Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie Join Katy Perry as Judges for ABC's 'American Idol' Reboot
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As TooFab previously reported, Ryan Seacrest will return as show's host.

Meet your new "American Idol" judges.

The ABC reboot confirmed Friday that Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie will join Katy Perry at the judges table, with Ryan Seacrest returning to host. The panel will appear together on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, October 4.

"I'm excited at the chance to help some deserving artists reach their dreams," Bryan said in a release. "To be in a position in my career to help facilitate this along with the other judges is just a complete honor. It's gonna be a blast!"

"I am very excited to be joining Katy, Luke and Ryan on 'American Idol,'" added Richie. "As a singer, songwriter and producer, I feel I can bring a great deal of experience to the table. It’s going to be so much fun!"

"Luke and Lionel are the perfect additions to round out our panel of judges for 'American Idol' on ABC," Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment, said. "In their respective genres of music, both Luke and Lionel possess insurmountable popularity and award-winning talent that are undeniable, and we are lucky that they will help in paving the way for hopefuls pursuing their dreams on our stage."

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