Luke and Blake definitely talked before Bryan signed on for Idol — but what they said is anyone’s guess

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By Music News Group

Capitol NashvilleShortly after it was announced that Luke Bryan would be part of the new judges’ panel on ABC’s relaunch of American Idol, Blake Shelton indicated that the two had discussed the possibility before Luke made his final decision.

At the opening of his new bar and restaurant, Ole Red Tishomingo, Blake seemed to indicate to Entertainment Tonight that he and Luke had talked about money. The host of NBC’s rival The Voice even joked that ABC was probably mad at him because of what they’re having to pay Luke.

Following his first appearance with fellow judges Lionel Richie and Katy Perry …read more