'American Idol' season 17 fans dish out on judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie and their most 'nothing' feedbacks

'American Idol' season 17 fans dish out on judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie and their most 'nothing' feedbacks

'American Idol' season 17 is heading to its grand finale and we will get to witness the Top 3 contestants battle it out one last time before the series reveals its title winner.

Ahead of its grand finale that is set to air live on Sunday night, the series also recently revealed that it has been renewed for the third season on ABC. Prior to 'American Idol' premiering on ABC, it ran for 15 seasons on Fox before they canceled the series. 

Being one of the longest-running reality TV competition series, 'American Idol' has a major fanbase. And compared to the ratings the series got when it first aired on ABC with season 16, it seems to be doing pretty good this season. It is currently the second most watched un-scripted series after 'The Bachelor'. 

Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie of the television show American Idol speak onstage during the ABC Television/Disney portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 8, 2018, in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Though the series revealed that it is renewed, there is no information about the judges. It is still unclear if the same judges will be returning or if there will be a change in the judges line-up. After the news of 'American Idol' being renewed for a new season was revealed, fans were overjoyed. But that didn't stop them from showcasing their disinterest in the current judges as they requested producers to change the judges. 

Fans on Reddit recently revealed what according to them is the most "nothing" feedback they have heard the judges give the contestants. "Anytime Lionel just resorts to saying 'vote!' and nothing else. So cryptic and uninspired," wrote a fan. 


Adding to that another fan said, "I think it was something like — 'Have you ever had a cheeseburger without ketchup and mustard? It's okay, but you brought the ketchup AND THE MUSTARD!"... "And some a thousand island too!"

"Wasn't it just this week Luke literally told someone 'I am not going to judge you'. And then the show just went on. That's pretty much the most 'nothing' you can get. I’m really hoping for better judges next season," wrote a fan. 

Another fan wrote, "Not this year but I’ll always remember Luke saying “I don’t even want America to hear my voice after that” when Gabby Barrett sang I Have Nothing."

Could their almost nothing feedback be the reason fans want new judges who would actually help contestants with their feedback? We will never know...  But what we will get to know soon is if the same judges are back next season or will we have new judges as fans requested. 

'American Idol' season 17 airs on Sunday night at 8 pm on ABC. Check your local listings for more information. 


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