Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler have officially been announced as the new American Idol judges.
Lopez and Tyler will be joining Randy Jackson when Idol‘s 10th season starts in January.
Ryan Seacrest introduced the new judges on Wednesday before a crowd at the Los Angeles Forum.
Tyler was introduced as a “rock legend,” and said joining Idol feels “fabulous.”
Tyler continued, “[It] feels like the perfect feathered nest. It’s being a part of something much bigger than yourself. I want to bring some rock to this roller coaster.”
Seacrest also told the crowd, “We are looking for the next star in music. We usually ask, who will be the next American Idol? We never asked this question, who will be the next judges on American Idol?”
JLo dawned a silver pant suit and was finally introduced as a judge. She greeted the Idol hopefuls, saying, “I love you guys. I am so excited. It is about concentrating in the moment, do the best you can. Just live! Just live, it’s your moment.”
Lopez went on to say, “I’m looking for the next Michael Jackson. We’re looking for the best American Idol ever.”
What do you guys think? Will you watch with the new judges?
American Idol’s 10th season begins in January.