Wow! Is American Idol really aiming for an all-alumni judging panel? This crazy – crazy good? crazy bad? not sure yet! – rumor seems to be true, and Jennifer Hudson is reportedly the first one to sign on the dotted line.
E! News reports that Jennifer will judge season 13 of American Idol with two other former contestants. Sources claim that producers want Kelly Clarkson, who is purportedly thisclose to accepting the gig, and either Adam Lambert or Clay Aiken.
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As we previously reported, American Idol is desperate to return to its roots, and Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, and Nicki Minaj are not part of that plan. About the new direction, one source says, "It's Idol alums bringing in the next generation."
Familiar faces – check! Highlight the fact that American Idol has (and The Voice has not) produced top-selling artists – check! American Idol thrives once again – we shall see!
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