Bret Michaels

After Bret Michael's surprise appearance on American Idol, 68 percent of TVGuide.com voters say the Poison front man should replace Simon Cowell as the new judge of the reality singing competition.

Poll: Should Bret Michaels replace Simon Cowell on American Idol?

Michaels, who performed a duet with Idol finalist Casey James on Wednesday's finale, three days after winning Celebrity Apprentice, told the crowd at his Biloxi, Miss., show Friday that he was in the running to replace Cowell.

The 47-year-old performer's concert was his first since he suffered a brain hemorrhage and a warning stroke during the past month.

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