This fall, American Idol is coming back for its thirteenth season and it’s bringing some familiar faces to help discover new talent!
Former judge Jennifer Lopez and newcomer Harry Connick Jr. will be joining Keith Urban, the only judge to return from last season, which saw the departure of Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj.
so excited to be on @AmericanIdol!!! i've already judged my wife and daughters like three times this morning. do they sell gavels on amazon?— Harry Connick, Jr. (@HarryConnickJR) September 3, 2013
so excited to be on @AmericanIdol!!! i've already judged my wife and daughters like three times this morning. do they sell gavels on amazon?
Musical man Harry took to Twitter to express his excitement about joining the judges of AI, for which he has served as in-house mentor during the show’s tenth season.
And that’s not the only role reversal to expect this season! It was also revealed that original judge Randy Jackson will appear on the show this season, serving as the in-house mentor for contestants.
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Of course, there is one member of the newly minted American Idol Dream Team that’s always in: Ryan Seacrest! He’ll continue to host the long-standing singing competition.
Who would be on your Idol Dream Team?
American Idol returns to FOX in January 2014.
#IDOL2014TheRemix ...see ya soon— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) September 3, 2013
#IDOL2014TheRemix ...see ya soon
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