American Idol Season 13 Judges Officially Set
Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.03.2013
Who are the three chosen?
Zap2It reports that the judges for season 13 of American Idol will be Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. While all three have been more or less known for some time, FOX officially announced the lineup today. Randy Jackson will also return as an in-house mentor, replacing Jimmy Iovine. Ryan Seacrest will continue to host.
Connick Jr. said: "I have always been a huge fan of 'American Idol' and really enjoyed my time as a mentor on the show and I am honored that they've asked me to be a judge this season. As an entertainer, I am truly excited to bring my perspective to 'American Idol,' and to help emerging performers find their way."
Urban added: "I think this season of 'Idol' is gonna be a blast. New team, new energy and a whole new field of artists to be discovered and given a chance!"