Mariah Carey Joins American Idol as New Judge
Mariah Carey will be joining "American Idol" as a judge next season replacing Jennifer Lopez. The official announcement was made by FOX on Monday. Mariah will make her debut on the 12th season of âIdolâ in January 2013.
Its been reported that Mariahâs contract is worth $18 million for one year, which would make her the highest-paid judge in reality telvision. J.Lo reportedly earned $12 million for her first year on the show. GistOnly