Nicki Minaj's 'American Idol' judging gig will be on full display in the new year and the Young Money rhymer isn't holding back her excitement.

The head Barb shares her feelings about her highly-publicized role in a new promo video for the reality competition singing show. "It feels pretty amazing to be a judge," Nicki says. "I'm still getting used to it. It's inspiring to feel that you're finding someone before they become a superstar... And help to make them a better artist."

From the looks of it, Nicki will bring her signature uniqueness and love for her fans to the judges' table. Despite a plethora of other singing competitions on air, she's confident that 'American Idol' is the only show that creates real superstars. "No one is ever going to touch 'American Idol,'" she explains.

The new season begins Jan. 16 and 17 at 8/7c on FOX. Still no word how the 'Pink Friday' creator's feud with fellow judge Mariah Carey will play into the show.

Watch Nicki Minaj Speak on 'American Idol' Judging