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American Idol Recap: Who Managed To Pull Off The Beatles?

By Victoria Pavlova | 21st March 2013

Last night’s episode of American Idol saw the nine remaining finalists take on the Beatles catalogue – with varying success.In preparation for the night, producer and Idol mentor Jimmy Iovine had this to say to...

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American Idol Chooses It's Top 10: But Are Any Of Them Good Enough?

By Michael West | 8th March 2013

America has spoken. The general public have chosen this year's American Idol Top 10, and there's few surprises in the line-up for season eight of the show. Blessed with good looks and a half-decent voice,...

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'Arrogant' Curtis Finch Jr Is Best Of A Bad Bunch On American Idol

By Michael West | 7th March 2013

It was the men's turn on American Idol last night, though it's highly unlikely any of the male contestants on season twelve of the show will be competing for the crown in a couple of...

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Zoanette Johnson Is “Queen Of The Jungle” On American Idol

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th February 2013

No one saw Zoanette Johnson – the huge-haired, larger than life, Liberian-born singer – getting this far in American Idol. She made the National Anthem sound like rallying cry during her initial try-outs, and erratic...

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Dwts Idol Contestant Revealed: American Idol Loser Kellie Pickler Takes On Dance Challenge

By Hayley Avron | 25th February 2013

The news has broken that we have a DWTS Idol Contestant in the making. TMZ have discovered the identity of four of this year’s Dancing With The Stars contestants and one of them is a...

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Was American Idol's Shubha Vedula A Cross Between Aguilera And Psy?

By Michael West | 21st February 2013

Mount Pleasant's Shubha Vedula was axed from American Idol on Wednesday night (February 20, 2013) after being told she sounded like a cross between Christina Aguilera and the "Gangnam Style guy," by influential judge Nicki...

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American Idol: Angelina Miller Leaves Randy Jackson Speechless

By Michael West | 15th February 2013

Angela Miller stole the show on Thursday night's American Idol (February 14, 2013), leaving the judges gobsmacked with a performance of her own song, 'You Set Me Free.' The 18-year-old food services worker from Beverly,...

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How Long Will Survivor Survive?

14th February 2013

CBS's Survivor may now have to begin thinking about its own survival following the premiere of Survivor: Caramoan, which on Wednesday drew the lowest ratings for a season opener since the series debuted 11 years...

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Hollywood Week: Could One Of 'The Couch Potatoes' Win American Idol?

By Michael West | 7th February 2013

American Idol kicked off its 'Hollywood week' on Wednesday (February 6, 2013), with the singing hopefuls bidding for a place in the grand finale. We say Hollywood week, we actually mean Quiet Suburb Week, as...

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Dude Looks Like A Lady: Steven Tyler Does Audition In Drag On American Idol

By Lorna Greville  | 2nd February 2013

American Idol contestant "Pepper LaBeija from the House of LaBeija." rocked up in an impeccable face of make-up and a big blonde wig ready, a very short skirt and honking false boobs. She raring to...

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"Far-fetched" American Idol Racist Discrimination Lawsuit "Highly Unlikely" To Be Successful

By Lorna Greville  | 28th January 2013

Last week TMZ reported that lawyer James Freeman was planning to file a suit against the makers of American Idol for racist discrimination, after he noticed that all the contestants who had ever been publicly...

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Were American Idol Contestants Booted Because Of The Color Of Their Skin?

By Michael West | 28th January 2013

American Idol is at the centre of a racism lawsuit after it was claimed black contestants were booted from the hit talent show as a direct result of discrimination. TMZ.com obtained a letter filed with...

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American Idol Accused Of Racism By Former Contestants

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th January 2013

American Idol’s troubles with accusations of racism are far from over. Earlier this week, a letter was obtained by the tabloid TMZ, in which New York attorney James Freeman is asking permission from the EEOC...

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American Idol Racist? Potential Lawsuit With 9 Former Contestants Thinks So

By Lorna Greville  | 25th January 2013

There have only been 9 contestants in American Idol to have been disqualified publicly, and all of them have been black. Lawyer James H. Freeman suspected something was up during season 11 when Jermaine Jones...

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Why Have American Idol Ratings Dropped?

By Lorna Greville  | 17th January 2013

Few television programmes manage to make it to a twelfth season successfully; writing gets stale, possible plot lines for characters become exhausted, and viewers get bored. So, for American Idol to make it to this...

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Mariah Carey Gives The Lowdown On Her American Idol Favourites

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th January 2013

An endorsement from Mariah Carey in the singing game is like a Stephen Hawking putting in a good word for you in physics: it's big. So when the Carey lists her favourite American Idol auditions,...

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Kelly Clarkson Quashes Gay Rumours, Calls Them Insulting

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th January 2013

If anyone needed any evidence that Kelly Clarkson wasn't gay (and we can't for a second think why they'd care), then this should do it. Kelly Clarkson says she's not gay. And she thinks the...

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Nicki Minaj Scared? Unlikely But True.

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th November 2012

Nicki Minaj scared is not a phrase we've heard uttered before, it seems strange. The rapper is famous for her fearless nature and harsh judging on American Idol, but she's admitted that it frightens her,...

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Nicki Minaj And Mariah Carey Feud "Nothing New"

By Joe Wilde | 6th October 2012

Last night (October 5th) the producers at American Idol released a statement insisting that all is peachy between new judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, after reports of tension between the two have begun to...

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Carrie Underwood Almost Left American Idol Over On-set Accident

1st October 2012

Country singer Carrie Underwood was nearly forced to drop out of U.S. Tv talent competition American Idol days before the finale after bursting her ear drum in rehearsals.The Before He Cheats hitmaker and her fellow...

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Nicki Minaj Considering ‘Kardashian’ Style Reality Show?

By Michael West | 27th September 2012

Nicki Minaj’s American Idol journey may have only just begun, though it looks like the NY Queens rapper may be getting the taste for reality television. During an interview with Perez Hilton, the multi-talented MC...

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Nicki Minaj Was ‘Inspired’ By American Idol

By Michael West | 19th September 2012

Nicki Minaj has been reminiscing about her early impressions of American Idol, now that she’s a bona fide member of the panel, reports MTV. "I remember watching 'American Idol' in the first season and feeling...

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Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj Feud Played Down By Ryan Seacrest

By Michael West | 19th September 2012

Ryan Seacrest, speaking to NBC’s Today Show, dampened the rumours that Mariah Carey and Nicky Minaj were embattled in a ‘diva-off’ whilst they both perform judging roles on American Idol.“There are not too many dull...

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Inspired By Idol: Nicki Minaj Explains Why She Became An American Idol Judge

By Hayley Avron | 18th September 2012

Nicki Minaj has confounded many of her fans with her decision to become an American Idol judge. Minaj insists that she’s a fan of the show, though and in a press conference yesterday (September 16,...

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Nicki Minaj And Mariah Carey's American Idol Experience Gets Off To A Rocky Start

By Contributor | 18th September 2012

The press predicted it when reports surfaced weeks ago about two of the most combustible personalities in pop past and present working together as American Idol judges, and true enough Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj...

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No Love Lost: Mariah Carey And Nicki Minaj Feuding On American Idol, Already

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th September 2012

Well that didn’t take long now did it? As expected, Mariah Carey and Nicki MInaj wasted no time going in going head-to-head during the first day of shooting on American Idol on Sunday (September 16,...

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American Idol: Tension Already Between Nicki Minaj And Mariah Carey

By Hayley Avron | 17th September 2012

Well, that didn't take long now, did it? We knew that Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey wouldn't be able to hide their disdain for each other for too long. TMZ have reported that the two...

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Jennifer Lopez Bans Staff From Speaking To Her

13th September 2012

Jennifer Lopez has banned her staff from speaking to her.The former 'American Idol' judge is currently building a huge new mansion in San Fernando, California but those working on the home have reportedly been warned...

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Nicki Minaj To Be American Idol Judge - Report

20th August 2012

Rapper Nicki Minaj is set to be a judge on the upcoming season of TV talent show American Idol, according to a new report.The Super Bass hitmaker is said to be joining newcomer Mariah Carey...

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Paula Abdul Still Friends With Simon Cowell

10th July 2012

Paula Abdul is still friends with Simon Cowell despite the fact that he fired her from 'The X Factor' USA judging panel.The 'Straight Up' singer's friendship with the talent show boss has been in the...

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