So the rumors were true after all..
Lionel Richie has officially joined the American Idol judges’ panel, alongside Katy Perry and Luke Bryan.
He released a statement saying, quote, “I am very excited to be joining Katy, Luke and Ryan [Seacrest] on ‘American Idol’. As a singer, songwriter and producer, I feel I can bring a great deal of experience to the table. It’s going to be so much fun!”