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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey: A Timeline To Their 'American Idol' Beef

New judges hope for American IdolAmerican Idol is facing a 36 million dollar-plus question: Will that combined paycheck lavished on superstar judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban pay off in ratings? The newcomers have their work cut out for them whether they earn it with more
Belfast Telegraph ( 1/15/2013 12:14:42 PM -08:00 )

Nicki Minaj: I'm not a crazy psycho
Los Angeles - Nicki Minaj is worried she will look like a "crazy psycho" on American Idol. The Starships singer's explosive feud with fellow judge Mariah Carey made headlines last year during the audition stages of the singing competition, and Nicki is now more
Channel 24 ( 1/15/2013 12:05:18 PM -08:00 )

Nicki Minaj opens up about Mariah Carey feud, insists she's 'not a crazy psycho'
Nicki Minaj opens up about Mariah Carey feud, insists sheNicki Minaj insists she's not the crazy psychopath you may have heard she is. "I am not really a crazy psycho you guys," she tells the audience, in an interview on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show.' PHOTOS: WORST CELEBRITY FEUDS. Minaj sat down with more
New York Daily News ( 1/15/2013 10:39:22 AM -08:00 )

Mariah Carey: All Idol judges argue
While the singer had a huge bust-up with Nicki Minaj during the audition stages of the popstar search show, Mariah admitted all four judges, including Keith Urban and Randy Jackson, have disagreements about the contestants. She told E! News: "We have to more
Channel 24 ( 1/15/2013 9:38:29 AM -08:00 )

Meet the new judges for 'American Idol'
PASADENA, Calif. - Country superstar Keith Urban had no problem saying "yes" when "American Idol" producers approached him to be one of the judges on the latest edition of the music competition series. After all, Urban and his wife, actress Nicole Kidman, more
Kansas City Star ( 1/15/2013 9:04:23 AM -08:00 )

Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey: A Timeline To Their 'American Idol' Beef
Ahead of Wednesday's season premiere, MTV News maps out the history of their war of words. By Jocelyn Vena (@jocelyn1212). This is "American Idol"! And, come Wednesday, fans will finally get to see what really went down between Nicki Minaj and more
MTV.com ( 1/15/2013 9:02:01 AM -08:00 )

Will New 'American Idol' Season Be Rebirth or Swan Song?
Will New After a five-year break, Clay Aiken says he was long overdue to bring a Christmas show back on the road. /column/reality-check/american-idol-judge-mariah-carey-we-re-1008075622.story. 'American Idol' Judge Mariah Carey: 'We're Putting the 'Fun' Back in more
Billboard ( 1/15/2013 9:00:17 AM -08:00 )

'American Idol' Is Back: Five Reasons to Watch
On January 16th, American Idol returns for its 12th season – and it won't take fans very long to see that the Fox staple has shaken things up radically. Who could blame the Idol team for taking risks? The judges didn't click with each other or the audience last more
RollingStone.com ( 1/15/2013 8:00:45 AM -08:00 )

Nicki Minaj explains Mariah Carey feud to Jay Leno -- VIDEO
Genial talk show host Jay Leno and aggressively odd rapper Nicki Minaj seem like they have approximately nothing in common. But on The Tonight Show yesterday, the two realized that they actually do share something: They've both been involved in more
Entertainment Weekly ( 1/15/2013 7:59:27 AM -08:00 )

American Idol belting its way back
Well, the perpetually grinning Australian country singer and seemingly all-around nice guy is certainly not the Simon Cowell-like heavy. That job has apparently been inherited by returning judge Randy Jackson. He also seems to be less prone to more
Ottawa Citizen ( 1/15/2013 7:41:03 AM -08:00 )

Advice on Idol not always heeded
It can be all too easy, when considering American Idol at times - parodied, ridiculed, complained about - to forget that, at its core, it's a talent competition in which young singers are vaulted from obscurity to fame in a mere 14 weeks. When newly minted Idol more
Ottawa Citizen ( 1/15/2013 7:40:58 AM -08:00 )

Nicki Minaj: 'American Idol' Feud Definitely Isn't Fake
Nicki Minaj stopped by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night, where she confirmed that her feud with fellow American Idol judge Mariah Carey definitely isn't fake. "It's just one of those weird things, you gotta see it to get it," Minaj told Leno. "A lot of it just more
RollingStone.com ( 1/15/2013 7:06:28 AM -08:00 )

'American Idol': New featurette offers boobs, clown costumes, and one tender
Granted, Mariah probably only looks so giddy here because a sassy male contestant has just told Nicki, “Shut yo mouth.” (Hidden gem: Randy Jackson's hand, conjuring up this television magic.) Below, we've got an exclusive featurette to get you ready for more
Entertainment Weekly ( 1/15/2013 7:00:38 AM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe: Nicki Minaj is one of the best judges I've worked with
Fans should prepare for some changes when "American Idol" returns to Fox on Wednesday and Thursday this week, but one change they won't be seeing is a larger emphasis on hip-hop. With Nicki Minaj joining the judges' panel last year, it was questioned if more
CNN (blog) ( 1/15/2013 6:29:03 AM -08:00 )

Minaj: Lil Wayne made me join Idol
Minaj: Lil Wayne made me join IdolNicki Minaj has revealed that Lil Wayne persuaded her to sign up to be a judge on American Idol. The feisty and flamboyant rapper sits on the panel alongside new judges Mariah Carey and Keith Urban, with original mentor Randy Jackson for the US singing more
Belfast Telegraph ( 1/15/2013 5:14:24 AM -08:00 )

Nicki Minaj: 'My Human Side Comes Out On Idol'
Nicki Minaj: Nicki Minaj has claimed that viewers will start to see her human side when American Idol reaches the crucial Hollywood Week stage. The rapper, who has been making headlines thanks to her bust-up and subsequent making-up with fellow judge Mariah more
MTV UK ( 1/15/2013 3:23:24 AM -08:00 )

Carey, Minaj and Urban talk judging techniques
'American Idol' judges, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban discuss their judging strategies ahead of the start of the upcoming 12th season. (Jan. 15). Post to Facebook. Carey, Minaj and Urban talk judging techniques on USAToday.com: more
USA TODAY ( 1/15/2013 12:30:22 AM -08:00 )

Divas in denial about idle threats
IT remains a ratings winner in the US, but American Idol's clout has been slowly eroded by a talent show schedule that includes The X Factor and The Voice. On the eve of its 12th season premiere, Idol producers had to do something to turbo-charge the more
NEWS.com.au ( 1/14/2013 11:13:11 PM -08:00 )

Nicki Minaj puts feud with Mariah Carey behind her on Ellen DeGeneres
Nicki Minaj puts feud with Mariah Carey behind her on Ellen DeGeneresThe American Idol judge spoke to Ellen DeGeneres in a pre-taped interview set to air on Tuesday, insisting she's 'not a crazy psycho' - her feelings were just hurt after she felt Mariah didn't want her on the panel. Scroll down for video. It's over: Nicki Minaj more
Daily Mail ( 1/14/2013 11:08:59 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol' Preview: Season 12 Just May Be 'The Nicki Minaj Show'
"American Idol" Season 12 doesn't officially begin until January 16, and it remains to be seen if this upcoming season will uncover/discover a new singing superstar of Clarkson- or Underwood-esque proportions. But judging from a 45-minute "Idol" preview more
RollingStone.com ( 1/14/2013 1:13:41 PM -08:00 )