According to US Weekly, Nicki Minaj has been confirmed as a judge on the next season of American Idol.

She joins Mariah Carey as replacements for previous judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. A third judge, to replace original Idol judge Randy Jackson, has yet to be announced.

From Rolling Stone:

“Minaj joins Mariah Carey on the judges’ panel after Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler stepped down¬†after last season. There’s been talk that Randy Jackson will move into a “mentoring” role, leaving one more judge spot open for next season. Nick Jonas has confirmed he is under consideration for the gig, and sources say Pharrell Williams is also up for the spot. Charlie Sheen has also expressed interestin being a judge on the show.”


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