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Randy Jackson has jokingly referred to himself as the "super glue" of American Idol. The record producer is the sole remaining original American Idol judge, having been joined this season by Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey and Keith Urban. Speaking to Parade, Jackson suggested that he is very proud of the Fox talent competition's legacy. "I'm the super glue of Idol! It's great. I love this show," he declared. I think it's the greatest talent show of its kind. The kids that have come off the show have done so well." He continued: "It's proof of concept that Idol really works. Just look at Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Fantasia Barino, Chris Daughtry, Jennifer Hudson, and Jordin Sparks. "The show has really worked. It's great to be back, and I must say, this (more) »


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