Part 1 of American Idol’s season 12 premiere kicks off tonight at 8/7c on Fox and America can finally get a taste of the new judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Of course when the first "Idol," Kelly Clarkson auditioned she had to impress the original critics Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul.
So, how does Kelly think it would feel trying out in front of the new team?"I would have loved walking in to a room and Mariah Carey is sitting there. She's not only a great singer, she's a great songwriter as well. Also, Nicki...she's pretty cool and she represents a whole different side of music. I think it's pretty cool, " she says.