Another American idol judge announces departure

AmericanIdol2013Mariah Carey has joined Randy Jackson in the exodus from American Idol.

The singer has spent only one season on the show, after being part of the refresher that saw Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler depart and Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith urban join the judging panel.

Carey’s PR firm tweeted the news: “W/ global success of “#Beautiful” (#1 in 30+ countries so far) @MariahCarey confirms world tour & says goodbye 2 Idol.”

Urban said earlier this week that he known absolutely nothing about his Idol future while Minaj is expected to leave also.

An all-alumni judging panel is rumoured for next season with former finalist Jennifer Hudson on of the frontrunners.

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