Oh, how fun it is to play the game of Hollywood musical chairs.

According to US Weekly, the two now-confirmed female judges for American Idol Season 12 Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj were considering a different singing competition show before formally signing on with Idol.

Mariah and Nicki were both reportedly eyeing the empty coaching seats of The Voice stars Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green (who are being replaced by Shakira and Usher) to star alongside returnees Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on the show.

It certainly would’ve been interesting to see the girls go head-to-head as competitive team leaders, but alas, they’ll be working side-by-side instead!

Source: US Weekly

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