ABC has announced that Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie are returning as judges for Season 6 of its American Idol reboot.
Ryan Seacrest will also be back as host when the season premieres in the spring.
"Season 6 auditions kick off Wednesday, Aug. 3, with the return of 'Idol Across America,' the live virtual nationwide search for the next superstar," the network said in a press release on Thursday.
"Auditions take place across all 50 states plus Washington, D.C, and start with the annual First 500 event, where hopefuls can sign up to grab a VIP spot before anyone else."
The singing competition series initially ran for 15 seasons on Fox from 2002 to 2016.
It was canceled, then revived by ABC two years later.
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