Mariah Carey has signed. She will be one of the three people who act the jury of American Idol, one of the competitions greatest impact on American television and globally. Thus, the rumors that the artist was in the crosshairs of producers have already been confirmed.
The official website of Carey announces the beginning of the career of the winner of five Grammys in a program whose new season kicks off on FOX on 13 January.
“As a singer, songwriter and producer she will be fun to help find new talent in American Idol”, said Mariah.
Mariah Carey on American Idol: 12 to $ 18 million
The New Yorker deal in exchange for an amount of around between twelve and eighteen million dollars, the seat being vacated by another diva: Jennifer Lopez.
Table and share comments, the less sharp Mariah, we assume, with Randy Jackson, who continues on with the show a new season. She remains to see who will be the third-or third judge, occupying the site of Steven Tyler.
The program American Idol has launched the careers of voices like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jordin Sparks, Kris Allen and Adam Lambert, among others. Like any reality TV show, she has not been without controversy, such as the unexplained removal of three singers Jennifer Hudson before African Americans with very few votes in the third season. Elton John called the vote “horribly racist”.
Carey, a successful artist
In regard to the new judge, Mariah Carey, few presentations are needed: born in Huntington, New York, in 1970, is one of the most successful artists globally today. Moreover, the creator and executive producer of American Idol, Simon Fuller, said, again according to the official website of the singer: “We are proud that one of the greatest female singers of all time has joined our program “.
Meanwhile, the executive director of FreemantleMedia, Cecile Frotz-Coutaz, producer of the program, praised by saying: “Mariah Carey is a global icon whose list of musical accomplishments is unprecedented”.
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