Keith Urban on American Idol Drama: Toes Get Stepped On :    Keith Urban has managed to keep his cool even as tempers flared during the taping of the upcoming season of American Idol – but he says tension between the judges is only natural.

Asked about how he handles being between two big personalities on Idol – he literally sits between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj – the country star jokes, “Yeah, yeah, Randy [Jackson] and Ryan [Seacrest] are huge personalities. I do my best to keep them civil.”