During Season 27 of Dancing With The Stars, a contestant on the show Bobby Bones also got to announce another exciting new venture of his career. After a successful few appearances as a mentor to the Top 24 contestants on American Idol's return season, ABC announced Bones as the full season in-house mentor for the upcoming season of American Idol.
Ahead of this new role, judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie extended some advice to Bones via People Magazine. Both Bryan and Richie are excited for the new role and Bones to return to the show, but Richie shared that Bones will have to come into the show "with some gloves on." Watch their full pieces of advice below.
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