LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Mariah Carey has been named the newest judge on FOX’s “American Idol”, it was announced Monday.

The announcement was made by FOX entertainment chief Kevin Reilly at a Television Critics Association meeting.

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Earlier this month, judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith announced they are leaving the hit music competition show after two years on the panel.

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Carey, 42, has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, and has also won five Grammy Awards.

Carey joins Randy Jackson in the show’s 12th season. A third judge has not been announced.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Mariah Carey, Newest ‘Idol’ Judge (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET)