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Nicki Minaj Confims "American Idol" Exit

Posted Thursday May 30, 2013 9:00 PM GMT

Just hours after fellow judge Mariah Carey announced her exit, Nicki Minaj also confirmed she won't be coming back to "American Idol" next season.

On Thursday (May 30), the "Starships" songstress took to her Twitter page, writing, "Thank you American Idol for a life changing experience! Wouldn’t trade it for the world! Time to focus on the Music!!! Mmmuuuaahhh!!!”

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Mariah Carey Confirms "American Idol" Exit, Announces World Tour!

Posted Thursday May 30, 2013 6:33 PM GMT

Though the rumors have long been swirling, Mariah Carey announced on Thursday (May 30) that she is leaving "American Idol."

In a retweet from her PR firm, the "We Belong Together" singer shared, "W/ global success of “#Beautiful” (#1 in 30+ countries so far) @MariahCarey confirms world tour & says goodbye 2 Idol."

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Keith Urban Talks New Album Release Date, "American Idol"

Posted Tuesday May 28, 2013 10:05 AM GMT

He’s had a blast judging Season 12 of “American Idol,” but Keith Urban doesn’t seem hopeful that he’ll be back for the next round.

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Jennifer Hudson: Heading Back to American Idol?

Posted Friday May 24, 2013 9:05 AM GMT

She got her start as one of the top 8 finalists on Season 3 of “American Idol,” and now Jennifer Hudson may return to the floundering talent show as a judge.

According to an inside source, the “You Pulled Me Through” songstress has already received an offer from the FOX show, though nothing has been officially confirmed.

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"American Idol" Finale: And the Winner Is.....

Posted Thursday May 16, 2013 10:04 PM GMT

After an extremely long journey of winning over the judges and America's hearts, it was time for a winner to be announced for season twelve of "American Idol."

On Thursday (May 16), Kree Harrison and Candice Glover both excitedly took the stage to find out who would become the next reality TV singing sensation.

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Stars Step Out for the "American Idol" Finale

Posted Thursday May 16, 2013 9:40 PM GMT

Stepping out to celebrate the end of a long road, judges, alums, and fans of "American Idol" attended the Finale Results Show at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday (May 16).

Having given their input to each contestant, judges Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, and Randy Jackson all showed their support.

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Carly Rae Jepsen Debuts "Take a Picture" on "American Idol"; Watch Here!

Posted Wednesday May 15, 2013 9:35 PM GMT

Lending her vocal talents to the American version of the show she almost won back in Canada, Carly Rae Jepsen performed on “American Idol” on Wednesday (May 15).

The Canadian-born songstress debuted her new song “Take a Picture” during the first night of the singing competition's finale episodes.

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Report: Nicki Minaj Leaving "American Idol"

Posted Wednesday May 15, 2013 5:35 PM GMT

With fellow judge and "American Idol" fixture Randy Jackson announcing his departure from the musical talent show earlier this month, a source says Nicki Minaj will be heading off in the sunset after the current season is finished.

According to a report by US Weekly on Wednesday (May 15), the "Roman Holiday" rapper will instead be working on a new album and some endorsement deals she has lined up.

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