Country music sensation Keith Urban has quit The Voice in Australia in a bit of a shocker as rumors pick up steam that he is about to join the judges panel of American Idol here in the United States.
According to the Hollywood Reporter:
Urban has been widely touted as being in negotiations to joinMariah CareyÂ as a judge on the upcoming season ofÂ American Idol, with returning judgeÂ Randy JacksonÂ andÂ Nicky MinajÂ tipped to complete the Fox show’s judging panel.
Urbanâ€™s departure is a big loss forÂ The Voice, which was a major hit here. It was the top rating program on Australian television during its pre-Olympics run, averaging more than 2 million viewers an episode, making it arguably the most successful international version of the talent show.
Will the potential addition of Urban to American Idol make you more likely to watch it? What do you think of the change of judges for the upcoming season?