His time on American Idol is just not over! Former contestant Chris Daughtry is becoming a member of the present’s ABC revival as a decide, a supply confirms to Us Weekly. Find out extra within the video above, and detailed under!
“They needed a panel of all ex contestants,” a second supply tells Us. “Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson had been all on their want checklist.”
ABC introduced earlier this month that the singing competitors shall be returning to TV after airing its last episode on Fox in April 2016. “American Idol on ABC … that has a pleasant ring to it,” Disney co-chairman Ben Sherwood stated in an announcement on May 9. “Idol is an leisure icon, and now it is going to air the place it belongs, in ABC’s lineup of addictive fan favorites alongside Dancing with the Stars and The Bachelor. America, prepare for the return of an even bigger, bolder and better-than-ever Idol.”
The “It’s Not Over” singer, 37, is without doubt one of the greatest stars to come back out of American Idol, and has bought the third most information behind Clarkson and Underwood. Daughtry competed on the present’s fifth season in 2006, and completed in fourth place. Taylor Hicks was named the winner that season, with Katharine McPhee because the runner-up.
The different judges haven’t but been introduced, however there are rumors that Katy Perry will take one of many seats. TMZ additionally reported that ABC and manufacturing firms FremantleMedia and Core Media Group need Ryan Seacrest — who was not too long ago introduced as Kelly Ripa’s new Live cohost — to return because the American Idol host.
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