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Other judges accompanying him were Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Kara Dio Guardi, Ellen De Generes, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban throughout the years.

"I just thought this would be a good opportunity on behalf of Randy and myself for Paula to apologize over the years for being so mean to the contestants," Simon joked, taking the microphone after his shock arrival.

Randall Darius "Randy" Jackson (born June 23, 1956) is an American bassist, singer, record producer, entrepreneur and television personality.

He is best known as a judge on American Idol and executive producer for MTV's America's Best Dance Crew. From 2002 to 2013, Jackson has been one of the panel judges on the Fox Network reality television series American Idol.

After the departures of Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, Kara Dio Guardi, and Ellen De Generes; on May 9, 2013 he announced he would not return for Season 13 of the show.