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.
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.
The first all-female AI finale in nine years crowned a winner, Candice Glover, but the Season 12 finale still didn’t rack up the numbers.
Whatever the reason, judging panels on Idol, The Voice and The X-Factor have been marked in recent years by ever-changing bodies in the judges’ seats.
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.
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 and beats. People still (kind of) bought albums, at least early on in the decade. And American Idol was more about the singers than it was the judges.
When Nicki Minaj didn’t appear to the set on time for the first live taping of American Idol Wednesday night (March 13), the cameras kept on rolling. Her absence had many wondering what could have happened to the singer.
The GRAMMYs and rock and roll have always had an uneasy relationship. While some iconic rockers like Bruce Springsteen and U2 have shelves full of GRAMMYs, many others have never won a single one. Proud members of the overlooked GRAMMY club include The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, Jimi Hendrix, ZZ Top and Lynryd Skynyrd.
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Country star and newly appointed American Idol judge Keith Urban was a guest on the Ellen show this week, and right away, he got down to the business talking Idol.