Curtis Finch, Jr. was eliminated from American Idol on Thursday, becoming the first member of this year’s Top 10 to be sent home. Contestants who receive the lowest number of votes are allowed to perform one last "save" song for the judges, and the contestant is allowed to stay on the show if the judges unanimously vote in the singer's favor.
Nicki Minaj took her seat on the American Idol judges panel 13 minutes late on Wednesday night, and arrived in a black hoodie and sunglasses while blaming traffic for her tardiness. Minaj’s big personality was noticeably absent when the first live show of the season kicked off.
Jane Lynch rapped Nicki Minaj’s hit song "Super Bass" while appearing as a guest on Conan on Monday – giving Sophia Grace and Rosie some competition. Lynch revealed her rapping talents while chatting with Conan O’Brien about her time at Elton John’s star-studded Oscars gala.
American Idol showcased the top ten women in the competition on Tuesday night, but no one proved they’d earned their spot as much as Candice Glover. “You have an old soul thing, but you make it so now, so current,” said judge Keith Urban.
Mariah Carey had a nip slip while honoring Jermaine Dupri record lapel So So Def’s 20th anniversary at Atlanta’s Fox Theater Saturday evening. The nip slip in question occurred when Carey came on stage with Usher and Jay-Z rolling out a cake.
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will have an “enforced” dress code, which finds thongs and side boobs “problematic.” The email, entitled "Wardrobe Advisory," was sent out by show runners of the awards ceremony and accidentally leaked to Deadline.
Steven Tyler dressed in drag for last night’s American Idol, posing as an Oklahoman woman named Pepper LaBeija trying out for the competition. Despite the legitimacy of the name––Tyler adopted the name from a famous drag queen––the Aerosmith frontman wasn’t fooling anyone when he walked in.
Nicki Minaj's star (and hair) shown brightest last night in the season premiere of American Idol. The Trinidad-born Minaj seemed to make sure that the camera found her more than any of the others on the judges' panel using a variety of her hip-hop diva antics.
American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, 22, is making the promotional rounds for his new debut album, The World from the Side of the Moon, even in Canada, where he popped by the MuchMusic studio to address his gathered fans — and dish about the changes American Idol has made.
Sunday's American Music Awards celebrated the ceremony's 40th anniversary in the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles by handing out 20 trophies to this year's most popular musical artists, selected based on sales and airplay, and voted by fans online.
EXCLUSIVE: 'American Idol' Alumnus Chris Richardson Talks Workout Routine, New Single, 'Joy And Pain'
Chris Richardson, 28, another star that was born after taking the American Idol stage in season six and finishing in fifth place, is gearing up for the release of his new single, 'Joy and Pain,' which features Tyga and brings with it sounds of "blue-eyed soul.
Despite Ryan Seacrest's efforts to downplay it, the feud between Mariah Carey, 42, and Nicki Minaj, 29, that was caught on a taping of the Simon Cowell-created American Idol, in which Minaj said she was not going to be "putting up with her f--king highness over there" — meaning Carey — was more than a passing tiff.
Everybody likes to buzz about conflicts between judges on the set of reality competitions like The X Factor and The Voice, but it looks like things really did get ugly between fellow divas Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj on American Idol during a rehearsal taping, when a video of the two singers duking it out at the judge's table was leaked online.
Justin Bieber, 18, showed his star power this weekend at the kickoff of his hotly anticipated Believe tour in Phoenix, Arizona, when he got sick on stage but still powered through his entire act with only a few setbacks, admitting his condition at one point to the audience.
In case you'd forgotten, rap was once about social and political issues. Here to remind us of the genre's advocacy roots are Kanye West and Nicki Minaj, who have been infusing their rants with shout-outs to popular politicians and potshots at the not-so-popular ones.