Buzz Bites (8/2/13): Jennifer Lopez + Will.i.am Will Reportedly Judge ‘American Idol’

Jennifer Lopez and Will.I.Am will reportedly judge the next season of American Idol.

Is J. Lo returning to her “American Idol” stomping grounds? Reportedly, yes!

+ “American Idol” judging seats seem like hard ones to fill given all the turnover in the last few years. But according to Yahoo!, Jennifer Lopez will return to the show, as will (relatively) veteran judge Keith Urban. Rounding out the panel will reportedly be none other than will.i.am. (Yahoo!)

+ Watch Cody Simpson perform a bit of “Pretty Brown Eyes” at last night’s 2013 Young Hollywood Awards, where the 16-year-old nabbed the Role Model Award. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ Also check out Austin Mahone performing “What About Love” — the singer took home the evening’s Biggest Breakout Star Award. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ Beliebers, this weekend is made for you! Tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET, MTV will launch “Bieber O’Clock,” which will feature exclusive new Justin Bieber every hour on the hour until Sunday’s 8 p.m. ET premiere of his 2011 concert film, “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.” (MTV News)

+ Jordin Sparks penned “Skipping A Beat” as an ode to boyfriend Jason Derülo with the lyrics “Everything you do, you know you got me tripping/ And everything you do, you got my heart skipping.” (MTV News)

+ Watch New Kids On The Block‘s “The Whisper” video. The clip features live concert footage plus backstage antics from their “The Package Tour.” (Idolator)

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