Well it is official, the 2011, Season 10 American Idol Judges have arrived. Randy Jackson. Original Idol judge will be joined by the Lovely, Jennifer Lopez and the one and only Rock legend, Steven Tyler, replacing SimonCowell, Ellen DeGeneres and Kara DioGuardi. American Idol, Season 10 is set to premier January, 2011.
Fox released that American Idol was letting go of judge, Kara DioGuardi following their season 9 airing. Insiders say that when Simon retired, executive producer Nigel Lythgoe decided Kara was no longer a good fit for the Idol team.
Kara says her book, A Helluva High Note: Surviving Life, Love, and American Idol “is meant to inspire others to take chances to succeed,” critics say it is her way of giving the finger to Idol producers. All Kara had to say with regards to her decision was, “I feel like now is the best time to leave Idol.” DioGuardi has since moved on and will now be the judge of Bravos new show, Going Platinum.
Idol Corruption Exposed
Behind the scenes footage of what really happens when you “try out for idol”
Sophie Shear, singer, vocal coach and producer went undercover and went for the Idol experience. Sophie went through the long and drawn out process of idol auditions and came out with very shocking footage and insider information. From why people do and dont make it onto the show, regardless of the fact that they have an amazing singing voice. When in fact, in the audition screening process it doesn’t really matter at allwheather or not you can even sing. Audition booths are only allowed to select people from a certain demographic. For example, one booth can only accept those who seem weird and crazy (good for tv. ratings), others accepting sad life stories and struggles, from looks to amazing voice and yes booths that accept only those with a bad voice but good look.
Watch Sophie in her online video, as she walks you through the entire Auditioning process and revealing even more disturbing practices that the Idol show demonstrates.