Country superstar Luke Bryan has tested positive for COVID-19. “I’m unfortunately I won’t take part in tonight’s first live The American Idol Show show,” the judge tweeted on Monday, April 12. “I tested positive for COVID, but I’m succeeding and expect to being back in internet marketing soon.”
Based on the CDC, a ten-day quarantine period is needed after testing positive for coronavirus. Consequently, Luke, 44, will probably miss the 2021 ACM Awards on Sunday, April 18. The “One Margarita” singer is nominated for Album of the season for Born Here Live Here Die Here and Performer of the season.
Furthermore, Luke was slated to do at the wedding. Because it stands, the Georgia native has yet to comment whether he’ll create a virtual appearance in the Academy of New Bands Awards.
While Luke will certainly be missed on The American Idol Show, ABC does their finest to compensate for it! Original judge Paula Abdul is going to be coming back like a guest star. “The secret’s out … I’m beyond excited to create my go back to the judge’s desk on The American Idol Show TONIGHT,” Paula, 58, tweeted on Monday, April 12.
The “Straight Up” artist would be a judge on The American Idol Show from 2002 to 2009. At that time, the series aired on FOX. This is Paula’s very first because the hit singing competition gone to live in ABC in 2018.
Obviously, Luke is going to be back fulfilling his role when he’s removed! However, filming The American Idol Show among the coronavirus pandemic is a challenge for him and fellow idol judges Katy Perry and Lionel Richie since the first day.
“The interesting factor is simply attempting to navigate all the new rules of COVID-19,” Luke told People in Feb 2021. “One tricky factor quite a bit of occasions throughout the audition process, contestants can get very, very emotional and it’ll be a psychological situation on their behalf. The truth that me and Lionel and Katy can’t go out there and perform the human element — hug and show support and love, is extremely, very tough.”
Make sure to tune into The American Idol Show on ABC every sunday and Mondays at 8:00 p.m. ET, out on another forget to look at the 2021 American New Bands Awards on CBS on Sunday, April 18, at 8:00 p.m. ET.