If you think being a judge on a music competition is only about spotting talent, Katy Perry wants you to think again. When we spoke to the American Idol judge, she told us that she and her fellow judges (Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan) are more interested in being mentors than critics, since they know what it’s like to be in the contestants’ shoes. (Click on the media bar below to hear Katy Perry)

 

The finalists have been chosen, and the live shows have begun — American Idol airs Sunday and Monday nights at 8/7c on ABC.

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