Nicki Minaj Idol Fashions

Nicki Minaj: ‘American Idol’ Style Timeline

Nicki Minaj is known for her colorful personality and eccentric style, and now America will get their weekly dose of the hip-hop diva when she joins the judges’ panel alongside Mariah Carey, Keith Urban, and Randy Jackson on “American Idol.”

To celebrate “Idol’s” newest and most outrageous judge yet, we’ve compiled a gallery of some of her bold looks throughout the “Idol” process.

For more of Nicki’s fierce fashion, be sure to tune in to the two-night premiere on Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17, at 8/7C on FOX.