/Eric Liebowitz)
Wed, Oct 4th 2017 06:10 pm
ABC's 'American Idol' judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan And Lionel Richie, along with host Ryan Seacrest, kick off auditions in New York City
Grammy- and Emmy-nominated music luminary Katy Perry, country music superstar Luke Bryan and music icon Lionel Richie, along with host and producer extraordinaire Ryan Seacrest, were on hand when ABC's "American Idol" kicked off judge auditions in New York City this week. The three judges round out the panel for the beloved music competition series' first season on ABC, and Seacrest returns as host.
At its new home on ABC, "American Idol" will continue to be a force in the television landscape, reaching every corner of the country in its search for the next great music sensation.
"American Idol" will debut in 2018.