We already know Lionel Richie is joining Katy Perry and Luke Bryan as judges on American Idol when it returns to TV next year. Now we are hearing ready to cash in on it. According to The Blast, Lionel has created his own slogan for the “Idol” reboot, “Here Comes Da Judge,” and he’s planning to slap it…

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Katy Perry’s huge $25 million American Idol payday has been causing some major problems for the team at ABC. According to insiders, when ABC CEO/President Ben Sherwood offered Katy her huge salary he did so, “without thinking how that would impact other areas of the show budget.” And that left producers with some major problems as they tried to sign…

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After months of speculation, it’s finally official!  Lionel Richie is pulling up a chair to the judges table on American Idol.   He will be  joining Katy Perry and Luke Bryan on the ABC reboot that will debut next year. In a statement, Lionel said, “I am very excited to be joining Katy, Luke and Ryan Seacrest on American Idol.  As a singer, songwriter and producer,…

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Is there trouble in Hollywood?  ABC’s reboot of American Idol is already having issues and it hasn’t even been produced yet.  While they have confirmed Katy Perry as a judge, TMZ is reporting they are having a hard time finding other stars who want to sit at the judges table.  Perhaps they don’t want to pay as much…

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Lionel Richie is now on tour with Mariah Carey, but he’s not too busy to talk about the rumors that he’s signing on as a judge on ABC’s reboot of American Idol. It isn’t official, but if he were to be chosen he thinks he would do a good job because he knows what it takes to break…

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The Kennedy Center Honors announced today that its honorees for 2017 will be actress Carmen de Lavallade, singer Gloria Estefan, hip hop artist LL COOL J, television writer and producer Norman Lear and renowned musician Lionel Richie. They will be recognized during The 40th Annual Kennedy Centers Honors to be broadcast Tuesday, December 26th at 9PM…

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Hello… is it Lionel that you’re looking for?  Lionel Richie is rumored to be in talks with ABC to be a judge on the reboot of American Idol. TMZ is reporting he could be heading to Hollywood to join Katy Perry and possibly Chris Daughtry at the judges’ table.  Lionel’s manager has declined to comment so far.…

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What do Elton John, Lionel Richie and Stevie Wonder have in common?  They are all going to appear on Aretha Franklin‘s new album. The Queen of Soul spoke to Billboard about her upcoming album. “Lionel’s working on his piece, Stevie’s working on his piece; they’re both original.  I’m working on a couple of things.” This will be Aretha’s…

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#ALLTHEHITS2017 pic.twitter.com/tjZJDq3skY — Lionel Richie (@LionelRichie) February 24, 2017 LiteFavorites.com has learned that Lionel Richie is postponing his upcoming All The Hits tour with Mariah Carey.   The 67-year-old singer released a statement on Twitter that the tour will begin this summer instead of March 15th.  Don’t worry, if you have already purchased tickets, they will be honored…

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