It has been reported that Jennifer Lopez has signed a deal to be a judge in the 10th season of American Idol and her salary will be $12 million for a one-year deal. Apparently, she had asked for $15 million, plus a request to produce some shows for FOX, but they could not meet her demands.
It was reported earlier that Kara Dioguardi and Ellen DeGeneres will no longer will be judges and also Simon Cowell left to start his own show X-Factor in the US. There had been many speculations who would fill these empty spots. The show will be going back to a 3 judge format and the final open spot has been filled by Steven Tyler of Aerosmith.
It was reported that Ryan Seacrest was in support of J-Lo joining.