American Idol Taping Begins And Katy Perry’s New Look Says It ALL

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Our girl Katy Perry is back and she will be judging American Idol along with Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie! Of course Ryan Seacrest will be the host! Multimedia personality Bobby Bones will also return as in-house mentor.

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In its second season on ABC, American Idol dominated Sunday nights and claimed the position as Sunday’s No. 1 most social show as per ABC.

American Idol is the original music competition

American Idol is the original music competition series,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. “It was the first of its kind to take everyday singers and catapult them into superstardom, launching the careers of so many amazing artists. We couldn’t be more excited for Katy, Luke, Lionel and Bobby to continue in their roles as American Idol searches for the next great music star, with more live episodes and exciting, new creative elements coming this season.”

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Want to audition for American Idol?

The show kicked off with an open call auditions in Brooklyn, New York, and will advance to 21 additional cities across the country. In addition to auditioning in person, hopefuls can also submit audition videos online or show off their talent via Instagram, Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #TheNextIdol. Visit for more details on specific audition locations, full eligibility requirements, submission forms, terms and conditions.

Katy Perry’s New Look

We are here for it and we love it, like obvs but don’t we adore her more with black hair and less scandal? #bring2000KatyBack.

Ryan Seacrest Is Back

American Idol has been my home for 17 seasons and I can’t wait to return to the stage,” said Seacrest. “It’s the greatest gift to be able to play a part in discovering new talent with a franchise that has been such a relevant part of American culture for so many years.”

And we are so glad to have you back Ryan, it won’t be American Idol without you! Are you pumped? Do you like Katy’s new look?


Mriganka Chawla
Mriganka Chawla

Mriganka Chawla is the Managing Editor and occasional host at Talent Recap. She is a skincare junkie with the enthusiasm of a 5 year old that likes to dive deep into the rabbit hole of Reddit. Mriganka is an SEO expert, Penn State Alumna and that feminist girl you don't want to ever date. To relax, she likes to watch murder mysteries and paternity court.

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