Could Nick Jonas be on his way to the American Idol judging table? His name has been in the hat for a while, as he recently confirmed. Now, a new report indicates that he’s got the gig in the bag … so long has Mariah Carey approves of the selection.

A source tells Hollywood Life, “He [Nick] hasn’t met up with Mariah yet, but if she signs off on it, he will be the next judge. It’s completely her decision. If they have chemistry, and she’s for it, it will be official.”

Nick’s addition to the judging panel would certainly be appropriate. The singer/actor rose to fame as a member of popular band the Jonas Brothers, and incidentally both of his brothers are involved with reality shows themselves. Kevin Jonas heads up Married to Jonas for E! while Joe Jonas stars in CW’s The Next.

What do you think of Nick joining the Idol team?

Source: Hollywood Life

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