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Katy Perry Is Going To Make $25 Million For Helping Pick The Next “American Idol”

Katy Perry Is Going To Make 25 Million dollars For Helping Pick The Next American Idol featureKaty Perry’s addition to the “American Idol” reboot is costing ABC a pretty penny. Actually, according to TMZ, it’s costing the network two and a half billion pennies as the network is paying Katy $25 million for the season.

TMZ previously reported that Katy was offered $20 million to take a spot on the show in 2012, but she turned that down. Her new rumored compensation is not only higher than that offer, it’s apparently also more than host Ryan Seacrest was making at the show’s peak.

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Katy Perry Lands A Judge’s Chair On The Next Season Of “American Idol”

Katy Perry Will Judge You...If You Audition For The Next Season Of American Idol featureKaty Perry is continuing her Miley Cyrus impression. After that drastic haircut had her looking the part, the latest news is that Katy will be joining a reality singing competition show on network TV. Katy’s not trying to take Miley’s spot on “The Voice,” but she is joining the ABC reboot of “American Idol” coming in 2018. Katy announced the news on social media.

The “Bon Appétit” singer also shared that she was “honored and thrilled” to be joining the show. Katy wants to make some “dreams come true” and she seems to have an especially keen interest in “discovering diamonds in the rough.” Katy promised to bring it “back to the MUSIC” in her announcement tweet.

While it’s easy to assume that Katy will take over for Paula Abdul as the resident washed-up pop star, fans had mixed reactions to the news. While KatyCats celebrated their idol’s new gig, Taylor Swift fans had something else in mind. Several tweeted requests for someone to audition for the show singing “Bad Blood,” Taylor’s song that she claims isn’t about Katy but everyone knows is.

Check out Katy’s announcement below, plus some fan tweets about “Bad Blood.” And look out for a Swiftie trolling Katy next year on “American Idol.”

(Photo credit: Katy Perry VEVO YouTube account)

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Sia Wigs Out On American Idol

SiaSia appeared on last night’s episode of “American Idol,” which featured a segment dedicated to her music. The singer mentored the remaining top 5 contestants while they rehearsed her songs to perform during the show.

Sia also took the stage to perform “Cheap Thrills” from her album “This Is Acting” with dancers re-enacting the recently-released music video for the song.

Check out Sia’s performance below.

(Photo credit: Youtube)

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Sia Is Headed To “American Idol”

Sia On IdolSia will appear on tonight’s episode of “American Idol.” The singer will be mentoring the remaining five contestants, and she will also be performing.

Sia’s episode airs tonight on Fox at 8/7c.

Will you be tuning in?

(Photo credit: Sia and Rolling Stone Twitter accounts)

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Demi Lovato Is Bringing A “Stone Cold” Front To “American Idol”

Demi Lovato Is Bringing A Stone Cold Front To American IdolDemi Lovato is set to perform “Stone Cold” on tomorrow’s episode of “American Idol.” One of the show’s judges, Harry Connick Jr, will also be performing live for this week’s result show.

Watch the video teaser for tomorrow night’s episode that airs at 8/7c below.

Are you excited to see Demi perform?

(Photo credit: Rolling Stone and American Idol Twitter accounts)

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