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Nicki Minaj is not long for American Idol.
In the least surprising news of the day, an insider tells Us Weekly that the singer will depart this Fox competition immediately following this week’s finale.
“It’s safe to say she isn’t coming back to Idol,” the source says, adding that Nicki will start focusing on her next album, touring, and endorsements. “She’s okay with it. She had a great time but was only going to do one season anyway.”
Randy Jackson has already resigned from Idol and producers are expected to replace the entire panel some time this summer.
Among thoseMore >
If the rumors are to believed, Nicki Minaj soon won’t have American Idol as a platform with which she can reach young fans.
She’ll be off the show almost as soon as Season 12 concludes.
But the eccentric singer does cover the latest issue of Teen Vogue, hoping her past experiences can shape the future of many followers out there.
“Every time my parents fought, my mother would have us move and I would have to go to a new school, which meant I’d have to face the task of making new friends,” Nicki said, adding:
“I encountered jealous girls a lot. What it came down to is that theMore >
Nicki Minaj exposes herself in the latest issue of Elle.
And we aren’t just referring to this cleavage shot on the cover:
In an all-encompassing interview, the American Idol judge opens up about a number of personal issues, from supporting her family to looking “naked” in this photo shot.
Read on for excerpts from her Elle Q&A…
Her advice to women: “Even if you’re doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss,. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want – and don’t allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.”
Her difficult childhood: “I went through aMore >
The always-unpredictable Nicki Minaj shows off her sizable chest region in French Montana’s new music video for “Freaks,” which hit the web Thursday.
In the video, Nicki sports blond locks, leopard-print pants and an open gold jacket revealing her gigantic breasts (with pasties covering her nipples).
All while gettin’ down at an underground club. Peep it (NSFW):Fresh Montana – Freaks (Ft. Nicki Minaj)
Nicki raps alongside the Moroccan-born French Montana in “Freaks,” which samples the Doug E. Fresh and Lil Vicious song by the same name.
His debut album drops March 21.
For aMore >
Who wouldn’t want to smell like their favourite celebrity? With celebrity perfumes, you can. If you want to know more about the hottest fragrances available, here are the celebrity perfumes of 2012. But why just read about it? Visit your favourite department store today.Fame by Lady Gaga
Initially, Lady Gaga’s perfume was said to be inspired by the smell of blood and semen. The controversial singer later said Fame would smell like an “expensive hooker”. But the truth is that Fame, Lady Gaga’s first fragrance, combines notes of Tiger Orchid, apricot, incense, Atropa belladonna and More >
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded — The Re-Up features many songs already included on Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, the album Nicki Minaj released in April.
But this singer doesn’t cite that doubling up as the reason her latest EP is faring so poorly. So, where does Minaj place the blame?
On the shoulders of two retail giants.
“It is hard to get the album because the stores basically said that the last few re-releases they had put out did not do well and they didn’t want to take a chance,” the new American Idol judge told New York’s 105.1 this weekend.
”So, Target and Walmart isMore >
Forget the economy. Or the war in Afghanistan. Or reconfiguing the tax code.
President Barack Obama appeared on Michal Yo’s Miami-based radio show today and addressed the most pressing topic on most people’s minds: the simmering American Idol feud between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey.
Will these two divas find common ground?
Without choosing sides, Obama said he was “confident” all issues would be resolved. Listen to him tackle the tussle in the following interview snippet and then sound off below:Barack Obama Speaks on Nicki vs. Mariah Feud
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Nick Cannon has weighed in on the Mariah Carey vs. Nicki Minaj feud – and you’ll never guess which side he’s taking.
“My wife is the strongest and classiest woman that I’ve ever met,” Cannon said today on Access Hollywood Live when asked about Minaj going off on Carey during an early Season 12 audition episode.
“If you watch the video, she just maintains her composure… I don’t think she’s moved by the theatrics and pageantry of it all. She signed up to do a job to help young people.”Nicki Minaj Goes Off on Mariah Carey
We’ve posted the video here.
Listen closely to it andMore >
It’s been two days since Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban were confirmed as American Idol judges on Season 12.
And there’s already talk of contention among panelists.
According to show sources, Mariah Carey was peeved from the outset over Minaj possibly joining the judging table, considering the outspoken rapper would give the pop legend a run for her diva-like money.
Asked by reporters yesterday about the supposed tension between her and Minaj, Carey dismissed the chatter, saying: “How can we feud in two days? I think a feud takes a little longer.”
Nicki didn’t have anything negative to sayMore >
The rumor mill can finally stop churning: American Idol has announced its four-person judging panel for Season 12.
Fox announced via press release this morning that Randy Jackson will return again to the ratings juggernaut, joining previously-confirmed Mariah Carey and the two leading contenders over the past few weeks:
Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban.
“Nicki’s an unbelievably captivating international phenomenon who has made an indelible mark on rap and pop. And Keith is another great addition to Idol – he’s one of the biggest stars in country music and I know that our fans and contestantsMore >
Nicki Minaj is back with a new music video, and she was also back in her native country of Trinidad for its filming.
The colorful artist returned to her homeland over July 4 weekend to shoot the video for “Pound the Alarm,” which features fun party goers and dancers with headdresses and unusual outfits, all covered in feathers and beads.
In other words: it’s a Nicki Minaj music video. Pretty standard, really. Watch now!
Read the original post: Nicki Minaj Pounds the Alarm in New Music Video
If Nicki Minaj does become an American Idol judge, producers can now rest assured that she’ll handle any surprises during a live show.
The singer proved as much on stage in Miami this week, as a fan rushed up to Minaj during a concert and attempted to give her a hug. But the artist remained calm, security swooped in and put a SERIOUS beatdown on the idiot and the show went on.
“Florida u were amazing tonight!!!! Thank u soooo much for the love!!!!! Mmmuuuuaaahhhh!!!!!” Nicki Tweeted after the show.
Earlier this year, Demi Lovato took cover after aMore >
With rumors of Adam Lambert on American Idol making the rounds, show sources now confirm that TV’s top-rated program really is looking to make wholesale changes.
It may very well replace Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler.
“No one has signed any contracts yet and producers are currently putting out feelers and setting up meetings to see who they can get,” an Idol source tells E! Online, adding that the following names are under panel consideration:
Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Fergie, Katy Perry and Will.I.Am.
Sounds like ideal poll fodder! Vote now and decide which of theseMore >
Yvette Wilson passed away from cancer a few days ago, and while the actress’ death has left Nicki Minaj in tears, it’s also left her irate. At the American health care system.
In a series of Tweets posted not long after Wilson died, Minaj went off on current policy and even addressed President Barack Obama at one point.
“What’s sad is that when Yvette was bringing home the bacon, the gov’t was probably taking millions.On her deathbed though, #Nowheretobefound,” Nicki wrote. “That should be a God given right! Even with Obama Care, too much involved. Just give FREE health care to all.More >
Days prior to the release of “Believe,” Justin Bieber has dropped another single off his upcoming album.
This one is wittily titled “Beauty and a Beat” and it features the assistance of Nicki Minaj, who raps about Justin’s fan base and also his girlfriend, Selena Gomez. Give the track a listen now:
Other singles that will be included on the CD and which have either been unveiled online or in concert in the past month:More >