A new version of American Idol is about to take hold on ABC in 2018. Ryan Seacrest is on board to host the resurrected series.
But before that happens, Seacrest’s production company is launching a different kind of talent competition on YouTube. And all they’re looking for is who can deliver the Best.Cover.Ever.
Series Synopsis: Best.Cover.Ever. is a music competition show from executive producer Ryan Seacrest, hosted by Ludacris, where cover artists from around the world compete for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to collaborate with superstar artists.
The showÂ is relying on some seriously A-List forces from the world of music to help out with this search.
Each episode features a different superstar. Demi Lovato popped up in the premiere released earlier this week:
Episode 1: Demi Lovato
Episode 2: Katy Perry (who is also one of the judges on the new American Idol)
Episode 3: Jason Derulo
Episode 4 Clip: Charlie Puth
Episode 5 Clip: Backstreet Boys
Flo Rida and Keith Urban are also making appearances during this ten episode season. Here’s the rollout schedule:
Series Launches Exclusively on YouTube
Eps 1: Demi Lovato and finalists Anthem Lights (Nashville, TN) AHMIR (Boston, MA)
Episode sponsored by LISTERINEÂ®
Eps 2: Katy Perry and finalists Riley Biederer (Atlanta, GA) & LYNK (Adelaide, Aus.)
Episode sponsored by LISTERINEÂ®
Eps 3: Jason Derulo and finalists Undecided Future (Orange County, CA) & Aspen (Huntsville, AL) Episode sponsored by AVEENOÂ®
Eps 4: Charlie Puth and finalists Tyler & Ryan (Bristol, RI) & Joselyn Rivera (Miami, FL) Episode sponsored by ACUVUEÂ® Brand Contact Lenses
Eps 5: Backstreet Boys and finalists The Janes (Plainview, NY) & Party Like Itâ€™s… (Washington, D.C.) Episode sponsored by NEUTROGENAÂ®
Eps 6: Flo Rida and finalists Halocene (Avondale, AZ) & Marty Ray Project (Memphis, TN) Episode sponsored by OGXÂ®
Eps 7: Nicky Jam and finalists Next Town Down (Los Angeles, CA) & Talia (Las Vegas, NV) Episode sponsored by NEUTROGENAÂ®
Eps 8: Bebe Rexha and finalists Two Less Lonely (Miami, FL) & Double-Faced Eels (Riga, Latvia) Episode sponsored by ACUVUEÂ® Brand Contact Lenses
Eps 9: DNCE and finalists Lesha x ELM (Manila, Philippines) & Will Makar (Houston, TX) Episode sponsored by AVEENOÂ®
Eps 10: Keith Urban and finalists HisStory (Atlanta, GA) & Emma Lynn White (Nashville, TN) Episode sponsored by AVEENOÂ®
Best.Cover.Ever. airs exclusively on YouTube.
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