24 July 2012
It is official - Mariah Carey is joining American Idol as a new judge next season!
FOX entertainment President, Kevin Reilly, confirmed the news earlier today, stating:
"It's going to be fun and rewarding to help find new talent and give back with American Idol ... I can't wait to channel my creative energy as a part of this show which is a massive global phenomenon."
Read about Mariah Carey's new song 'Triumphant'!
Simon Fuller, the founder and executive producer on Idol added:
"We are proud to have one of the world's greatest ever female singers join our show. Mariah defines the word Idol and will inspire every singer that has the honour of performing in front of her."
We are excited to see Mariah find her feet in the public eye again. We think she'll do a great job!