American Idol’s New Judges: Carey, Minaj and Urban

September 17, 2012 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment
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The world was waiting with baited breath, but now we know who next season’s new American Idol judges will be.

Roll call please! Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban are the new team, and they will join Randy Jackson at the judges table.

Oh, and Ryan Seacrest will be there, too, of course.

Keep reading for more on American Idol’s new superstar judges… after the jump!

On Sunday, FOX announced that rapper Nicki Minaj and country crooner Keith Urban are officially joining diva Mariah Carey and old timer Randy Jackson as judges on American Idol.

In a statement released by executive producer Simon Fuller, he said that “with the exciting addition of Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj, alongside Randy Jackson, American Idol‘s star power has never been so great.”

Minaj, Carey and Mr Kidman (a.k.a. Urban) have some pretty big seats to fill, taking over for Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Will they be up for the task? Who will be the mean judge? Will Mariah and Nicki butt heads?

You’ll just have to watch and see!


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