John Young
August 14, 2009 AT 09:04 PM EDT

Musician Mary J. Blige will be the next celebrity to fill in for Paula Abdul at the American Idol judges table, according to Blige will join Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Kara DioGuardi for the show’s upcoming auditions in Atlanta. Blige will follow Victoria Beckham, who is currently guest judging at Idol‘s Boston auditions.

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