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Monday
Aug062012

Nick Jonas Says He's Being Considered for "American Idol"

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Nick Jonas has confirmed reports that he may be joining the judges’ panel on the next season of American Idol.

In a tweet to his fans this weekend, the singer said, “I am being considered to be a judge on American Idol, and it would be a dream come true if it happens.”

The 19-year-old is best known as one-third of the Jonas Brothers, as well as the leader of the band Nick Jonas & The Administration. He has also appeared in musicals such as Les Miserables and Hair.

Following the exit of Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez from the Idol judges’ table, it was confirmed that Mariah Carey will join the show for season 12.

It is also widely suggested that Randy Jackson might also be leaving his position as a judge and becoming a mentor.

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Tuesday
Jul312012

Report: Nick Jonas, Pharrell Williams in Talks to Become "American Idol" Judges

ABC News Radio/Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- Nick Jonas and N.E.R.D. rapper Pharrell Williams are the lead candidates to fill the two open judge positions on American Idol, sources tell UsMagazine.com.

An insider tells the website, "Nick is pretty close to signing to be the Idol judge.  They flew him in to L.A. last week for final meetings." 

According to another source, Idol producers think Jonas "can help bring that younger demo to the show."

Williams is reportedly still negotiating the terms of his contract.  "Everything is looking good, but they're still working out details," an insider said.

Mariah Carey has already been confirmed as a new judge, and original American Idol judge Randy Jackson is expected to return next season.

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Thursday
Feb172011

Several Artists, 'Glee' Stars to Perform at the White House Next Week

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sheryl Crow, Natasha Bedingfield, Jordin Sparks, Seal, Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers and Glee stars Mark Salling and Amber Riley are among the artists who are getting an invitation to the White House next week.

They'll all perform for President Obama and the first lady as part of a concert called The Motown Sound -- In Performance at the White House.

Taking place next Thursday, Feb. 24, the concert, held in celebration of Black History Month, will be held in the East Room and will air on PBS March 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Also on the bill are Motown legend Smokey Robinson, John Legend and Jamie Foxx.

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