With these three judges named as the powers that be in the resurrection of American Idol’s
storied career, they’ll have to live up to some legendary predecessors. Most notably, there’re two sets of judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie will have to follow in the footsteps of, and it’s of course, the first and last line-ups that were present on the show. Both the initial years that features Simon Cowell
, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson, as well as the last couple of years that boasted Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. were pretty high up in the chemistry department, as well as star power.