Famed radio DJ, comic and best-selling writer Bobby Bones is ready to affix American Idol because the present’s in-house mentor. The information was introduced throughout “Country Night” on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. Last season, Bones joined the highest 24 Idol hopefuls as they ready to take the stage with their all-star movie star duet companions. In his expanded function this season, the award-winning character will supply his trade experience all through the competitors, serving to contenders attain the subsequent stage of their artistry and performances.
Inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame because the youngest honoree ever, Bobby Bones has been dubbed “probably the most highly effective man in nation music” (Forbes). His nationally syndicated radio present The Bobby Bones Show reaches hundreds of thousands of listeners on almost 140 stations and just lately garnered its third ACM Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year, additionally incomes a 2017 Country Music Association award for National Broadcast Personality of the Year. His fashionable podcast, BobbyForged, just lately surpassed 100 episodes and has been downloaded greater than six million occasions. Bones can be a two-time New York Times No. 1 best-selling writer, touring slapstick comedian, philanthropist and chart-topping comedy artist – a real “jack of all trades” (ESPN).
American Idol is returning to The ABC Television Network for the 2018-2019 season, after first making its return to airwaves because the No. 1 actuality present launch for its inaugural season on the community throughout the 2017-2018 season. Helping to seek out the subsequent singing sensation are music trade legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy-winning producer Ryan Seacrest can even return as host. The beloved singing competitors sequence just lately accomplished its open name Bus Tour auditions, visiting 24 cities throughout the nation in a nationwide seek for the subsequent celebrity. Judge auditions are at the moment underway in choose cities throughout the nation.