Back when the news of ABC’s new singing competition first broke, fans weren’t sure what to make of the news. Another singing competition in an arguably over-crowded landscape? That doesn’t stop anyone. Since the announcement, ABC has made a change to one of the stars that will be singing with the show’s contestants. John Legend, joining Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles, and Robin Thicke,will be replacing Lionel Richie for reasons that have gone unexplained.
Duets doesn’t premiere until May 24 at 8/7c, but ABC finally unveiled the contestants that will be performing alongside the aforementioned stars for the show’s first ever title. Check out the contestant photos and bios below. Will you be watching? Who will YOU be rooting for?