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    Jordin Sparks Throws Her Hat In The Ring For ‘American Idol’ Judge Seat After The News Of Katy Perry Resigning

    When you leave a seat empty, it’s bound to get bid for. Now that Katy Perry has officially announced her departure from the ‘American Idol’ after the 22nd season, her seat is quite in demand. We’re pretty sure there’s a line but can Jordin Sparks be the one to replace Katy?

    With the 39-year-old pop star bidding farewell to her hot seat, the spotlight is shifting to potential replacements. After seven years of having the voting power, Perry seems to be missing the stage now. Now while the pop sensation is going back to being on the stage rather than in front of it, who will be in charge of pressing the buzzer?

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    Jordin Sparks Volunteers For The Job

    Jordin Sparks, the Youngest 'American Idol' winner
    Jordin Sparks, the Youngest ‘American Idol’ winner

    One name that is making waves is Jordin Sparks, who threw her hat in the ring via an X post this Friday. In a tweet addressed to @AmericanIdol, Sparks expressed her interest in the vacant judge seat. The 2007 winner humorously said, “Oh hiiii @AmericanIdol —I hear a seat opened up at the judges table! I’m putting my name in the hat!”

    Jordin Sparks made history in 2007 as she won the season six trophy as the youngest ‘American Idol’  at the age of 17. Since then, she has continued her career in music with much success.

    Right after the win, Sparks dropped her debut self-titled album. The latest happening of the singer’s career is the new single ‘Call My Name; which was dropped in October last year. 

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    Katy Perry’s Exit From The Reality Show

    Katy Perry on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
    Katy Perry on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    Katy Perry’s unexpected departure was made official during her recent appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’. The pop star shared her plans of finally leaving the judge seat as she wanna dive back into the world of studios and big stages. Making the upcoming season her last Katy shared her plans for a music festival in Brazil. 

    The Pop sensation, who joined the reality show judge panel in season 16 stated, “I love Idol so much. It’s connected me with the heart of America, but I need to feel that pulse of my own beat.”

    The 22nd and last season with Katy Perry premiers this Sunday at 8 p.m ET on ABC network. Will Jordin Sparks be the fresh face at the judges’ table? We’ll see who the network chooses for Katy’s shoes soon enough.

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    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh is a Senior Content Writer at First Curiosity. She has been churning out content for 2 years. She's an avid reader and writer, fascinated by the works of Sylvia Plath, Franz Kafka, and Charles Bukowski. Akshita is also a poet herself, having written two poetry books titled ‘Made By Misery’ and ‘Deathbed’. Apart from goth literature, another thing that she enjoys is the real and fictional stories of Hollywood. She loves cinema and admires all works of art, be they delivered by actors or directors. So, keeping up with celebrity life comes as basic nature to her, something she loves knowing and informing others.

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