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Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban Are New American Idol Judges

The new American Idol judging team has been confirmed – Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban will join Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson at the judges table for season 12 of American Idol.

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American Idol host Ryan Seacrest Tweeted the news Sunday morning. “It’s official, your new #IdolJudges are @MariahCarey, @NickiMinaj, @KeithUrban & @Yo_RandyJackson!” Seacrest attached a photo that included Carey, Jackson, Minaj and Urban. +Continue Reading

Mariah Carey Highest Paid Judge On Reality TV

Mariah Carey, who just signed an 18 million deal with American Idol, will reportedly be the highest paid judge on any reality show.

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The 42-year-old iconic singer announced Monday that she would be the new judge on American Idol. +Continue Reading

Mariah Carey New Judge On American Idol

It’s official – singer Mariah Carey will be judging on American Idol next season.

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The news was announced Monday at the Television Critics Association summer tour in Beverly Hills.

We do, in fact, have one judge whose deal closed very, very recently,” Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly said at the event. “It’s an artist that many contestants have tried to emulate, have tried to have sung the songs, have tried to hit the notes and because it really was concluded only hours ago, our judge couldn’t be with us.” +Continue Reading

Jennifer Lopez Not Returning To American Idol Next Season?

Jennifer Lopez appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, saying she is not sure if she will return to American Idol next season as a judge.

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“I don’t know,” Lopez, 42, told Ellen when asked if she would return for a third season. +Continue Reading

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