Lady Gaga ... next week ... "American Idol" ... mentor .... probably sing.
Salient facts thus imparted, here's the whole news release:
Lady Gaga is coming to “American Idol.” The Grammy-winning singer will mentor the final four contestants on the May 11 episode. James Durbin, Scotty McCreery, Haley Reinhart and Lauren Alaina will perform songs written by Leiber and Stoller, who wrote most of Elvis Presley’s most memorable hits, like “Hound Dog” and “Jailhouse Rock.” They also wrote “Stand By Me” (With Ben E. King) and “Smokey Joe’s Cafe.” Hot off the heels of Jennifer Lopez’s performance this week, fellow judge Steven Tyler will premiere his new music video, “(It) Feels So Good,” on the May 12th results show. Season six winner Jordin Sparks will also perform on Thursday’s elimination episode.