That’s for one season, with an option to renew, according to People, and it makes Carey the highest paid judge on a current reality show (Britney Spears is making $16 million over on X Factor; Christina Aguilera will reportedly get $10 million for her third season of The Voice). Related: the (old) Carey diva reports are already starting! Buckle in, everyone.
Mariah Carey performs during Escape To Total Rewards at Gotham Hall on March 1, 2012 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images