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Is Lionel Richie Joining 'American Idol'?

June 19, 2017

I'm still not on board with ABC bringing back American Idol. I just don't get why they wanted to revive the retired reality singing show so badly. And they are spending a ton to garner the best of the best to be on the new Idol Judges Panel.

Katy Perry is the first confirmed judge for the new season which is set to debut March 2018. She signed a deal for a reported $25 million. That's some big money. And there are some other people that are rumored to be joining her as Judge.

The latest is Lionel Richie. Apparently, Richie's outgoing personality and legendary music career are what's drawn Idol producers to the singer. 

I think Lionel would be a good choice for Judge. He can be the new Randy Jackson in the group. 

Do you even care about American Idol coming back?