Dr. Luke Not Joining ‘American Idol’ After All

By: / August 27, 2013

So much for that: Record producer Lukasz Gottwald, better known as “Dr. Luke,” will not be joining American Idol next season due to a conflict of interest with Sony, The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday. If true, that will leave one spot open on the judges’ table currently filled by Keith Urban (confirmed) and Jennifer Lopez (allegedly; probably). Randy Jackson, meanwhile, will serve as season 13’s mentor.