Over the weekend news leaked Mariah Carey was thisclose to signing a deal to become a judge on American Idol [click here if you missed that].
Now it's official...
American Idol creator Simon Fuller made the announcement today,
"We are proud to have one of the world's greatest-ever female singers join our show.”
“Mariah defines the word 'Idol' and will inspire every singer that has the honor of performing in front of her.”