Keith Urban: ‘It’s an honour to be part of the American Idol family’


Keith Urban has spoken about his new judging duties on American Idol.

Urban and Nicki Minaj were announced on Sunday as the new judges on the hit talent show, joining Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson on the panel.

Urban said: “It’s really an honour to have been invited to be a part of the American Idol family. I’m looking forward to working with everyone and to seeing the same passion that I have for music in all the participants.”

The star previously said that he would love to be a judge on Idol and always hoped it would happen.

Season 12 of American Idol will kick off in January 2013.

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