“Luke Bryan’s not cheap!” Did Blake Shelton advise Luke about his “American Idol” paycheck?

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By Music News Group

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteLuke Bryan is officially headed to the judges’ table for the new season of American Idol on ABC.

The “Light It Up” hitmaker will be seated alongside the legendary Lionel Richie and pop superstar Katy Perry, with Ryan Seacrest returning as the show’s host.

While there was lots of speculation about who’d ultimately end up on the panel, Luke apparently consulted his pal Blake Shelton — who’s on NBC’s competing show The Voice, of course — as he was entertaining the Idol offer. And apparently, Blake gave Luke some advice about negotiating his fee.

“I’m sure the executives at ABC …read more