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Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj Leaving American Idol

AMERICAN IDOL: SEASON 12: L-R: Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Ryan Seacrest, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. CR: Michael Becker / FOX.

Don’t expect Mariah Carey to dedicate her next performance of “We Belong Together” to the folks at American Idol. The Grammy-winning diva confirmed via Twitter on Thursday the widely rumored notion that she will not return for Season 13 of Fox’s reality singing competition.

Additionally, the network announced that fellow judge Nicki Minaj is exiting The House That Kelly Clarkson Built, as well. READ MORE


Report: American Idol's Plan to Replace Mariah Carey With Ex-Judge Jennifer Lopez Derailed

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In the wake of continually decreasing ratings, American Idol‘s Powers That Be reportedly began plotting the return of former fan-fave judge Jennifer Lopez, with just weeks left in Season 12. That Hail Mary pass, however …READ MORE


New American Idol Judges, Execs Speak Out on Mariah Carey-Nicki Minaj Feud: 'It's Authentic'

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 08: (L-R) Judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj of "American Idol" speak onstage during the FOX portion of the 2013 Winter TCA Tour at Langham Hotel on January 8, 2013 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

First things first: Dueling divas Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj did not tear each other’s throats out when they took the stage to promote the 12th season of American Idol Tuesday morning at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour in Pasadena.

But their very public feud was a big topic of conversation. READ MORE


Report: Mariah Carey Finalizing Deal to Join American Idol as Judge

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Pop diva Mariah Carey is reportedly thisclose to becoming the newest American Idol judge. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Lie to Me's Kelli Williams Visits Mentalist, ER Favorite Flies Pan Am, and More

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Lie to Me alumna Kelli Williams has lined up a guest spot on The Mentalist‘s upcoming fourth season as …READ MORE


Who Will Judge Fox's X Factor: Paula Abdul? Katy Perry? Cheryl Cole? Simon Says….

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Simon Cowell says the producers of Fox’s The X Factor, which premieres this fall, have “spoken to lots of people” about serving as judges on the U.S. port of the British hit, and when it comes to Paula Abdul … READ MORE & VOTE