Dr. Luke Drops Out of ??American Idol? Judging Panel

Dr. Luke Drops Out of ??American Idol? Judging Panel

He seemed like the perfect complement to Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban at the American Idol judges table, but it turns out Dr. Luke cant take the gig.

According to a report, the 39-year-old uber-producer would be in violation of his Sony Music contract, given that hed be helping Universal Music Group recruit new talent.

Furthermore, Luke (real name Lucasz Gottwald) would rather dedicate his time to his record label Kemosabe Records.

An insider revealed, He really loves his artists and wants to build up the label. Pulling out of American Idol was the best thing for all parties.