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‘American Idol’: Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick Jr.’s First Pic

Wed, September 4, 2013 11:42am EDT by Andy Swift 10 Comments
American Idol Season 13
Courtesy of Fox

The trinity of judgment has officially assembled! Are you excited for ‘Idol’ to return in January?

Fresh off the confirmation that Keith UrbanJennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. are all officially judging American Idol‘s 13th season, Fox has released the first promotional picture of the three judges in ‘action.’ Not pictured is Randy Jackson, who will be serving as an in-house mentor.

It’s obvious Fox wanted to scale back after last season’s dramatic panel, which seemed to constantly revolve around Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj‘s bitter rivalry. Swapping that cantankerous duo for newbie Harry and veteran J. Lo will certainly ease tensions on set; I can’t imagine either of them threatening to shoot the other. (Yeah, that happened. Never forget.)

HollywoodLifers, do you think Idol found the perfect trio to judge season 13? Analyze the group photo, then drop a comment with your thoughts on the judges!

— Andy Swift

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