The American Idol reboot has set a premiere date of March 11, at 8PM ET on ABC. Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry will serve as judges for the competition.
Auditions for American Idol began in August and so far auditions have taken place in 23 cities across the country. Auditions also took place online.
American Idol has had a history of launching the careers of country artists. The competition launched the careers of Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, and Taylor Hicks.