Luke Bryan To Judge American Idol?

Published On September 7, 2017 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

After shelling out $25 million to have Katy Perry judge the rebooted competition and securing Ryan Seacrest to host for more than $10 million, American Idol producers are struggling with how to lure celebrity judges who also want a big payday, TMZ reports.

American Idol is reportedly in talks with Luke Bryan, but the country singer has yet to make it official.

Seeing as the talent budget is capped at $40 million, they’ re attempting to sweeten deals with Disney perks, including licensing and merchandising deals and theme park partnerships.

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