16 September 2012 7:49 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We thought this day would never come! After years months of speculation, rumors and guesswork, Fox has finally and officially announced the new American Idol judges for season 12.  America...this is your judging panel! Country superstar Keith Urban and rapper Nicki Minaj have joined Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson behind the table on Fox's reality series staple. The foursome will make their first appearance today in New York, where season 12 auditions will officially kick off. "So excited to be joining the team on ‪@AmericanIdol!!!!!! -Ku ‪#idoljudges," Urban tweeted Sunday morning. Mariah Carey confirmed her acceptance of the Idol gig by »

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