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Jennifer, Harry & Keith: First “American Idol” Promo Pic!

Posted Wednesday September 4, 2013 1:30 PM GMT

With auditions for the upcoming season of “American Idol” starting this week, the new judges’ panel just released their first group shot.

Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban all look like they’re ready to rock while seated behind their judges’ table.

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Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick Jr: “American Idol” Bound

Posted Tuesday September 3, 2013 11:15 AM GMT

The judging situation over at “American Idol” has been in flux for quite some time, but earlier today (September 3) things finally got straightened out.

According to a press release from the FOX Network, returning judge Keith Urban will be joined by alum Jennifer Lopez and newcomer Harry Connick Jr.

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Harry Connick Jr. Confirmed as "American Idol" Judge

Posted Saturday August 31, 2013 5:00 PM GMT

In negotiations after Dr. Luke dropped from the running, Harry Connick Jr. will officially join the judges panel of "American Idol."

Multiple sources confirm the news of who would be joining Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez in the 13th season.

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Producers Scramble to Find "American Idol" Judge After Dr. Luke Falls Through

Posted Thursday August 29, 2013 8:55 PM GMT

Wanting to be an "American Idol" judge so badly, the music producer known as “Dr. Luke” reportedly offered his bosses at Sony Music $6 million to let him do it. However, Sony said no because its competitor, Universal Music Group, holds the rights to “Idol” recordings; the musical “doctor” would essentially be helping Sony’s rival make millions.

“Idol” wanted Dr. Luke because of his impressive music industry credentials and he was reportedly offered $12 million to join the panel.

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Dr. Luke Drops Out of “American Idol” Judging Panel

Posted Tuesday August 27, 2013 9:35 AM GMT

He seemed like the perfect complement to Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban at the “American Idol” judge’s table, but it turns out Dr. Luke can’t take the gig.

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Report: Dr. Luke to Join "American Idol" Judging Panel

Posted Sunday August 25, 2013 1:09 PM GMT

After much speculation as to who would fill the third judges' seat on the new season of "American Idol," Lukasz Gottwald has signed on for the job.

According to E! News, the music producer, who is better known as Dr. Luke officially inked the deal after Will.i.am turned the gig down.

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Report: Kanye West Turned Down Spot on "American Idol"

Posted Tuesday August 20, 2013 11:59 PM GMT

In what could have been quite a treat for audiences, Kanye West reportedly turned down a judge's position on this season's "American Idol."

According to Us Weekly, the "New Slaves" rapper was offered the third spot on judge's table for the upcoming 13th season.

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Jennifer Lopez Set to Return to "Idol," According to Casper Smart

Posted Friday August 16, 2013 10:56 PM GMT

Not a single judge who’s left “American Idol” has ever come back. Not Paula, not Ellen, not Simon. But now, it looks like Jennifer Lopez could be the first panelist to return to the judging block.

As the aging series enters its 13th season, JLo’s boyfriend Caspar Smart says “yes,” his lady has agreed to return. He let the news slip while promoting his new show “A Step Away.”

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