American Idol is in full swing with Season 13 and musical director Ricky Minor is back after leaving the show 3 seasons ago. The show has new producers, new judge Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban who returned to the judging panel this year.
The Top 10 contestants who will be going on the American Idol summer tour are: Jena Irene, CJ Harris, Alex Preston, Malaya Watson, Jessica Muese, Caleb Johnson, Majesty Rose, Dexter Roberts, Sam Woolf and Mk Nobilette.
I spoke with Ricky Minor backstage after a recent show taping. Click on the video link to see what he has to say about being back on Idol, the new set up, Allison Iraheta and more.
American Idol airs on Wednesdays and Thursdays on Fox.