Keith Urban Voted Best American Idol Judge Ever

Keith Urban has been voted Best Idol Judge Ever in a recent Zimbio readers' poll.

In the poll of 1,200 Zimbio readers, Urban beat out Simon Cowell and Mariah Carey for the honor. The poll included all seasons of the hit show.

As far as the recently named Best Idol Judge Ever returning to the judge's table next season?

"We haven't confirmed anything, but we needed to leave some holes there, in case another season happens," Urban tells USA Today. "If we do another season, those would be where the audition cities would go. But nothing's confirmed at all."

American Idol all-time judge rankings:

1. Keith Urban

2. Simon Cowell

3. Mariah Carey

4. Jennifer Lopez

5. Nicki Minaj

6. Ellen DeGeneres

7. Steven Tyler

8. Paula Abdul

9. Randy Jackson

10. Kara DioGuardi

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