Jennifer Lopez Likely To Return As American Idol Judge
15. July 2011
Here is a piece of good news to all the fans of the widely popular American singing competition American Idol.
According to reports, superstar American singer and actress Jennifer Lopez is set to return as judge of American Idol for the second straight year. It was learned that the formal announcement of the return of Lopez will be made anytime soon.
Aside from Lopez, the two other judges of the American Idol Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler have also already confirmed that they will return as judges of American Idol this year. Lopez was earlier quoted by media that she is not sure if she will return to American Idol.
However, the sources said after weighing thing out, Lopez has eventually decided to return to the hit US television program.Subsequently venturing into acting, Lopez gained recognition in the 1995 action-thriller Money Train. Her first leading role was in the biographical film Selena (1997), in which she earned an ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress.
She earned her second ALMA Award for her performance in Out of Sight (1998). She has since starred in various films, including The Wedding Planner (2001), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Shall We Dance? (2004), Monster-in-Law (2005), and The Back-up Plan (2010).
In the music world, Lopez came to prominence following the release of her debut studio album On the 6 (1999) which spawned the number one hit single “If You Had My Love”. Moreover, the second studio album of J.Lo (2001) was a commercial success, selling eight million copies worldwide.