Mariah Carey is the latest and newest addition joining the judging panel on "American Idol." Fox entertainment chief Kevin Reilly announced her signing to a meeting of the Television Critics Association on Monday, and then put Carey on speaker phone to confirm the deal.
"I am so excited to be joining 'American Idol, this kind of all just happened really quickly.""We are proud to have one of the world's greatest-ever female singers join our show,” "Idol" creator and executive producer Simon Fuller said. “Mariah defines the word 'Idol' and will inspire every singer that has the honor of performing in front of her.”
The 5 time Grammy Award winner even to to Twitter to share the excitement with her followers saying the following: It's gonna be so much fun working on
We love this move! We're absolutely certain that Mariah is going to be a great addition to this show.