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Miley Cyrus was apparently never seriously considered to join American Idol's judging panel. The 'Who Owns My Heart' singer was reported to be in talks with Fox executives in July, just prior to the announced departures Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler as Idol judges. An informant has now told E! News that Cyrus was briefly tipped to join American Idol and even entered into negotiations. The talks reportedly stalled quickly and Cyrus was dropped for the serious list of contenders some time ago, according to the insider. Mariah Carey is the only judge confirmed to appear on American Idol's new season thus far. She is said to have reached a $$17m (more) »

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