Tori Kelly Reflects On Being An ‘American Idol’ Mentor After Season 9 Audition: It’s ‘Full-Circle’

“American Idol” is heading to Disney’s Aulani Resort in Oahu, Hawaii, with the Top 24 contestants! Judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan will be there, and so will “Idol” mentors Tori Kelly and Jelly Roll. Access Hollywood guest correspondent Emily Orozco spoke to them about taking on the roles. Plus, Tori shared how becoming a mentor was “very full-circle” for her after her audition for the show more than 14 years ago. “American Idol” airs Sundays and Mondays at 8/7c on ABC, with its Aulani episodes airing on April 7 and 8.