Harry Connick Jr. joins 'American Idol'?

Last Updated: Mon, Sep 02, 2013 01:40 hrs

Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer-composer Harry Connick Jr. has reportedly joined the 13th edition of singing reality show "American Idol" as the third judge.

The 45-year-old is said to join singers Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban on the judging panel, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

A week ago, there were rumours that music producer Dr. Luke had taken the spot, but his deal fell apart at the last minute and Connick, who had appeared as a mentor on the show several times, has been reportedly taken on board.

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