With news breaking just a little while ago that Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan will be joining Katy Perry on the judging panel when American Idol returns to primetime in January, let's take a look back at the plenty of New Jersey links in the show's history.
Stop what you're doing right now.
Stop what you're doing, go online, and find the quickest way to get yourself to Houston, TX tomorrow.
That's the last date on the U.S. leg of 2017's Queen + Adam Lambert tour.
But after their rousing success and glowing reviews, hopefully they'll load up the trailers again (at least 5 full sized ones that I could see) and get back on American soil sometime soon.
Huge congratulations go out to Beachwood's Courtney Zahn! Not only did she make it through the auditions to the Hollywood round on American Idol last night, but she blew the judges away, with Adam Lambert saying that she's, "...far more polished than a lot of the people that come in here". Check out her audition:
There have been plenty of times in music history where bands have replaced members. Some high profile examples are the Peter Gabriel/Phil Collins swap with Genesis and the David Lee Roth/Sammy Hagar swap with Van Halen.