Steven Tyler Confirmed For American Idol by Aerosmith Bassist

Posted by PZ on August 19th, 2010

LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 01: Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler attends an after concert party at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino early August 1, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Studio 54)

Steven Tyler of Aerosmith has been confirmed by the bassist of the band to be joining the judging panel of American Idol. The news hasn’t been officially confirmed, but according to the bassist, it’s a done deal. He said:

“Steven is doing American Idol. The ink is dry on that, we’ll have to work around his schedule for a new record. I hope it doesn’t hurt the new momentum we’ve built up on this tour, because that’s been so important for us as a band. But I wouldn’t want to be the one standing in the way of this for him.”

It has not been confirmed if Kara DioGuardi will rejoin the judging panel, some sources have reported that Jennifer Lopez is still be considered for the position, even though it was rumored that she demanded a high salary which ruled her out at the beginning. According to the Aerosmith bassist, the audience are in for treat with Steven, who is supposedly “witty and entertaining” and will show a whole new side of himself on the show.

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