It’s Official: Keith Urban & Nicki Minaj New American Idol Judges

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By Michael Lewittes



Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj have officially signed on as new “American Idol” judges for next season.

Minaj and the country singer, who recently left his gig on the Australian edition of “The Voice,” join fellow mentors Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson on the singing competition.

Fox made the announcement on Sunday morning when all four judges are set to appear at auditions in New York.

“Idol” producer Simon Fuller said, “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.”

Do you think Urban and Minaj will be good additions to “Idol”?

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