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New American Idol judges announced

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

The Fox network officially tapped the pair with an announcement on Sunday, confirming rumours surrounding them both just hours before the first round of auditions for next season was due to begin in New York.

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The announcement also settled the status of Randy Jackson.

He will stay put as the sole remaining original Idol judge, scotching rumours he might assume a different role on the popular talent competition.

This trio will join pop star Mariah Carey at a judges' panel now expanded to four members from its previous three.

 

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