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President Obama Invited To Perform On 'American Idol'

From NME.com - President Obama has been approached to perform on American Idol with Grammy Award-winner Al Green. 

The president surprised supporters when he sang a few lines of Green's classic 'Let's Stay Together' at a rally in New York recently, and it has also become the official song for his re-election campaign.

And now, the long-running talent show is trying to get in on the act. Idol Producer Nigel Lythgoe directly tweeted at the President, saying: We loved your vocal performance so much we'd love to invite you on to American Idol this season for a duet with Al Green.

He continued: "If it were an election based on vocal talent @barackobama would beat Romney hands down. Mitt was very flat singing "America the Beautiful" (at a campaign stop in Florida on Monday).  
 
American Idol judge Steven Tyler of Aerosmith previously praised President Obama's vocal ability, describing him as "very soulful".

There's no word yet on whether the president may accept the invitation.  

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