Keith Urban Voted Best “Idol” Judge Ever

The votes are in, and Simon Cowell, you have been eliminated. See ya, J-Lo. Adios, Randy and Paula.

The readers of popular entertainment news website Zimbio have voted. America, you have voted.

And your favorite American Idol judge is . . . Keith Urban!

The writers at Zimbio called the results surprising, but they concede that “Keith is pretty great actually.”

“He has been thoughtful, even-handed, and generally good at offering useful advice for talented young musicians,” according to Zimbio.

“He isn’t as quippy as [pop star Nicki] Minaj or previous Idol judges like Simon Cowell, but his words are probably more helpful for the actual contestants.”

Preach on!

The top five most popular judges in the survey were Keith, Simon, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj.

Comments

More News

Receives stitches on his face after incident at Bayou Mullet Festival in Niceville, Fla.
25 years of hits, 25 years of live shows, 25 years of Alan.
Guests Sam Hunt and Charlie Worsham help provide a glimpse of country music’s future at the Oct. 17 show.
He wrote Mark Chesnutt’s “Brother Jukebox” and Moe Bandy’s “Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life,” among many others.
Vince Gill welcomes group as newest members.
Olympic figure skating champ and cancer survivor Scott Hamilton will host event.