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Luke Bryan to Judge New Season of 'American Idol'

September 25, 2017

It has officially been announced that Luke Bryan will join the American Idol reboot as a judge. The country superstar will take a seat next to Katy Perry as she has already been locked in for months. 

According to Variety, the series reboot will premiere in March and the network will also bring on Bryan's hero, Lionel Richie, to fill the third spot. Ryan Seacrest will return as the host of the hit singing competition and auditions are set to begin next week.

It's official. Ready for @americanidol.

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Luke Bryan will be honored in Nashville as one of CMT's Artists of the Year October 18.