Kelly Clarkson

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Kelly Clarkson is looking for the next American idol.

That's because the "Stronger" songstress will be joining Lionel Richie, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke on Duets, a new ABC singing competition series debuting this summer.

According to a press release from the Alphabet network, Clarkson, Richie, Nettles and Thicke will travel around the U.S. in search of undiscovered talent, with each choosing two singers to be his or her duet partners.

Each week, the stars and their protégés will take the stage and perform in front of a live studio audience with the eventual winner receiving a recording contract with Hollywood Records.

"The simple fact that I get to go out and find two people that I believe in, sing with them every week, and help them accomplish their dream is an amazing thing that I can't wait to be a part of," said the original American Idol champ in a statement.

A premiere date has yet to be announced.

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