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The new simon?

America’s highest paid radio jockey Howard Stern is likely to replace the sarcastic Simon Cowell as a judge on American Idol from next year.

entertainment Updated: Feb 09, 2010 01:00 IST

America’s highest paid radio jockey Howard Stern is likely to replace the sarcastic Simon Cowell as a judge on

American Idol

from next year. Fifty six-year-old Stern, called America’s “shock jock”, currently hosts the

‘uncensored’ Sirius XM radio show

. Rated 7 on Forbes’ World’s Most Powerful Celebrity list, Stern is on a $100-million-a-year contract with the radio station until January 2011.