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Dr. Luke has officially signed on to be the third judge on American IdolE! Online reports. He'll join returning judge Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez on the panel.

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The producer, whose real name is Lukasz Gottwald, was offered the gig after will.i.am turned it down, E! reports. He is credited as a co-writer and/or producer on hits such as Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone," Ke$ha's "Tik Tok" and Katy Perry's "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" and "California Gurls."

Idol is returning to a three-judge panel after last year's foursome of Urban, Nicki MinajMariah Careyand Randy Jackson, who is reportedly in talks to replace Jimmy Iovine as a mentor on the show.

Do you think Dr. Luke will be  a good addition to the panel?