Bebe Rexha, Luis Fonsi, Lea Michele & More Join 'American Idol' Reboot as Celeb Duet Partners

Bebe Rexha
Dennis Leupold

Bebe Rexha

The American Idol reboot has added a roster of celebrity guests who will sing with the show's top 24 contestants in a series of duets. The show, which will relaunch on ABC on March 11, announced on Friday (March 2) that the special event duets will air in April. The new panel stars judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, with host Ryan Seacrest returning to anchor the series, which had a colossal ratings run on Fox for 15 seasons before leaving the air in April 2016.

The list of acts who will hit the stage for duets includes: Banners, Aloe Blacc, Bishop Briggs, Cam, Colbie Caillat, Luis Fonsi, Andy Grammer, Lea Michele, Train's Pat Monahan, Rachel Platten, Bebe Rexha, Sugarland and Allen Stone.

Watch the celeb guest stars get psyched about their upcoming Idol duets below.


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