‘American Idol’ Sets 2021 Premiere Date

'American Idol' Judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Hosts Bobby Bones and Ryan Seacrest; Photo Courtesy of Gavin Bond/ABC
Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Bobby Bones and Ryan Seacrest; Photo Courtesy of Gavin Bond/ABC
'American Idol' Judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Hosts Bobby Bones and Ryan Seacrest; Photo Courtesy of Gavin Bond/ABC

It’s official – American Idol will return for its fourth season at ABC on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

The network revealed the news on Tuesday (Nov. 10) and judge Luke Bryan and in-house mentor Bobby Bones took to social media to share their excitement.

“Mark your calendars for 2021,” Bryan wrote.

“Well, Valentine’s Day just got a little sweeter,” Bones shared.

 

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2021 here we come! A new season of #AmericanIdol premieres February 14 on ABC! #TheNextIdol

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The upcoming season will feature returning judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, in-house mentor Bobby Bones and longtime host Ryan Seacrest.

American Idol auditions are underway once again with “Idol Across America” virtual auditions. Fans can learn more about the audition process by clicking HERE.