'American Idol' Eyeing Brad Paisley as New Judge (REPORT)
Is American Idol going country?
According to Deadline, FOX's hit singing competition has its eye on a popular crooner to replace outgoing judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.
Who's the potenial Idol judge?
The move could prove satisfying to longtime Idol viewers: they're the ones who voted country singers Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCeery champions in Season 4 and Season 10, respectively.
Paisley is best known for his songs "We Danced," "Letter To Me" and "I'm Still a Guy." He's scored a whopping 16 number-one singles on Billboard's country chart, along with seven top-selling albums.