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In September, ABC confirmed that it had also added five-time Grammy Award winner Lionel Richie and country music sensation Luke Bryan to compete its new-look 's past who apparently wanted nothing to do with joining the ABC reboot was Simon Cowell, who argued that the network simply "can't recreate" the magic of his years with Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson from the original show."When I hear all this talk about casting judges, I have to be honest with you, I think this is where they have it wrong," he explained. The groundbreaking series launched the careers of superstars Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Katharine Mc Phee, Jordin Sparks, Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry among many others.
Fremantle Media International distributes the series worldwide.“American Idol” will premiere on Sunday night, March 11 at 8 p.m., Ryan Seacrest announced on “Live with Kelly and Ryan” this morning.The ABC reboot features judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie and auditions have been taking place throughout the country for the last month. As expected, the singing competition series will air on Sundays, premiering March 11, with the Oscars telecast the previous Sunday serving as a launching pad.With Ryan Seacrest as host and judge Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, the new iteration of Auditions began in August, covering 23 cities across the country for its next big superstar.Also, for the first time in history, hopefuls had the opportunity to audition through a livestream platform.
Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.
Hopefuls also could submit audition videos online as well as select social media platforms, as well as a live stream platform.
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Perry was revealed to be a judge shortly after the deal at ABC was made, for a salary of $25 million, with Bryan’s announcement coming in September and Richie rounding out the panel shortly after.
The network and producers had trouble filling out the show’s talent roster after signing Perry’s deal.
The Ryan Seacrest-hosted music competition is making the jump from Fox to ABC, two years after it was given a huge farewell season on its prior network.