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From her colorful hair to her outrageous costumes, it's no secret that rapper Nicki Minaj is a bit of a wild child. Fortunately, her new employers are happily embracing her unpredictable public persona.

In two just-released promos for the new season of American Idol, the Fox singing competition promises a "wild," "original" and "honest" judge. While one ad touts all three new Idol additions, the second ad specifically focuses on Minaj alone. No offense to Keith Urban, but where is the Mariah Carey love?

Ian Somerhalder? Sofia Vergara? Make your picks for TV's sexiest eye candy now!

Watch the promos and see what you think of Minaj and all the new additions:

The new season of American Idol premieres on Jan. 16 at 8/7c on Fox.