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'American Idol' Back-Up Plan -- Shania Twain

8/12/2010 4:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"American Idol" sources tell TMZ ... the Jennifer Lopez deal isn't dead yet, but if it does flatline ... "Idol's" next choice is country star Shania Twain.

Shania Twain American Idol
Shania was a hit on "Idol" this past season when she served as guest judge and mentor.

We're told Shania is Plan B.

TMZ has a thought ... What about Britney Spears? She's fun, she kinda knows music and you never know when she'll go off the hinges. And she's endlessly entertaining. Just sayin' ...

 

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gene    

Yes britney please

1444 days ago
107.

M    

Shania Twain?? JOKE right??

1444 days ago
108.

Meg    

All three suck and definitely not Shania. Can you say BORRRINNNGGGGGGG?

1444 days ago
109.

Sherri    

Yes, I know he's not a 'chick' but......,BRET!!

1444 days ago
110.

joey _ I love TMZ 'til ya piss me off!    

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS WOULD BE LEGENDARY!

He has a nice musical background in a super-critical area as well as pissing Simon off whislt guest judging. That in itself would make him a "similar" replacement.

1444 days ago
111.

VTown    

At least Shania really sings. J Lo and Brittney lip sync and they are not even that good at doing that. It doesn't matter who's judging anyway. That show is ending without Simon after one season. It's one and done for the new judges.

1444 days ago
112.

tmz-ho    

"TMZ has a thought ... What about Britney Spears? She's fun, she kinda knows music and you never know when she'll go off the hinges. And she's endlessly entertaining. Just sayin' ..."

lolol...hilarious!!

1444 days ago
113.

Dave    

How about Barack Obama. He's perfect. . .big celebrity . . . Hollywood loves him. . .thrives for the spotlight . . . .set up a little teleprompter for him somewhere. I'm sure he could fit it into his busy schedule between shooting hoops in front of the disabled troops and gabbing with the gals on "The View".

1444 days ago
114.

South Beach    

Not completley sold on Tyler, but he could be the space cadet replacement "Paula" replacement. Think Shania would be closer to a "Simon" look alike. Look out for the Steel Magnolia.

1444 days ago
115.

richard    

thank god the got rid of jhoe. that spic biach aint nothing more than a hoodrat. I dont even know why they considered her she hasnt had a song on the radio in about 12 years and she has never had a number 1 single

1444 days ago
116.

B    

Britney?? How on earth is she qualified to judge anyone's singing?? Girl couldn't carry a tune in a bucket....

1444 days ago
117.

Lua Zimmermann    

The best choice for American Idol judge would be HARRY CONNICK JR. Don`t y`all forget about his last appearance???? He rocks!!! He's the only one who could ever replace Simon Cowell. He's funny and he knows how to criticize.

1444 days ago
118.

Mee    

IF THEY FIX THE "BIRD NEST" IN BRITNEY'S HAIR THEN SHE'S OK

1444 days ago
119.

Oracle    

hey its Jenny Blanco from the bronx. You washed up hoe.
Shania is a real musician

1444 days ago
120.

Ana    

Shania Twain is very talented. She has written many songs for other artists, and she writes all her own songs and her own music. She's not a manufactured singer like the others.

1443 days ago
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