Nick Jonas Wants to Be ‘American Idol’ Judge

"It would be a dream come true," Nick Jonas says

Last Updated: September 18, 2014 @ 12:56 AM

Nick Jonas wants to join the “American Idol” judges’ panel.

The Jonas Brother confirmed reports that he’s in the running for a spot on “Idol,” by taking to his Twitter account.

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“The rumors are true,” Jonas wrote Saturday. “I am being considered to be a judge on ‘American Idol,’ and it would be a dream come true if it happens.”

The 19-year-old, who rose to Disney-enabled fame with his brothers Joe and Kevin in the poppy trio the Jonas Brothers, has branched out in recent years with a solo project, Nick Jonas & the Administration, and a stint in a West End production of “Les Miserables.”

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Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez departed as judges last month. Mariah Carey is joining the pane. The fate of her manager, “Idol” mainstay Randy Jackson, is up in the air.