American Idol Season 12: Who is Your Favorite Judge?

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And... American Idol Season 12 is off!

The highest rated show on television returned last night, with new panelists Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey and Keith Urban joining Randy Jackson in New York City.

Did a few singers stand out? Sure. But did Nicki and Mariah openly feud Oh, heck yes!

American Idol Season 12 Judges

The judges argued about accessories; Minaj grew angry when Carey bragged about "All I Want for Christmas." They interrupted each other, they rolled their eyes, Nicki irritated Mariah by talking in a British accent.

It was somewhat awkward and mostly awesome to watch.

But which of these divas made the best impression? Or does that honor fall to classy Keith Urban? It's early, but vote now: Who is your favorite new judge?

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]