Katy Perry has blessed us with numerous hits in the past decade. Her talents and capability are widely praised in the music community. With that reputation and expertise, she took a few shots at singing competition shows.
While doing press for the American Idol in a sit-down on “The View,” Katy had a few things to say about the state of singing competition shows. The popstar complained about the shows’ capability to produce superstars frequently. She wanted the shows to be more about the participants and not the judges.
“Can I add, though, that this is the only singing show, and I know there’s a few of them out there, that has… that still creates superstars. And is still continually creating superstars. Like, just a couple seasons ago, Gabby Barrett was on, and now she’s a country superstar with tons of awards. On tour. So, lives are being changed. And it’s not about the judges. It really, truly is about giving this opportunity over to these kids.”
Perry’s explanation about the whole matter subtly pointed towards “The Voice.” In the interview, the judges talked about the evolving talent on American Idol and what season 20 will bring. Katy later claimed that the show she’s a part of is the only one that creates household names.
The legendary Lionel Richie and country heartthrob Luke Bryan also share the judges’ seat alongside Perry. The judges recently stopped by “Good Morning America” on February 22 to share some information about the upcoming season. Richie and Bryan were asked about their chemistry with Perry as they have been judging together for three years.
“I think it’s gotten better. Honestly, it’s gotten better. Because now, I mean, when we first got in, Luke didn’t know Katy, I knew Luke, but I was wondering if that was going to work… Obviously, 15 seconds after they met, they were old friends.”
The American Idol is set to return for its monumental 20th season on February 27, 2022. Katy Perry is an established singer herself and with prolific artists like Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan beside her, only the bests can come through.
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