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Shock jock Howard Stern is in "serious negotiations" to join America's Got Talent as a judge, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Stern, 57, would take home a $15 million payday per season if he signs on to the NBC reality competition series, according to the newspaper.

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The radio host would take the place of Piers Morgan, who announced his exit from America's Got Talent Wednesday to focus on his CNN show. Stern would join Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel at the judges table.

Stern, who was an early rumored replacement for Simon Cowell on American Idol for Season 10, has talked about his love for America's Got Talent numerous times on The Howard Stern Show.

Do you think Stern would make a good judge on America's Got Talent?