Exciting news Jason Derulo fans!
The 25-year-old musician was just announced as a new judge on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, along with Paula Abdul.
The two will sit alongside Nigel Lythgoe at the judges’ table for the upcoming 12th season that puts a new twist in the competition: stage dancers vs. street dancers.
“With the new and exciting format comes a new and exciting panel of judges,” Nigel, who also serves as executive producer shared in a statement. “I’m delighted that Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo will be joining me at the judges’ table this season on So You Think You Can Dance. Paula is an incredible artist and she brings the perfect combination of expertise and heart to the panel. Jason’s insight, humorand creativity will add a new perspective to the panel that we haven’t had before.”
Jason said, “I am truly excited, and eagerly look forward to joining the cast of So You Think You Can Dance. It is one of the most respected and longest-tenured shows on network television, and I hope to be a part of new growth and continued success.”
He added, “Dance has always been one of my greatest passions! I’m excited to announce that I’ll be on the judges panel of SYTYCD starting this upcoming season.