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Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban named new 'Idol' judges

The "American Idol" judges' panel is now complete with the naming of singer-rapper Nicki Minaj and country crooner Keith Urban.


'American Idol': Keith Urban And Nicki Minaj Close To Judging Deals (REPORT)

Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban

After months of rumors and speculation, "American Idol" is reportedly close to choosing two new judges for Season 12: Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban.


Nicki Minaj reportedly to join 'Idol' as judge

Nicki Minaj

The 29-year-old rapper will be joining Mariah Carey at the judges' table on "American Idol," two sources confirm to Us Weekly exclusively. "I'm not sure the deal is completely done yet, but yes, she is definitely doing it," one insider reveals. "A few more slight things to sign off on but it is happening."


Nick Jonas Says 'American Idol' Judge Rumors Are True

Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas is in talks to become an "American Idol" judge for Season 12 of the Fox reality competition series. The pop star confirmed the news to his fans on Saturday via Twitter...


Former 'Idol' Kimberley Locke wants judge's chair

Kimberley Locke wants to fill that vacant judge's chair on "American Idol." The season two finalist feels having a former contestant on the show can bring renewed interest to the popular TV singing competition....


Charlie Sheen 'genuinely interested' in 'Idol' gig

Charlie Sheen: American Idol Judge?

Could Charlie Sheen be a judge on "American Idol"? The actor says he's game. In an interview Tuesday on Ryan Seacrest's radio show, Sheen said "Idol" producer Nigel Lythgoe publicly threw his name out there as a possible judge and the idea piqued people's interest -- including his own.


Jennifer Lopez follows Tyler off 'American Idol'

American Idol

Jennifer Lopez is the second judge in two days to say she's leaving "American Idol." Lopez will not be back for a third year on television's top-rated but struggling show, her representative, Mark Young, said Friday. Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler announced Thursday he was exiting. That means the "Idol" panel is down to one, original judge Randy Jackson, and there are reports that he may take a different role when the Fox show returns next January.


Steven Tyler leaving 'American Idol'

Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler, after just two seasons as the front man -- or one of 'em -- for the "American Idol" judging panel, said Thursday that he's leaving the show... The Aerosmith singer says it's time to return to the band.


It's official: Jennifer Lopez returning to 'Idol'

It's official: Jennifer Lopez returning to 'Idol'

If there was ever any doubt, it's gone now. Jennifer Lopez will be back at the judge's panel for the 11th season of "American Idol."


Fox crowns J-Lo, Tyler new `American Idol' judges

Fox crowns J-Lo, Tyler new `American Idol' judges

Fox says Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will be joining Randy Jackson as "American Idol" judges.

Senh: I guess it's finally official.


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