Nikki Minaj and Keith Urban completes the round of judges for "American Idol" including Randy Jackson, and Mariah Carey. "Minaj is getting $12 million for a one-year deal on the hit Fox singing series, a person in the music industry with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the deal"."The AP reported in July that Mariah Carey is receiving just shy of $18 million for a one-year contract with a renewal option.
"Minaj said during the auditions she'll be looking for "a superstar," which, she explained, is "something that can't be defined in words."