BOBBY BONES SERVES AS MENTOR TO TOP 24 CONTESTANTS ON ABC’S AMERICAN IDOL STARTING THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 8
Nashville, TN – April 6, 2018 – iHeartMedia’s Bobby Bones, “the biggest thing in country radio” (New York Times), is lending his expertise to hopeful contestants on this season of American Idol on ABC, with episodes set to air this Sunday, April 8 and next Sunday, April 15. With a proven track record for spotting and launching new talent on his “triumphant” (Billboard) nationally-syndicated The Bobby Bones Show, Bones is mentoring the top 24 contestants, meeting with each contender and helping them reach the next level in their artistry and performances.
Tune in to The ABC Television Network, SUNDAY, APRIL 8 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), and SUNDAY April 15 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT) streaming and on demand to catch Bones on American Idol.
The award-winning personality is also bringing his in-demand stand-up to fans across the country on his RED HOODIE COMEDY TOUR now. For tickets and additional information, visit bobbybonescomedy.com. Bones is set to release his second book “FAIL UNTIL YOU DON’T: FIGHT. GRIND. REPEAT.” on June 19, which follows his debut memoir “BARE BONES: I’M NOT LONELY IF YOU’RE READING THIS BOOK” (Dey Street Books), which landed at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers Lists.
Inducted into the National Radio Hall Of Fame as the youngest honoree ever, Bobby Bones has been dubbed “the most powerful man in country music” (Forbes). His nationally syndicated radio show The Bobby Bones Show reaches millions of listeners on more than 100+ stations and recently garnered its third ACM Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year, also earning a 2017 Country Music Association award for National Broadcast Personality of the Year. His popular podcast, BobbyCast, a “treasure trove of unusually candid anecdotes…” (Washington Post), recently surpassed 100 episodes and has been downloaded more than 2 million times. Bones sits down with top artists and songwriters – Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, John Mayer and Chris Stapleton to name a few – for in-depth personal interviews. The podcast’s overwhelming success has paved the way for Bones to launch the Nashville Podcast Network, an eclectic collection of seven podcast from a variety of Nashville-savvy hosts, giving listeners an inside look at the lifestyle and pop culture in Nashville.