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Donald Trump or Chris Isaak for American Idol?

Chris Isaak“Somebody’s Crying” singer Chris Isaak may soon have reason to smile.

According to a new report, the performer best known for the song “Wicked Game” is being considered to replace judge Simon Cowell. Isaak, who has also acted in film and television, has already met with network executives twice about the job.

Chris is just one of several musicians rumored for the coveted position. Kara DioGuardi’s choice, Harry Connick Jr., has been mentioned. Meanwhile, an eager Bret Michaels is supposedly out of the running.

Figures outside of the recording industry have also expressed interest in filling the vacancy. Despite his association with NBC, is reportedly one of those who has thrown their hat into the ring.

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