Nigel Lythgoe Confirms He’s Leaving ‘American Idol’
Times they are a-changin’. The longtime executive producer of ‘American Idol’ confirmed via Twitter on June 9 that he had been fired from the show.
Jennifer Lopez Wants To Return To ‘American Idol’ — Report
How’s this for a shakeup? Former ‘Idol’ judge J. Lo is reportedly looking to reprise her role on the Fox show — just one year after quitting the series!
American Idol may be saying goodbye to three of this season’s four judges, but a familiar face to the series is interested in rejoining the panel. Jennifer Lopez, who appeared on the 11th season of the show, left to focus on her film and music career; but after only a season away, she wants her job back! Click here to read more
Nicki Minaj Leaving ‘American Idol’
Shortly after Mariah Carey announced her departure from ‘American Idol,’ Nicki followed suit by announcing that she’s also quitting the music talent show.
It looks like the only judge still left for the next season of American Idol is Keith Urban. Nicki Minaj will be joining Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson in leaving the show as a judge.
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Mariah Carey Leaving ‘American Idol’ — Confirmed
Mariah is ditching the singing competition in favor of a world tour, according to her PR firm.
Another one bites the dust! It was announced May 30 that Mariah Carey will not be returning to American Idol for a second round of judging, instead opting to embark on a world tour. Click here to read more
Adam Lambert: Judging ‘American Idol’ Would Be ‘Such A Reward’
Now that the season is over, ‘American Idol’ is on the hunt for a new set of judges. ‘Idol’ alum Adam Lambert tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that if he was offered a judging gig on the show, he’d definitely take it!
Now that Randy Jackson and Nicki Minaj are officially out, American Idol producers must find new judges to fill their spots for next season. Adam Lambert, who was runner-up on season eight of Idol, tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that he’d definitely be up for the challenge if producers offer him a spot as a judge!
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Randy Jackson Slams ‘American Idol’: Focus On The Talent, Not The Judges
‘American Idol’ has become as well-known for its judge shakeups as its talented contestants! In a new interview, Randy says the reality show should focus on the talent, not on who is on the panel.
Randy Jackson, the last original American Idol judge, will be leaving the show after 12 seasons. Now, the former judge is saying the show should go back to basics and shine the spotlight only on the young talent. Click here to read more
Jennifer Hudson Joining ‘American Idol’ As New Judge — Report
The ‘Idol’ alumna has reportedly signed on for the karaoke contest’s 13th season. Are you excited?
And I am telling you… Jennifer Hudson is joining American Idol! The Academy Award-winning actress — who famously came in seventh place during the third season of Idol – is part of producers’ new plan for the creatively floundering series, E! Online is reporting. Click here to read more
‘American Idol’ Wants To ‘Lock Down’ Bruno Mars As Season 13 Judge
Bruno, Kelly Clarkson & Harry Connick Jr. are all being eyed by ‘Idol’ producers.
Bruno Mars may be “Locked Out Of Heaven,” but there’s one place he’s still more than welcome: American Idol! “Producers and Fox would absolutely love to get Bruno Mars as a judge,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively. “He’s super talented, amazingly charismatic, and well-liked by industry professionals and young fans.” Click here to read more
Mariah Carey: Why She Didn’t Give Jennifer Lopez A Standing Ovation
There appeared to be a diva face-off on the season finale of ‘American Idol,’ but an eyewitness tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively that viewers were fooled by a bit of editing.
The season finale of American Idol on May 16 was exciting, but it was Mariah Carey’s potential diss towards Jennifer Lopez that caught viewers’ attention! At the end of J.Lo’s performance of “Live It Up,” it appeared as though Mariah refrained from giving a standing ovation while her fellow judges Randy Jackson, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj leapt to their feet.
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Jennifer Lopez Rocks A Sexy Look For ‘American Idol’ Finale Performance
White proved to be the hottest trend of the night! While Mariah went for full-on glamour, JLo looked beyond sexy in thigh-high boots and a very revealing ensemble that allowed her to put her legs on full display.
Move over, Mariah Carey! The divine diva wasn’t the only superstar to grace the stage and put on a rocking performance during the American Idol season 12 finale. Former judge Jennifer Lopez returned to the program and really wowed the crowd with her performance — and her seriously sexy get-up was just as show-stopping!Click here to read more