American Idol Judges: The First Promotional Photo!

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Forget The Avengers. The new American Idol judging team is now officially assembled.

A day after Fox confirmed Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban as the show's new panelists - joining already-announced Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson - the network has released the first official promotional photo of this quartet and host Ryan Seacrest.

Looks like The Dawg is in his usual seat...

American Idol Judges, Season 12

American Idol heads in to Season 12 with a number of questions, following its lowest rated run of episodes in years.

With this new unit change the show's fortunes, appealing to fans of country, pop and rap as the series clearly hopes? Will Carey and Minaj clash on set? And does Fox secretly hopes that's the case?

We'll find out more in January. For now, simply sound off: Are you satisfied with the new set of judges?

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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]