Will Next ‘Idol’ Judge be Nick Jonas, Diddy, Alanis or …
by Angela Nazworth | August 9, 2012 5:42 pm
Auditions for the next season of American Idol have been under way for about two months, but the show’s still short a judge or two — and time is running out.
Earlier this summer we learned that J.Lo and Steven Tyler are out, Mariah Carey is in, country cutie Brad Paisley is a maybe and Randy Jackson will sorta, kinda be involved with the show in some fashion. Maybe Jackson will be a judge, maybe he won’t, but the king Dawg has told various media outlets on several occasions that he’ll be back.
This week, a few more names were tossed around the Idol rumor mill. Here’s list of celebs who might be the next judge on the show that’s slated to air in January.
- Nick Jonas: The 19-year-old member of the Jonas Brothers (Source: US Weekly)
- Pharrell Williams: N.E.R.D rapper (Source: US Weekly, New York Daily News)
- Sean “Diddy” Combs: Superstar rapper (Source: E!)
- Alanis Morissette: Canadian/American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress (Source: Perez Hilton)
One person who won’t be an Idol judge this coming season is Pink. The edgy rocker has reportedly turned down judges chairs at Idol, X-Factor and The Voice.
- American Idol: https://auditions.americanidol.com/
- J.Lo and Steven Tyler: http://investorplace.com/2012/07/american-idol-loses-two-judges-in-24-hours/
- Mariah Carey: http://investorplace.com/2012/07/meet-the-newest-big-name-american-idol-judge/
- Brad Paisley: http://investorplace.com/2012/07/the-country-star-being-courted-as-an-american-idol-judge/
- US Weekly: http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/nick-jonas-pharrell-williams-in-talks-to-become-new-american-idol-judges-2012307
- New York Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/pharrell-williams-a-top-candidate-a-new-judge-american-idol-article-1.1132109?localLinksEnabled=false
- E!: http://www.eonline.com/news/336673/american-idol-wants-sean-diddy-combs
- Perez Hilton: http://perezhilton.com/2012-08-09-alanis-morissette-could-be-joining-american-idol#.UCQVCqN40wc
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