American Idol

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It’s that time of year when television networks put their worst-performing shows on the chopping block, and Fox’s American Idol is the latest to get the ax, according to Entertainment Weekly. Fox has pulled the talent show, and the 15th season next year will be its last. It will return for the last time with current judges […]

According to TMZ, Mariah Carey shared that she hated being a judge on “American Idol” saying, “Everyday it was like “working in hell with Satan.” Carey never mentioned Nicki Minaj by name however you would have had to have been living under a rock  if you didn’t know the two could not get a long at […]

  According to TMZ, various contestants from different American Idol seasons; Corey Clark (Season 2), Jaered Andrews (Season 2), Jacob John Smalley (Season 2), Donnie Williams (Season 3), Terrell Brittenum (Season 5), Derrell Brittenum (Season 5), Thomas Daniels (Season 6), Akron Watson (Season 6), Ju’Not Joyner (Season 8), and Chris Golightly (Season 9) are accusing the shows […]

    On American Idol last night, Mariah Carey performed a medley of her greatest hits including; Hero, Make it Happen, My All,Vision of Love, We Belong Together and her new single Beautiful.  The octavely gifted artist was accused of lip syncing her performance shortly after she gave it. People all over the world were hitting rewind on the old DVR to see […]

      Maybe this is a blessing in disguise. Word is that all the “American Idol” judges will not be asked back for the next season, according to the New York Post. “All four are gone,” the insider told TheWrap. “They feel they’ve lost their core audience and they want it back.” Driven by this belief […]

  Score one for the women! Or at least women other than Nicki or Mariah. Apparently they are back at the catty foolishness at the judges table. Now, whether this is an effort on Idol’s part to get people to watch again, we’re not sure, but their season is coming to a close and it […]

The controversy on “American Idol” isn’t solely surrounding the beef between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey. The singing competition reality show is being accused of racism by nine ex-contestants from different seasons. An attorney out New York named James H. Freeman submitted a letter to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requesting permission to […]

Before Nicki Minaj signed on as an American Idol judge, she counseled with a number of people — including Lil’ Wayne and Mike Darnell, Fox’s president of alternative programming. According to a new cover story about the show in the Hollywood Reporter, Nicki had fears that the show might make her “too famous” — which […]

I’m not entirely sure why Steven Tyler has been displaying Lil’ Kim– like levels of bitterness towards Nicki Minaj, but he has done it again. Speaking with MTV News, the former American Idol judge discusses his replacement judge’s abilities in some noticeably prejudicial terms. Tyler said: “You just have to give your opinion. It wasn’t […]

He no longer goes by the name Bobby V, but Bobby V is still around and continuing to record music. Speaking with EBONY.com, the ex-Mista member discussed being dissed by American Idol, working with Ray J, and setting his sights on reality TV. EBONY: Did missing the cut for American Idol affect your confidence as […]