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Harry Connick Jr., Chris Isaak and Shania Twain No Longer on 'Idol' Wish List

August 6, 2010 (8:03 am) GMT
Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler reportedly are still among candidates who will replace Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell.

, and are no longer in the running to take over the judging chairs vacated by and on TV talent show "", according to new reports.

The trio has been mentioned as contenders in recent weeks, alongside , , and . A source tells EW.com that Lopez and Tyler are still very much possibilities to sit alongside existing judge , but all the other celebrities are no longer on the wish list.

Former producer Nigel Lythgoe, who favours a three-person panel, has returned to the show. Furthermore, they have switched label from Sony to Universal as the agreement with Sony has expired. More updates about who's in and who's out are expected to emerge in the coming weeks.

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