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Avril Lavigne & Katy Perry: American Idol's Latest Judges

Avril Lavigne & Katy Perry: American Idol's Latest Judges

Avril Lavigne and Katy Perry will join American Idol as guest judges during the final two days of auditions held this week in Los Angeles.

On their respective days, Avril and Katy will sit at the judges’ table next to Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi while the final group of singing hopefuls tries for a “Golden Ticket” to Hollywood.

Recently, Victoria Beckham served as a guest judge in Denver and Boston, Mary J. Blige shared her expertise in Atlanta, Joe Jonas and Neil Patrick Harris guest-judged in Dallas, Kristin Chenoweth joined the panel in Orlando and Shania Twain sat at the judges’ table in Chicago.

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  • http://www.thecrazycanine.com namers

    I kinda like the idea of a daisy wheel of hosts. Keeps it interesting.

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o l

    katy, cool. avril.. please, that gotta be a joke. who’s going to take the critism of that non-singing poser seriouisly? c’mon.. i don’t even take this news serioously. hahahaha.. then again, she’s alot better than that doped up paula. LOL..

  • http://allwomenstalk.com All Women Stalker

    I like the different hosts, too. But what can Avril possibly contribute?

    -meream

  • cooh

    katy perry can’t sing :|
    how can someone who has no voice judge a person with a good voice?

  • =S

    Avril Lavigne? Yikes. Okay, i don’t get it, but okay.

  • Don

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

    f**k off.. Avril is WAY more talanted than Katy, Katy cant even sing just go too utube and watch her performances…
    Avril rocks and she will be awesome at AI!

  • PAOLA

    KATY PERRY IS SOOOO GREAT!!!!
    SOOOO MUCH BETTER THAN AVRIL!!!!

  • mickey

    Avril Lavigne? Really? When are they going to announce William Hung’s stint as a judge? That seems to be the road they are on.

  • kate

    Avril has a beautiful voice and u can all just shut the f**k up!
    she didnt show her vocals ability on her last album because it was all about having fun and up beat music but listen to her old stuff shes really good
    anyway cant wait to watch it

  • bruno

    HELL YEAH DSKLÇKLSADÇKLDSÇDSAKÇL
    i can’t wait to see them together *-*
    guys, both sing better them you, if they don’t, try to be famous.
    oh my god, i can’t wait *-* good luck lavigne and katy ♥_♥

  • http://dlisted.com lakers fan in boston

    they just keep brining up useless talents as guest judges….

  • me

    I guess it’s hard to come across singers who can…actually carry a tune.

  • Jim

    I am really looking forward to seeing Avril Lavigne, I am not too excited to see Katy Perry, I bought Katy’s album and I was not too impressed, I think she is overrated.

  • Audrey dane

    Why the F**K is every one slamming avril??
    u ppl have NO taste in music if u dont like avril.
    So F**K off Bitches!!!!

  • Audrey dane

    Why the F**K is every one slamming avril??
    u ppl have NO taste in music if u dont like avril.
    So F**K off Bitches!!!!

  • jADE

    Erm…have you people ever seen an Avril interview?! She has the personality of a brick. No sense of humour at all!

  • kate

    @jADE:

    are kidding me?
    im making a video of her funniest moment and ur saying No sense of humour at all!
    im sure you just saw one or two interviews of her and u judged her by that !!

  • Emmanuel

    OMG! can’t wait to see Avril!
    She’s AWESOME waiting for her comeback!

  • Robert

    @I n F a m o u s l y C o o l: Avril can sing live unlike Katy. I think you have bad ears.

  • Iceis

    wooooh Katy Perry <3

  • Tyler

    AVRIL IS SOOOOO MUCH BETTER THAN KATY PERRY. =P

    Katy Perry is ugly,and is just another wanna be Avril/Lady gaga. xD xP

  • Sammm

    @I n F a m o u s l y C o o l: hey um yea just wanna say that its awesome that avril is a judge on AI so shut up. She isn’t a freaking poser, demi is and all those other disney peoples. :P

  • Sammm

    WHOOHOO I CNT WAIT TO SEE AVRIL, SHUT UP HATERS.

  • Sammm

    @Don: AGREE, AVRIL RULES!

  • Sammm

    @me: AVRIL CAN ACTUALLY CARRY A TUNE, LET US SEE YOU DO IT THEN? JEEZ , UR SO STUPID.

  • Sammm

    @lakers fan in boston: AVRIL HAS AN AWESOME TALENT SO SHUT UP YOU DUMB PERSON, YOU HAVE BAD TASTE IN MUSIC THEN, JEEZ AND LEARN HOW TO SPELL.

  • avril fan !

    omg! i am so excited avrils going to be judging in AI ! i really think she can do a good job case shes a really talented singer and she can bring the energy and fun into AI like she does on stage !!

  • .mikhail

    Any comments regarding Avril’s “lack of vocal talent” really make that person seem feckless and quite vacuous. If you’d have anytime to take your head out of your ass you’d be able to Youtube videos of her live. Try ‘Slipped Away’ for starters. Katy Perry can’t carry a tune, while I like her, and purchased her album, I agree that she sounds horrible live. While, on the other hand, Avril has surpassing vocal talent over Katy-my-biggest-hit-is-about-kissing-girls-but-ive-never-kissed-one Perry

  • shit

    avril is a better songwriter and katy has got a more powerful voice.okay,end of story

  • shit

    if you want somebody whom i dont understand why on earth can judgee,its the joe jonas crap.hello,those boys can barely sing,much less have a powerful voice thats required for idol.WHAT WOULD SIMON SAY?!

  • Marie

    @Don:

    Katy Perry can sing. I suggest YOU go check out her live performances on Youtube. & I don’t mean the performances where its obvious she’s just having fun around stage. I mean the live performances where she’s actually singing.

    I like Avril but Katy Perry can sing MUCH better than her. For gods sakes. I’m not here to diss Avril. I’m just here to defend Katy’s vocal ability from those who need to get their ears checked.

  • Guru

    I think the real question is: Why was Joe Jonas a judge?
    Joe needs better control of his air.

    Katy needs to take her performances more seriously and show viewers that she actually CAN sing.

    Avril… is doing fine for someone with an annoying voice.

  • if they were contestants…

    Psh, hahahaha. lets just say, if Katy and Avril were both contestants on Idol. Avril would be eliminated first. Then Katy. Then some unknown would win. Hahaha.

  • Robert

    @Marie: Avril is a way better singer than Katy. Everyone with good ears know that. Avril can sing live unlike Katy. Even Miley Cyrus, Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan are better singers.

  • Robert

    You are wrong. Katy would eliminated first and Avril would win.

  • ayj6m6l

    # 2 I n F a m o u s l y C o o l
    ________________________________
    sooooooooo true….love U :lol:

  • Hayley

    WHY AVRIL!??!?!?!
    Katy is alright…

    I want Christina Aguilera to be a guest judge. would be awesome :]

  • http://weightloss-help.info suppress your appetite

    AVRIL ROCK!

  • http://albina.mingaj@yahoo.com enrico is my love

    avril ti amooooooooooooooooooooooo….avril i love you….you are fantastic and incrediboleeeeeeeeeee =)

  • gfuhnv

    @cooh:

    shut up,
    i bet you cant sing so you judge someone who can sing cuz u want attention,
    you do realize katy is better than any other singer because SHE DOESNT LIPSYNC! yeah thats right, shes lyk the only singer who doesnt, and if she doesnt sound good sometimes, who cares, atleast she does what other singers dont.
    she is the best idat.
    if.destroyed.always.true

  • go away haters of katy

    @Don:
    shutup yu fag, katy will ALWAYS! be better than avril, yu no why? because katy doesnt lipsync! like ur precious avril. katy is awesome i.d.a.t
    and shes polite and nice.

  • go away haters of katy
  • go away haters of katy

    @me:
    why the f*** did yu cmnt this pg u douche?

  • go away haters of katy

    @Jim: shutup jim u homo.

  • go away haters of katy

    @Robert: wwoooooooooooooooo go robert, cyberhi-five!

  • go away haters of katy

    @Robert: wait no! ur a shit head, i hate you.

  • go away haters of katy

    @Robert: im robert ur awesome, but atleast they’re being shown. ya know?

  • go away haters of katy

    @Tyler: leave katy alone, shes nice,

  • go away haters of katy

    @Marie: i toates agree, theyre both awesome but i like katy wwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy better :)

  • MaskedWoman

    Hey like sorry if I offended people with those cmnts ^^ hahaha I was just kidding, really, I was :). But people, we don’t need to be insulting the celebrities, both Avril & Katy are good singers, I think that they both deserve to be put on American Idol.

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