The question we now ask you is: Who do you think should become the next judge on American Idol? Click the jump to cast your vote.
Name: Nicki Minaj
Known Aliases: The Harajuku Barbie, Barbie Bitch, Nicki Lewinski, Nice Nipples Nick, The Ninja, The Mistress
Affiliations: Cash Money/Young Money (Birdman, Lil' Wayne, Drake, et al.), Gucci Mane, Eminem
Claim to Fame: Nicki Minaj is "the female Weezy" and then some, infusing her linear, linguistically cunning rhymes with the sting of raw, ghetto-fab schizophrenia. And she can sing without auto-tune. And then there's this.
Name: Mariah fucking Carey
Known Aliases: Mimi
Affiliations: Nick Cannon, Puff Daddy, Ol' Dirty Bastard (R.I.P.)
Claim to Fame: In addition to recording some of the most important pop music of the 1990s (or ever), Mariah Carey can also sing in a pitch once thought to be accessible only to dolphins.