American Idol Season 12 to Return January 16 with New Judges Randy Jackson, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj

The American Idol Season 12 will return on January 16 and 17, 2012 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, with new judges Randy Jackson, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. American Idol Season 11 ‘s alumni are doing well with winner Phillip Phillips’ “Home” receiving a double platinum certification.