HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban will join the star-studded cast of judges on “American Idol.”

The American singing competition made the announcement on its website on Sunday.

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Minaj and Urban will join Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson for the 12th Season, which premieres in Jan. 2013.

Emmy-nominated show host Ryan Seacrest took to Twitter on Sunday with the news.

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Urban also tweeted, “SO excited to be joining the team on @AmericanIdol!!!!!! -KU”

Steven Tyler and
Jennifer Lopez announced
in July that they were leaving the show after two seasons.

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Tyler first made his announcement on July 12, followed by Lopez the next day.