Randy Jackson is one of four judges on American Idol. He's known for referring to most contestant as his "dawg." This musical guru also...

So much for Randy Jackson being in the Dawg house.

Following reports that claimed this long-time judge would be moved to a mentor capacity on American Idol Season 12, Deadline confirms that the music producer once again be in his regular spot when the Fox competition returned in January.

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The brewing feud between American Idol and The Voice, which returns for a second season after the Super Bowl Sunday night, shows no signs of simmering down.

Coach/judge Adam Levine is taking Idol's Randy Jackson to task for saying NBC’s upstart singing competition is more for “second chance people” than true stars.

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Oh, it is on between American Idol and The Voice.

During their panel discussion at yesterday's Television Critics Association winter press tour session, judges Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler left little doubt that they don't care much for NBC's singing competition, which gets underway on February 5.

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The incredible journey of American Idol kicks off again on January 17, and contestant should be warned: there will be no more Mr. Nice Judges.

"It was hard for me in the beginning to say 'no' at all," Jennifer Lopez tells TV Guide Magazine. "[This year] we're just as honest and just as compassionate, but maybe a tiny bit more blunt about it... it has to be tough love. Maybe we're a little tougher on the tough-love part."

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Randy Jackson Biography

The New Panel Randy Jackson is one of four judges on American Idol. He's known for referring to most contestant as his "dawg." This musical guru also... More »
Born
Birthplace
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Full Name
Randall Darius Jackson