It's confirmed--Keith Urban will be returning to American Idol for season 13. 

FOX Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly made the announcement during Thursday's Television Critics Association panel, saying, "Keith did a great job last year. The fans really liked him. Keith's a really funny guy. I think he didn't get to really let his personality show."

Rielly also confirmed that Jennifer Lopez is in talks to return to the show, but a deal has not yet been struck.

Keith tweeted: