Thursday, February 22

Katy Perry Leads ‘American Idol’ Crew Down Yellow Brick Road in ‘Wizard of Oz’-Themed Promo

American Idol is headed to the Emerald City, and checking out the home towns of noteworthy alumni & & the judges along the method.

American Idol is heading “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” In a brand-new Wizard of Oz-themed promotion, judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie, together with host Ryan Seacrest, make their method down the Yellow Brick Road to check out cities “huge and little.”

Set to air throughout ABC’s Seacrest-hostedPenis Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Evebroadcast on Dec. 31, the discount includes the 4 Idol primary gamers handling various Wizard of Oz functions. Perry opens the scene as Dorothy, and Bryan (the Scarecrow), Richie (the Lion) and Seacrest (the Tin Man) join her as she makes her method throughout the nation.

Throughout their journey, the foursome check out the home towns of a number of previous Idol entrants, consisting of Burleson, Texas (Kelly Clarkson, season 1 winner); Checotah, Oklahoma (Carrie Underwood, season 4 winner); and San Diego, California (Adam Lambert, season 8 runner-up). They even made a see to Iam Tongi’s Kahuku, Hawaii; the 19-year-old won season 21, ending up being the very first winner to be born after the program’s preliminary best on Fox.

Seacrest likewise informed Wandererwhich debuted the discount on Friday (Dec. 29), that the program will go to the judges’ home towns throughout the season.”Idolcan not wait to share the judges’ unique home towns with our audiences– and display the skill from each of the locations they call home!”

Season 22 of American Idol is set to premiere on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, on ABC. Episodes will likewise be readily available to stream on Hulu.

In other current Idol news, season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino is delighting in an effective near to the year in the movie musical The Color Purplein which she stars as Celie in her movie launching.

See the brand-new Wizard of Oz-themed American Idol promotion above.

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