Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj

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In case you couldn't tell by the crazy clothes and wacky hair styles, Nicki Minaj is like no other judge we've had on American Idol. And based on this new promo for Idol's new season, Minaj is going to bring her wild side to the judging table.

The trailer spotlights the rapper/singer, who is one of the three new faces who will be sitting and sipping Cokes while watching fresh-faced hopefuls try to become the next American Idol. We get out first glimpse of Minaj's judging style, which is what the promo calls "honest" and "unpredictable." And she does it all while looking fabulous sporting cotton candy hair color.

Sneak a peek at the new Idol video below. Does it also make you wonder when Mariah Carey's promo will be released? 

American Idol returns on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

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