Los Angeles, Sep 17 : The four judges of US
reality show "American Idol" have been finalised and announced
officially. Singer Keith Urban will fill the fourth judge's position for
the new season.
Following several speculations about who will be
part of the popular reality show series, the final names announced are
Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, reports
Carey was the first person to sign the contract and Urban signed the dotted line most recently.
personality Ryan Searest, who will be hosting the show, confirmed the
news on Twitter as he posted the picture of everyone and wrote: "It's
official, your new #IdolJudges are @MariahCarey, @NickiMinaj,
@KeithUrban & @Yo_RandyJackson".
This will be the 12th season of the "American Idol" franchise, expected to premiere in January 2013.