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Why 'American Idol' is worth watching
Why 'American Idol' is worth watching

After what felt like months of rampant speculation, Fox has finally announced that the “American Idol” judges' panel will include pop-rap vixen Nicki Minaj and country statesman Keith Urban. The two are joining fellow newbie, pop diva Mariah Carey, and returning leader Randy Jackson. The big unveiling was done just under the wire for auditions in New York on Sunday for the show’s 12th season, which will premiere in January. With gossip sites already attempting to stir a supposedly brewing rivalry between Carey and Minaj, let’s take a look at what the new panel can bring to the aging competition. And more important, why it’s worth tuning in...

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