LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) --
Lukasz Gottwald, a songwriter-producer known as Dr. Luke, is joining the judges' panel of "American Idol
" next season, E! News reported Monday.
Gottwald will serve on the panel alongside Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez, the report said.
Urban is the only judge returning to the panel from last season.
Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj all announced their departures as Season 12 wrapped.
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