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Joe Jonas To Judge American Idol, Maybe Kelly Clarkson

Joe Jonas To Judge American Idol, Maybe Kelly Clarkson

Joe Jonas (that’s the middle Jonas Brother) will serve as a guest judge at next week’s audition series for the reality competition series.

“At this stage it doesn’t look like Paula [Abdul] will be replaced by one person,” an insider told Pop Tarts. “The celebrity judges are working really well for now.”

Other celebs joining Season 9 regular judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi include Shania Twain, Jennifer Lopez, Victoria Beckham and Mary J Blige.

The original American Idol Kelly Clarkson is in negotiations to also guest judge.

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  • nick

    but joe can’t even sing…

  • jaslene

    damn.. i wanted it to be Nick :( but i still love Joe

  • Wendy

    Abdul’s departure could be the best thing that has happened to AI!!!!

    How refreshing it will be to see a variety of these celeb characthers, i will tune in for sure.

  • Fergie Fan !

    Joe is SO SO HOT, but honestly HE’S GOT NO TALENT AT ALL !!!!!

  • kenza

    Joe Jonas?? They would never let him say something mean! lol

  • mary

    aww yay for kelly and joe too!
    i love both kelly clarkson and the jonas brothers.
    i wish each brother got a turn to guest judge though.
    they are all amazingly talented and have great voices.

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o l

    other than mary j known of those judges can actually sing themselves.

  • megan

    @I n F a m o u s l y C o o l:

    have u actually heard of Shania Twain… she has an amazing voice she is beatiuful! and can! sing live!

  • luci

    im excited about this new celebrity judge thing!
    when does AI start?

    i wonder what it’ll be like! :)

  • http://unknown unknown

    what about enrique iglesias?

  • mickey

    Joe Jonas is a cartoon character. These contestants are going to be judged by a cartoon character, who will be a “Dancing With the Stars” contestant in about 5 years when his fans grow up and realize his “music” is tragically bad.

  • mickey

    And one more thing…

    I would be all kinds of offended if I was on American Idol and got dissed by someone like Joe Jonas. I mean he HAS NO TALENT…like AT ALL.

  • lEElEE

    Joe is HOT SWEET FUNNY and he has a GREAT VOICE!!

    I can’t wait to see him.

  • sytycdfan

    What kind of talent does Joe have in singing?! I’ve watched videos of him singing live, and the boy can’t even differentiate a sharp from a flat.

  • anywho

    @mickey: I agree, lol

  • Jackkkkie

    i love joe and all, but i really cant see him being an AI judge.
    i cant see him criticizing and breaking people’s dreams.
    its not very disney-esque to do that is it?

  • Jackkkkie

    i love joe and all but i just cant see him being an AI judge.
    cant really see him criticizing and breaking dreams.
    its not very disney-esque to do that is it?

  • jamie

    Good for kelly clarkson she is the best idol with the best talent by far, but I agree with the earlier comment that if you sing for joe jonas then you are gonna sound better than him no matter what you sound like. Joe jonas cannot sing worth sh*t and to all the people who think he does are just deaf and being manipulated by disney to gain more profits. Also, we all know in 5 years he’ll be strolling along the streets of san francisco with his butt buddy with his career behind him.

  • joe

    Who are these people. Are they good enough to replace Paula.

  • Amanda

    This is sickening. He has no musical talent so how on earth can he be expected to judge others’ talent!?!?! This show is turning into a joke and that’s coming from a huge fan of it.

  • sassy

    I love Kelly Clarkson. She is the whole reason I am a fan of A.I. She is so talented, and the best American Idol ever. I hope she will also sing on there if she guest judges. SHE IS AMAZING LIVE. Now I am looking forward to the new A.I. season.

  • xx

    Wtf? The Jonas boys only have like 3 songs. I don’t even think any of them did that well…. wtf? what makes him sooo eligible to judge? Who says he even has any talent himself?!

  • Me!!!

    I didn’t know the requirement to judge a singing contest is to sound like you’re releasing a hernia. Hmm…Interesting.

  • Jef

    if they take someone they should take Kelly Clarkson because at least the should take someone who can sign well

  • jmz

    Joe Jonas will be a GUEST JUDGE on American Idol 9th season!!!


    Why not, Nick? Nick can do all things in music, like singing, playing guitar, piano and drum.

    Anyway, I believe Joe can do at his best as one of the famous celebrities judges for American Idol.

    American Idol 9th season would be so amazing.

  • anonymous

    Speaking of Joe Jonas, look at this video about a girl in love with a cardboard cutout of him…

  • shan

    omj. someone put that the jonasbrothers ‘have only like 3 songs’ dont be stupid. they have made four albums so far and each its great! so could you stop insulting joe and shut up?
    ps: they can sing live and they do a great job of it.

  • Beth

    Why is everyone being so horrible about Joe?
    He DOES have talent and has alot more than all you boneheads out there.
    He deserves to be a judge on American Idol and he definately doesn’t deserve to be taking all this crap from you guys.

    And in reply to ‘xx’, Actually the Jonas Brothers have hundreds of songs so don’t just assume something that you know nothing about.


  • Beth

    And I totally agree with ‘Shan’. So, thankyou.

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  • Anne

    I am so excited! Joe is AMAZING.

  • Carley

    JOE JONAS ON AI!! what has this world come to. He doesnt even sing he just plays the tamborin, very poorly i might add. if they are going to have a jonas brother as a guest judge it might as well be nick

  • Carley

    but i do have to agree with Shan they do have more than 4 albums and some of the songs are well thought out

  • Brooke

    excuse me but joe happens to have LOADS of talent!!!! all of u ppl must be deaf!!!!!!

    and btw @xx the jobros have like 60 songs at least!!!!

  • Brooke

    @Beth : very well said!!!!! im all with ya there!!!