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.READ MORE: Walgreens, Rite-Aid Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines
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.READ MORE: LA County Supports Less Strict Threshold For Disneyland, Other Theme Parks To Reopen
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.MORE NEWS: High-Definition Panorama Taken By Mars Rover Perseverance Shows Crater Rim, Cliff Face Of Ancient River Delta