Reality Competition Shows Favorite American Idol Judges  

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List Rules All people who have served as a main judge for American Idol

Another season of American Idol is upon is. As a result, we wanted to look back at some of the best and worst judges in the history of the show. 

1
450 82
Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 11-14

2
178 56
Simon Cowell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 1-8

3
139 80
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 9-10, 12-14

4
134 76
Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 12-14

5
109 76
Randy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 1-11

6
109 81
Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 1-7

7
92 95
Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 9 & 10

8
66 119
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Season 8

9
50 119
Kara DioGuardi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Seasons 7 & 8

10
42 151
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Season 11

11
48 180
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Favorite American Idol Judges
Season 11