Kristin Chenoweth

American Idol is going to get Wicked good: Kristin Chenoweth is the latest star to join the rotating panel of celebrity guest judges, People reports.

The former Pushing Daisies star will sit alongside Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi at the Season 9 auditions in Orlando, the magazine says.

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Chenoweth, who's nominated for an Emmy for Daisies, is a sound choice for the gig: The original Wicked star is a classically trained vocalist who won a Tony for featured actress in a musical for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

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