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Idol judges all smiles in new pic; premiere announced

American Idol released a new cast photo today and has announced dates for its Season 12 premiere. Ryan Seacrest has the position of danger in the photo, standing between the supposedly feuding Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. But neither looks very dangerous in the photo, do they? As for the Season 12...

American Idol still searching for singers for Season 12

I’m not sure what this says about the quality of singers American Idol has rounded up for Season 12, but the show is still inviting auditions. And the folks at Idol are making it pretty easy. No sitting and waiting with thousands of other hopefuls in some stadium in the middle of summer. All...

Idol producers: Baton Rouge auditions going ‘very well’

Wondering how the American Idol auditions are going in Baton Rouge today after Mariah’s comments to Barbara Walters and Nicki Minaj’s Twitter tirade? The answer, apparently, is “very well.” Within the last hour (about 7:40 p.m. EST Friday), executive producer Nigel Lythgoe...

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey at odds already?

Nigel Lythgoe tweeted Tuesday morning that a hurricane was  headed for Charlotte, where American Idol was holding callback auditions. Turns out the storm was apparently in the audition room. TMZ reported last night that Nicki Minaj got into a dispute with Mariah Carey. The site then posted a video...

Ryan Seacrest reveals Idol judge most likely to cry

By now, you’ve certainly heard the rumors of feuding judges on American Idol and how Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey don’t get along. Don’t below a word you read or hear, say Ryan Seacrest and Nigel Lythgoe. Ryan addressed the issue on Today this morning, saying the new ladies on the...

Why Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban might be perfect for Idol

After months of speculation and names tossed about from Adam Lambert to Nick Jonas to Miley Cyrus to Charlie Sheen (that was a joke), American Idol has announced its judging panel for Season 12. And the winners are … as long rumored … Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Plus previously...

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