FOX has “American Idol” and “X-Factor.” NBC has “The Voice.” Now, ABC is getting into the singing competition arena. The new show is called “Duets,” and features one of my heroes: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lionel Richie[/lastfm]!
[photogallerylink id=18086 align=right]I don’t have any real reason to call him a hero…other than the fact that he’s SUPER KOOL!
“Duets” hits the air this Summer, and stars not just Lionel. But, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jennifer Nettles[/lastfm] from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sugarland[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Robin Thicke[/lastfm] and another singing competition champion: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kelly Clarkson[/lastfm]!
All those singers will look for new talent , and each will pick two partners to duet weekly. At the end of it all, the big winner gets a Hollywood Records contract.
It looks like there’s gonna be a casting call! CLICK HERE to find out how YOU can become a star.
I’m sure, by now, you’ve heard tat Lionel is pursuing a country career. His new album will feature countrified versions of his pop hits. Here’s one of them: