It's almost back! 

Get ready American Idol fans, because the newest season is almost hereKaty Perry will be joined by Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie at the judges table, and of course, original host Ryan Seacrest

Things are going to be different this time around. "The truth of the matter is the music industry has changed," Katy shared. "If there is someone out there that just comes out shining and blazing and with a different approach, then we're gonna lift them up and give them that platform."

So what are Lionel and Luke planning on bringing to the table this season? 

Check out the video above for the latest details! 

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