Introducing: Season 10 American Idol JudgesCategory: Entertainment
The tenth season of the hit FOX musical reality series American Idol is set to premiere this January 19, 2011.
Yes, it has already been that long that the show has been running. And for ten seasons, American Idol has helped discovered stars who truly shine above all the rest.
Of course, deciding from among the thousands of participants who will walk away with a record deal and the fame and fortune that are sure to come along with it would not be possible without the judges, the American Idol judges.
And this season, there are going to be major changes in who the judges will be.
Gone are the original judges since the very first season, Paula Abdul who left at the end of Season 8 and Simon Cowell who left at the end of Season 9. The only one left from the power trio is Randy Jackson.
Also gone are judges Kara DioGuardi and Ellen Degeneres from Season 9.
Who are the new American Idol judges?
For American Idol Season 10, there will be 3 judges. Randy Jackson is of course there. The other two?
Surprise, surprise! Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.
Well, not really that surprising since the two are considered one of the most famous singers of their own times and music genre. They are very talented in their own right so they should also know how to look for talents right? That remains to be seen.
The lead singer of the seminal rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.
He is also known as the “Demon of Screamin'” and is equally known for his on-stage acrobatics. During his high-energy performances, he usually dresses in bright, colorful outfits with his trademark scarves hanging from his microphone stand.
He recently was included among Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Singers. He was also ranked 3rd on Hit Parader’s Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. In 2001 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Aerosmith.
Tension flared between Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and Tyler due to Tyler’s plans to become a talent judge on American Idol. Perry criticized Tyler for not consulting the rest of the band, saying that he “found out on the internet, like the rest of the world” and that nobody else in the band knew anything about it.
For fans of the silver screen, he is most famous at the father of the beautiful Liv Tyler [source: Wikipedia]
Often nicknamed J.Lo, she is an American actress, singer, record producer, dancer, television personality, fashion designer and television producer.
Lopez began her career as a dancer on the television comedy program In Living Color. She subsequently ventured into acting and gained recognition in the 1995 action-thriller Money Train. Lopez’s first leading role was in the biographical film Selena (1997), in which she earned an ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress. She earned her second ALMA Award for her performance in the 1998 film Out of Sight. She then starred in the romantic comedies such as The Wedding Planner (2001) and Maid in Manhattan (2002). Lopez had bigger commercial successes with Shall We Dance? (2004) and Monster-in-Law (2005).
In 1999, Lopez released her debut studio album On the 6, which spawned the number one hit single, “If You Had My Love”. Her second studio album, J.Lo (2001), was a commercial success, selling eight million copies worldwide. J to tha L-O!: The Remixes (2002), became her second consecutive album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200. Her third and fourth studio albums—This Is Me… Then (2002) and Rebirth (2005)—peaked at number two on the Billboard 200. In 2007, Lopez released two albums, including her first full Spanish-language album, Como Ama una Mujer, and her fifth English studio album, Brave. She won the 2003 American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and the 2007 American Music Award for Favorite Latin Artist. To date, Lopez has sold over 25 million albums worldwide. Lopez was ranked the 27th Artist of the 2000–10 decade by Billboard. [source: Wikipedia]
The tenth season of American Idol is scheduled to premiere on January 19, 2011, on Fox. This will be the first season for which 15 year-olds may audition.
How do you think Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez will fare?
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