The exception is the judges’ chair set to be occupied by pop star Katy Perry, who will earn million for the coming season — making her one of the highest paid people on television.
Neither of the two judges yet to be cast — Lionel Richie is said to be in advanced talks — is expected to make nearly as much as Perry.
American Idol 9 Contestants: Aaron Kelly, Andrew Garcia, Casey James, Crystal Bowersox, Didi Benami, Katie Stevens, Lacey Brown, Lee De Wyze, Michael Lynche, Paige Miles, Siobhan Magnus, Tim Urban American Idol 8 Contestants: Alexis Grace, Michael Sarver, Danny Gokey, Allison Iraheta, Kris Allen, Adam Lambert, Lil Rounds, Scott Macintyre, Jorge Nunez, Megan Corkrey, Jasmine Murray, Matt Giraud, Anoop Desai.
American Idol 7 Contestants: Amanda Overmyer, Brooke White, Carly Smithson, Chikezie, David Archuleta, David Cook, David Hernandez, Jason Castro, Kristy Lee Cook, Michael Johns, Ramiele Malubay, Syesha Mercado.
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Naya Rivera Amber's fellow Gleek once auditioned for the show in San Francisco, but she was cut in the first round.
In an interesting twist of fate, the same song she sang at her ' Idol' audition, "Emotion" by the Bee Gees, later landed her a role on ' Glee.' Tori Kelly Looking back on ' Idol's' lackluster Season 9, it's hard to believe someone as talented as Tori was cut that year before the top 24 round.
He was instructed to try to tame them, but when he did this, it seemed to alter his performances, which the judges did not like. Every season, the final contestants get a single to take away from American Idol as their own song. They even post Periscope chats and performances together calling themselves Salty Dalty and Uncle Trent. Trent Harmon doesn’t live in the smallest town in the world, but Amory, Mississippi was last reported to have a population of 7,313 people in 2014.Trent Harmon’s song is titled “Falling” and it’s available for purchase on Amazon. The song seems to be a fusion of southern rock sounds and a bluesy style. Amory was actually the first planned city in the state, established for the railroad system.Lynn was among those who were with the program for the entirety of its run.May, Kaye, and Wolflick joined in subsequent seasons. But several high-profile people long associated with the franchise are not as of yet involved in the reboot — including former executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick, neither of whom has been approached about returning, and creator Simon Fuller. I have great affection for the show, and I think the show will be tremendously successful on ABC.” One potential hurdle that would need to be cleared is Seacrest’s schedule, which has him co-hosting ABC’s “Live With Kelly and Ryan” weekday mornings in New York — on the opposite coast from Los Angeles, where “Idol” traditionally shoots.