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Is Chris Isaak American Idol’s New Simon Cowell?

Contenders to replace Simon Cowell on American Idol next season include "Wicked Game" singer Chris Isaak, says The Hollywood Reporter. Producers are looking for a "widely known music-industry figure," and we suppose Isaak technically still fits the bill, kind of. He's reportedly met with them twice. (HR also says that Harry Connick Jr. "has been considered," and poor Bret Michaels, who's been openly campaigning for the gig, is no longer in the running.) But is Isaak capable of squashing contestants' dreams, like Cowell, or just giving them boners? We are skeptical. Since you're probably Googling it, we've embedded the "Wicked Game" video after the jump.


Chris Isaak could replace Simon Cowell [HR]