That’s the rumor! The open seat at the judges’ panel on FOX’s American Idol, may be going to a country superstar! According to Deadline, the show will be recruiting a male judge, and Brad Paisley is being considered for the vacated chair. Brad has close ties with former Idol winners, as he has a close relationship with Carrie Underwood, and currently has Scotty McCreery out on the road with him. Brad has also performed on the show in the past. Maria Carey is already in one of the open seats.