American Idol is preparing for its fourth season at ABC and Season 19 by and large, and fortunately its carrying with it some recognizable appearances as judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and host Ryan Seacrest will return for the following round of the musical rivalry.

The music superstars and veteran TV character will help locate America’s next singing sensation as Idol proceeds with its quest generally advantageous and most brightest among the nation’s ability. As the main reality rivalry arrangement to air distantly during the progressing pandemic, the ABC juggernaut had an exceptional season as it ruled Sunday evenings.

“American Idol has always been able to bring people together, entertain and inspire – and I am so proud of how this show continued to deliver joy and laughter into people’s homes during a time when we needed it the most,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment.

“There is no one who we feel more confident about leading us into a new season of high notes than Luke, Katy, Lionel and the incomparable Ryan Seacrest.”

“Katy, Lionel and Luke are fun, astute and really know how to spot talent,” included Idol’s leader maker and showrunner Trish Kinane. “Their chemistry is undeniable, and we are delighted that they, along with host Ryan Seacrest, are returning to find the next superstar and take American Idol to new heights next season.”

The search for TV’s next American Idol is in progress with “Idol Across America” far off virtual tryouts occurring over each of the 50 states. This new format allows hopefuls to exhibit their talents from anyplace in the nation and the chance to get up close and personal live criticism from an American Idol maker.

“We are so grateful to the fans for sticking with us – and pushing us to No. 1 – during this most challenging of times. And we are thrilled to be able to welcome Ryan, Katy, Lionel and Luke back to help us discover our next American Idol,” said chief maker Eli Holzman, CEO of 19 Entertainment’s parent organization Industrial Media.

“At times like these, it is more important than ever to give families wholesome entertainment, packed full of hope, talent and inspiration – where dreams come true. And that is what American Idol is all about.”

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