The 28-year-old had auditioned for the part and impressed the judges with her performance. She was considered the best of the lot who came for the part, reports tmz.com.
“There’s at least an 85 percent chance she’ll get the job,” a source said.
The producers of the show will soon make a decision. However, the host will come on stage only when the live show begins next month.
The show has singers Britney Spears and Demi Lovato and TV personality Simon Cowell on the judges’ panel.