reports that Jennifer Lopez has signed a deal to return to the judges' panel when "American Idol" starts its thirteenth season early next year.

No details on Lopez's deal have been made public, but it is speculated that she will be making around $15 million, around the same amount she was making the last time she was on the show.

Lopez will be joining Keith Urban and Ryan Seacrest, with a third judge (rumored to be to be announced.