American Idol Reboot Taps 2 Famous New Judges

American Idol was announced last week to be returning to television this Fall. It'll get a reboot on ABC, but until now they hadn't released any judges or hosts. It seems the first two judges maybe officially named soon. 

Chris Daughtry, from season 5, is said to be grabbing a judges chair. He came in 4th in his season but went on to have some major success in the pop world. (US Weekly)


Even bigger than that, TMZ is repotrting that pop-star Katy Perry is very close to inking the deal to be a judge as well! She's not gonna be cheap though! 

TMZ also seems to believe Ryan Seacrest will most likely be back as host. 

Rumors are that ABC wanted a full cast of judges that were former contestants, but lost Kelly Clarkson to "The Voice's" next season, so now they've looked for some other heavy hitters. 



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