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'American Idol' Is Being Renewed for a 17th Season & All Judges Will Return!

American Idol is coming back with another season!

The long-running singing competition, which was rebooted in 2018 on ABC, will return for another season, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Friday (May 4).

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The renewal includes deals with current judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie and host Ryan Seacrest.

The show’s current season saw its highest viewership since the premiere episode during its first live episode earlier in the week.

“We knew that American Idol on ABC would unleash an opportunity for singers from all walks of life to realize their dreams and that these incredible contestants would have America rooting for their success. I am thrilled that Katy, Luke, Lionel and Ryan will be back to once again embark on this Idol journey with us to discover the next crop of inspiring talent,” said ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey.

Orlando Bloom on Katy Perry: 'You Don't Pick Who You Fall in Love With'

Orlando Bloom gushed about Katy Perry in a new interview, and while they haven’t officially confirmed they’re dating again, it’s pretty clear from his quotes that they have a deep connection!

“She’s a remarkable human being, actually,” the 41-year-old actor told The Times.

“I wouldn’t have imagined anything happening. And, you know, when you get hit sideways you get hit sideways,” Orlando added. “You don’t pick who you fall in love with.”

This weekend, the apparent on-again couple were seen out together meeting the Pope!

Katy Perry Dresses as Snow White for Disney Night on 'American Idol'!

Katy Perry is getting into the Disney spirit!

The 33-year-old Witness pop superstar dressed up as Snow White as part of American Idol‘s Disney Night on Sunday evening (April 29).

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Katy was joined by some familiar, beloved Disney characters throughout the episode, as the contestants all hit the Idol stage to perform fan-favorite Disney songs.

Sadly, three of the Idol hopefuls did not make it through to the next round by the end of the episode. Find out who made it into the Top 7!

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Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom Visit the Colosseum in Rome!

Katy Perry and boyfriend Orlando Bloom couple up while visiting The Colosseum on Saturday (April 28) during a trip to Rome, Italy.

The on-again couple is currently in Italy, where Katy spoke with the Cura Foundation in Vatican City and met the Pope.

Katy and Orlando both took to their Instagram Stories to share some pics and videos from their adventures throughout the day.

Orlando even name-checked Russell Crowe and his Oscar-winning movie Gladiator while walking around The Colosseum.

FYI: Katy is wearing a Maje dress.

10+ pictures inside of the couple sight-seeing in Rome… More Here! »

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Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom Meet the Pope in Vatican City!

Katy Perry had a very important meeting in Italy Saturday morning!

The 33-year-old entertainer along with her “darling” Orlando Bloom, her mom Mary, and manager headed to Vatican City on Saturday (April 28) to attend a Mass led by Pope Francis.

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During the mass, the couple were photographed shaking hands with the leader of the Catholic church.

Katy was invited to Vatican City to speak with the Cura Foundation to discuss the foundation’s meditation and therapy sessions.

After the morning’s events, Katy and Orlando did some sightseeing around Rome where they took to their Instagram Stories to share their adventures at The Colosseum!

Check out some photos in the gallery!

FYI: Katy is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

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