American Idol season 21: Hosts and Judges

American Idol, created by Simon Fuller first aired in 2002 and since then without failing continuously gives us some amazing seasons every year. It is a singing competition show, which features amazing, talented people who try their luck in singing while impressing well-known singers as judges. It has a total of 20 seasons, but now ready to wow us again by airing its 21st season on February 19, 2023, only on ABC. This is the world’s most awaited show of 2023 and hopefully, will entertain us all to the fullest.

Just like in previous seasons, the show will conduct auditions, showcase talents and live voting where the audience will vote for their favorite contestants. This article will provide you with all the important information about the judges and hosts of this American Idol season. In addition to the former winners of the show.

Winners of former seasons:

Season Winner
1Kelly Clarkson
2Ruben Studdard
3Fantasia Barrino
4Carrie Underwood
5Taylor Hicks
6Jordin Sparks
7David Cook
8Kris Allen
9Lee Dewyze
10Scotty McCreery
11Philp Philips
12Candice Glover
13Caleb Johnson
14Nick Fradiani
15Trent Harrmon
16Maddie Poppie
17Laine Hardy
18Just Sam
19Chayce Beckhan
20Noah Thompson

Host Of 21st Season:

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan is associated with American Idol since season 1. Before American Idol, he was a producer and radio personality. Besides this, he was an entrepreneur as well. Ryan started his career with Gladiators 2000, a children’s show that aired in 1994.
He has a series of programs such as producing his own show named Ryan Seacrest for The Ride Home, hosting the chat show Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, and also hosting On Air with Ryan Seacrest.


He gained popularity through American Idol 2022. He is an Emmy Award Winner as well. Ryan believes that the attitudes of contestants are getting evolved over time.
It will be fun to see Ryan as the host of American Idol once again

Judges of the 21st Season

Katy Perry

Katy Perry one of the best singers of all time has a record of 5 hit songs from one album in the list of Billboard Hot 100, under her belt. Her tracks like Roar, firework, and Dark Horse got RIAA Digital Single Diamond Award.


Katy is a treat to watch on American Idol as she has an amazing jolly personality which enhances the vibe of the show. Her videos usually get billions of views in no time. She joined American Idol In 2018 and is now ready to return on the 21st season as well.

Luke Bryan

Most heard singer and songwriter from Nashville, Bryan is nothing less than a superstar he has the most influential songs under his belt some of which are Fast, Rain is a Good Thing and That’s my kind of Night.


Bryan has sold a total of 12.5 million albums and has 25 top-hit songs since 2009. He has a series of awards like seven RIAA, 22 Platinum singles, and ACM Album of the decade as well. He has so much potential and a great fan following. Now, while returning to American Idol we can anticipate that he will enhance the level of entertainment and competition.

Lionel RIchie

Out of two, he is one of the songwriters who has had No. 1 songs for nine years. He has 4 Grammys awards and 1 Oscar, 1 Golden Globe, and has sold 125 million albums.


His famous hit songs are Endless love, Hello, and stuck on you. Fortunately. He got a chance to collaborate with Michael Jackson. His 8 songs made to the No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 list
He is judging American Idol Since 2018 and his two cents of advice means a lot to contestants. Hopefully this time he will make it even more valuable

Wrap-up!

Are you excited to see your favorite American Idol host and Judges back? American Idol is not only fun to watch, but a way to encourage and support new talent. The contestants get a massive opportunity of performing on a respected platform and get the advice of megastars. Through this show, they also get noticed by music directors and producers. Don’t forget to watch and support American Idol.

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