Get Ready! ‘Idol’ Season 12 Countdown

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Who will be the next ‘American Idol’?

Season 12 of the hit FOX show kicks off with a 2-night premiere, Wednesday Jan. 16 and Thursday Jan. 17. The show will be 2 hours each night, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

This year, there are three new faces: Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj join Randy Jackson on the judges’ panel.

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