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Ludacris Will Be A Judge On A New Singing Show

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Ludacris won’t just be hosting the Billboard Music Awards this year. The rapper is also slatted to judge a new singing competition show on ABC. The Atlanta rapper will join pop singer Ke$ha and country artist Brad Paisley on the expert panel of Rising Star.

Much like “American Idol,” the panel will offer feedback on performances while America votes.

According to Entertainment Weekly the show is hosted by singer Josh Groban and will feature contestants performing in front of a giant video wall. Viewers will be allowed to vote in real time as the singer performs, then results will pop up on the wall. Based on the at home viewers marks the video wall will rise revealing the singer to the studio audience.

Ludacris will appear with his new team Sunday, May 18 on the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

[via Entertainment]

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