‘A.I.’ producers think Richie’s legendary music career makes him a perfect pick … credibility and a knack for honing in on what will become popular. Richie is also extremely outgoing, which makes for good TV.
Katy Perry gets $25 million — which essentially blew their intended judge’s budget. And Ryan Seacrest is about to sign a deal to host the new version for somewhere between $10M and $15M. So how much do you think Lionel Richie will get?
Lionel is currently on tour with Mariah Carey, and will be playing in Toronto August 24th
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