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In this May 26, 2010 photo released by Fox, 'American Idol' judge and producer Simon Cowell, center, is congratulated by former judge Paula Abdul, left, and host Ryan Seacrest during the singing competition finale on May 26, 2010, in Los Angeles. Musician Steven Tyler will replace Cowell as a judge next season, while Jennifer Lopez will also serve on the judges panel. Veteran show judge Randy Jackson is returning. The 10th season is set to begin in January 2011.
(AP Photo/ Vince Bucci)