Randy and Nicki may be leaving the ‘American Idol’ judges table, but Keith tells HollywoodLife.com that he’d love to continue being a judge on the show! Do you think Keith should return next season?
Now that Randy Jackson and Nicki Minaj aren’t returning to the next season of American Idol, everyone is curious about the fate of the remaining judges. If it’s up to Keith Urban, he’ll be returning! On May 15, HollywoodLife.com caught up with Keith backstage at American Idol, and he told us his feelings about staying on as a judge next season!
Keith Urban Returning To ‘American Idol’?
When Keith was asked if he wanted to return next season, he responded, “I would, yeah.” He added, “I literally enjoy coming to work every day and that’s a rarity.”
There’s no word yet whether or not Keith or Mariah Carey will be returning next season. Do you think Keith should return as a judge?
Randy Jackson & Nicki Minaj Leaving ‘American Idol’
On May 9, Randy revealed that he is leaving American Idol after 12 seasons on the show. Randy told E! News:
Yo! Yo! Yo! To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on American Idol I have decided it is time to leave after this season. I am very proud of how we forever changed television and the music industry. It’s been a life changing opportunity but I am looking forward to focusing on my company Dream Merchant 21 and other business ventures.
On May 16, a source told Us Weekly that it would also be Nicki’s last season. “It’s safe to say she isn’t coming back to Idol,” the source revealed. “She’s OK with it. She had a great time, but was only going to do one season anyway.”
HollywoodLifers, do YOU want Keith to return as a judge? Vote below!
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— Reporting by Russ Weakland, Written by Jenny Pickard
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