American Idol has announced its four-person judging panel for Season 12.
Randy Jackson returns as a judge together with Mariah Carey, and the newly confirmed to join the judges seat are Nicki Minaj and Kieth Urban.
This is what Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment for Fox said:
“Nicki’s an unbelievably captivating international phenomenon who has made an indelible mark on rap and pop. And Keith is another great addition to Idol – he’s one of the biggest stars in country music and I know that our fans and contestants will fall in love with him. With an unparalleled star like Mariah, fan-favorite Randy, chart-toppers like Nicki and Keith and our incomparable host Ryan [Seacrest], we’ve put together one of the most exciting judging panels around.”
Are you excited to see the new American Idol judges together with Randy Jackson?