New 'American Idol' judges announced

  • After many rumors, it has been officially announced that Henry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez along with Keith Urban are the new judges for the new season of 'American Idol'. 

    This has been done in order to improve line-up with viewers and this is also the first time that all three judges on the show are singers. 

    There has been an announcement regarding Randy Jackson who had left along with the previous judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. He is expected to be back as an in-house mentor to the Idol contestants. 

    Lopez is returning to the show after a two season run and Urban's return had been announced last month. 

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