Nov 19, 2012 15:33 Video: Mariah Carey to join American Idol? Video: Mariah Carey to join American Idol? Mariah Carey arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday, March 7, 2010, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Advocate story Nov. 19, 2012 Comments Mariah Carey is said to be in the mix for a spot on the judging panel of American Idol. Hear the latest buzz.