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Keith Urban won't just be on "American Idol" Thursday night as a judge - he's set to perform as well.  While the country star will be playing on his own, he says he'd like to collaborate with his fellow judges.  But he recalls learning that Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, and Nicki Minaj didn't share his enthusiasm for the idea when they were asked to team up on a song. 

But Keith would still like to see it happen.  He says he's "gonna keep coaxing Randy" to see if they can "put a little band together."  Urban says he thinks it would be a fun, and it feels like a "natural" thing for them to do. 

"American Idol" will air on Fox Thursday night at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. 

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