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The Best Quotes From Premiere Night


It's premiere week! After months of crisscrossing the country in search of the next star, American Idol returns to television tonight! Now in it's twelfth season, Idol looks to be even bigger and better than ever before. Here's a recap of the most memorable quotes from the premiere episode of American Idol.

"What Nicki is trying to say to you is that the voice is terrible." (Randy Jackson to Ben Gaisey)

"I see you going really far in this competition." (Nicki Minaj to Isabelle)

"I'm going to say no, but you're a rocker." (Keith Urban to Evan Ruggiero)

"I wanted to be a bus driver at one point. I wanted to drive busses. I love driving." (Nicki Minaj to Randy Jackson)

"We're not even here. He doesn't even need us." (Randy Jackson after Michael Buonopane's unprovoked performance)

"Let's see what you got little ladybug." (Nicki Minaj to Rozanna Shindelman)

"I felt like you could make a great album. I see a complete package." (Mariah Carey to Sarah Restuccio)

"Um, what other skills and talents do you have?" (Keith Urban after an audition)

"It's hard saying no, but you're like Obi-Wan Kenobi." (Keith Urban to Randy Jackson)

"No, I rather look at pictures of myself. I'm only kidding." (Mariah Carey after viewing images of her and a teenage Teena Torres)

Be sure to tune in to American Idol every WED and THU at 8/7c on FOX.

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