Paula Abdul // Jordin Sparks

Paula Abdul has a new gig! The former American Idol judge has officially signed a deal to host “VH1 Divas,” set to air live on September 17th at 9 P.M. She expressed her excitement for her one night gig to her 1,000,000+ followers on Twitter:

Hi guys! im really excited 2 announce ill b hosting this year’s “Vh1 Divas”!The show will be live on Sept 17th @ 9 pm EST

This year’s VH1 Divas show will honor Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Jordin Sparks, Leona Lewis and Miley Cyrus- I am so excited!!

In related news, American Idol alum Jordin Sparks was announced as the latest performer to appear on the show. She will be joining Leona Lewis, Adele, Miley Cyrus and Kelly Clarkson. Additional performers and participants will be announced in the coming weeks before the show airs.