Jelly Roll and Tori Kelly join ‘American Idol’ Season 22 as guest mentors

Jelly Roll performs on stage during 2024 New Year's celebration on Times Square in New York on December 31^ 2023.

Jelly Roll and Tori Kelly will appear in Season 22 of American Idol as guest mentors.

Jelly Roll performed “Save Me” with Lainey Wilson last season, and he also performed “Need A Favor” with contestant Oliver Steele. Kelly appeared on Season 9 of Idol, making it all the way to Hollywood Week. After her departure from the show, she released her EP Handmade Songs in 2012.

Both Jelly and Kelly’s episodes will tape at ‘Aulani: A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai’i,’ showcasing Idol hopefuls as they perform on the beach in front of judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and host Ryan Seacrest.

American Idol Season 22 airs on Sunday at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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