Mariah Carey on American Idol: "It was like hell."
Mariah Carey on American Idol: "It Was Like Hell"
By Cristina Arreola | 11/14/2013 - 12:28

Mariah Carey has some strong opinions about her stint as a judge on American Idol...and she's not afraid to share them!

“Honestly, I hated it,” she told Hot 97 radio when asked about her experience judging season 12 of the talent competition, alongside Randy Jackson, Keith Urban, and most controversially, Nicki Minaj.


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Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj
Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj Officially Leaving 'American Idol'
By Amaris Castillo | 05/31/2013 - 09:40

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj are saying farewell to American Idol.

The diva and (equally diva-esque) rapper are both leaving Fox's reality-singing competition show – and hopefully, the drama between each other.


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Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Blasts Mariah Carey on Twitter: The History of Their Idol-Size Drama
By Latina Staff | 05/03/2013 - 09:42

Thought the drama between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj was over? Think again. The American Idol judges started taking jabs at each other again this week. During Wednesday night's show, Mimi made a backhanded comment towards Nicki while critiquing one of the contestants and said, "Again, back to the Billboard Hot 100, No. 1 song, which you just performed -- which is difficult to get; not everybody has that."


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Jennifer Lopez performs on American Idol
WATCH: J.Lo Returning to 'American Idol' for Finale Performance!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/01/2013 - 12:27

Jennifer Lopez is set to “Dance Again” on the American Idol stage! The Boricua pop star and former judge will return for a finale performance next month, an exclusive source told E! News. While we would love for J.Lo to shake her famous curvas on the show, her camp has not confirmed reports as of yet.


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Lazaro Arbos on American Idol February 28 episode
'American Idol' Recap: Lazaro Arbos Makes the Top 10 Guys!
By Kamren Curiel | 03/01/2013 - 09:49

Sudden death round 2 delivered quite the soul last night on American Idol, when the guys battled it out for the top 10.

Cuban cutie Lazaro Arbos continued to break hearts with his story about growing up with a speech impediment and taking a job at an ice cream shop so he didn't have to do "smart people stuff like talking."

The crowd loved his rendition of Keith Urban's "Tonight I Wanna Cry," but ironically Urban himself wasn't a fan.


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Breanna Steer on American Idol
'American Idol' Recap: Breanna Steer Will Bust the Windows Out Your Car
By Kamren Curiel | 02/28/2013 - 10:11

It was round two of sudden death on American idol last night and the ladies were up first again this week. We thought only one Latina remained (Tenna Torres) until a stunning performance of Jazmine Sullivan's "Bust Your Windows" by New Orleans native Breanna Steer drove judge Nicki Minaj to ask what her nationality was.

"I'm a lot of things," Steer said. "I'm Honduran, Black, Creole."

"You're giving me sexy on a stick," Minaj said to our newfound Latina.


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'American Idol' Recap: Tina Torres Survives Sudden Death Round!
'American Idol' Recap: Tenna Torres Survives Sudden Death Round!
By Sugey Palomares | 02/21/2013 - 09:45

American Idol introduced a new twist to narrow down their semi-finalists in the form of sudden death rounds. The 40 contestants remaining will brave it out on stage in Las Vegas in the hopes of making the top 20 and meeting the judges back in Hollywood, but only five out of ten will get chosen in the course of the next four episodes.


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Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Mariah Carey on American Idol in Baton Rouge
American Idol Recap: Drama Takes a Backseat for Golden Tickets to Hollywood
By Sugey Palomares | 01/25/2013 - 09:10

While Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey bumped heads about pigeonholing a country singer on Wednesday night’s episode, which caused the hip-hop star to stormed off set, American Idol fans got a tamed dose of the judges on last night’s show.


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Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Mariah Carey on American Idol
American Idol Recap: Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj Drama Heightens, Rapper Storms Off Set
By Sugey Palomares | 01/24/2013 - 10:00

Last night’s episode of American Idol was filled with OMG moments – or should we say OMI thanks to Nicki Minaj’s renaming of one of her favorite contestants Naomi Morris. The Idol crew hit up Charlotte and was welcomed with countless of country singing hopefuls.


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Lazaro Arbos on American Idol
Cuban Singer Lazaro Arbos' Heavenly Voice Wows 'Idol' Judges! (VIDEO)
By Kamren Curiel | 01/18/2013 - 11:56

The second episode of American Idol brought even more beef between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, causing Keith Urban to actually bail out at one point during their first day in Chicago. Supposedly, he had a concert, but by the look of his face as he painfully endured Minaj and Carey’s constant bickering, we have our suspicions.

“I feel like a scratching post,” Urban said as he sat between the dueling divas.


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