Britney Spears - Britney Spears' producer to be 'American Idol' judge
Dr. Luke, who has created some of the biggest hits in pop music in recent years including Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' and Britney Spears' 'Hold It Against Me' has officially signed on as an 'American Idol' judge.
A source told E! News that the 39-year-old musician, who is responsible for creating hits such as Katy's 'California Gurls,' Kesha's 'Tick Tok,' Britney's 'Hold It Against Me,' as well as Miley Cyrus' new track 'Wrecking Ball,' finalised his deal with FOX this week.
The American producer was reportedly approached to take the job after Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun, rapper Kanye West and Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am turned down the opportunity.
P. Diddy also allegedly turned down 'American Idol' because he didn't want to work with Jennifer.
The 43-year-old rapper, who dated the 'Dance Again' hitmaker for three years until 2001, reportedly rejected an offer as he felt things between them were still awkward.
A source previously said that the music mogul, whose real name is Sean Combs, ''felt it was a 'her or me' situation'' and ultimately decided he couldn't work in such close quarters with his ex-girlfriend, who has signed a $15 million deal to return to the show.