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Although we saw a short clip of Kanye West auditioning for American Idol late last year, we now have a lengthier clip. Yeezy gives the usual I’m a producer but no one believes in me rapping spiel before spitting some familiar bars. 

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Next January will be the last time America will have to be subjected to FOX’s long-running talent search program, American Idol, but the show is attempting to go out with a bang. Following his performance at the Democratic National Conference where he was comically groomed by President Obama, Kanye West crashed the Bay Area audition […]


American Idol has officially been cancelled after more than a decade on the air. The singing competition will end next year, after its 15th season.

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Jennifer Lopez, aka JLO, put her judging duties aside on Thursday night’s episode of American Idol. Alongside collaborator French Montana, Lopez brought the Boogie Down to the FOX audience for a vibrant rendition of her latest single’s first-ever televised performance.

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Kanye West is one interesting character. Word is that Yeezy was offered the final judge position for the forthcoming season of American Idol. However, the “New Slaves” rapper passed on the gig because it was too “mainstream” and would ruin his reputation. 


The group of former American Idol contests claiming the singing competition was racist, want a minimum of $25 million. All 10 contestants — from six separate seasons– filed a lawsuit accusing producers of being “cruel and inhumane.”

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Nicki Minaj’s run as a judge on American Idol is about to be over. Reportedly, the YMCMB Barbie’s first season on the reality talent show will also be her last. 

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While her stint as an American Idol judge has been full of drama (rumor is everyone is on the chopping block), Nicki Minaj still has plenty of positives going on. That’s the gist of the YMCMB rapper’s cover story in the June/July 2013 issue Teen Vogue.

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The big question, for people who care, is whether or not Nicki Minaj, or any of her fellow judges, will be returning next season to American Idol. The YMCMB Barbie recently sat down for an interview with Ryan Seacrest and addressed her return as well as her relationship with Mariah Carey.

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It’s cleanup time over at American Idol…allegedly. Rumors are swirling that Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, and the other judges won’t return next season, news that just happened to leak ahead of next week’s  finale. 

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Pop veteran Mariah Carey is not only schooled on new artist buzz–she’s also up on her technology. The American Idol judge drops a new song called “#Beautiful,” a charming Country-tinged duet with Miguel.

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Nicki Minaj had “q-tip” trending last night during American Idol, and that’s just a hint of the f-ckery. Today, the YMCMB rapper/singer took to Twitter to once again air out her co-judge and rival Mariah Carey.