08/25/2009 at 01:00 PM EDT
has a new gig: The former American Idol
judge has been tapped to host VH1 Divas
, a star-studded live concert event airing Sept. 17.
And like her shocking announcement that she is not returning
, Abdul took to Twitter to reveal her big news.
"Hi guys! im really excited 2 announce ill b hosting this year's "Vh1 Divas"!" she Tweeted
In a follow-up post, she said, "This year's VH1 Divas show will honor Adele, Kelly Clarkson
, Jordin Sparks
, Leona Lewis and Miley Cyrus
– I am so excited!!"
The ultimate ladies' night will take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York.