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‘American Idol’ Judges: Mariah Carey And Nicki Minaj Confirm Their Exits

After weeks of rumors, both Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj confirmed on Thursday (May 30) that they will be leaving the American Idol judge’s table. Related: From Glambert To Kelly, 5 Former ‘Idol’ Contestants We’d […]


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Jennifer Hudson Rumored To Join ‘American Idol’ As Judge

Jennifer Hudson may be returning to the show that launched her into the spotlight, that is if reports of her signing on as a judge for next season of American Idol are true.


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Chicago’s Jennifer Hudson Signs On As “American Idol” Judge

E! News has confirmed that the first American Idol alum turned judge will be Chicago’s Jennifer Hudson.


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Randy Jackson Steps Down As ‘American Idol’ Judge, Who’s Next?

After making the careers of artists like Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, longtime American Idol judge Randy Jackson announced Thursday (May 9) that he will not be returning as a judge next season.


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Judging The Judges: Star Power Alone Can’t Revive ‘American Idol’ Ratings

The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths […]


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AMERICAN IDOL: The Reason Why Keith Urban Can Deal With Nikki Minaj And Mariah Carey Can’t!

Have you been watching American Idol?

Ever wonder how in the world Keith Urban deals with Nikki Minaj and Mariah Carey?

Well Nicole Kidman told Access Hollywood, “A 4-year-old and a 2-year-old and a wife, a lot of girls in our household,”! Keith’s response to that was, “A literal estrogen nest is where I live.” Now we get it!


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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]


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Keith Urban Crawls Under Judges Table During ‘American Idol’ Premiere

“It’s not safe” was Keith Urban’s sentiment as he slowly crawled under the judges table during last night’s first round of American Idol auditions in New York City. He wasn’t referring to his position between divas Mariah Carey […]


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WATCH: Nikki Minaj Needs Her A1 Steak Sauce!

Ever wonder it would be like to be famous and have assistants taking care of you? American Idol judge Nikki Minaj definitely knows how to work it….She sent one of her assistants out to get […]