American Idol

  • Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox win Glaad Media Awards 14-04-2014 02:02 PM

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Lopez has added a couple of more trophies to her block. The pop star and "American Idol" judge was honored Saturday night at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, which lauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or...
  • Nicole Kidman keeps the family together: Keith Urban 07-04-2014 06:07 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Keith Urban credits his actress wife Nicole Kidman for keeping him organised. The 'Somebody Like You' hitmaker talked about Nicole, 46, at a Music award ceremony held at Las Vegas yesterday, reported People Magazine. "I always give props to Nic. Because we travel so much as a...
  • Nicki Minaj's former stylist seeks $30 million in wig dispute 23-02-2014 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: A celebrity hair stylist has accused rapper and former 'American Idol' judge Nicki Minaj of stealing his designs for the colorful wigs that helped boost her career, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Friday seeking $30 million in compensation. Terrence Davidson, whose celebrity clients include singers Patti...
  • Jennifer Lopez's new video 'Same Girl' to premiere on 'American Idol'? 03-01-2014 09:19 AM

    New York: The video of pop star-actress Jennifer Lopez's new single 'Same Girl' will reportedly premiere on January 16 on singing reality show 'American Idol'. Aceshowbiz.com reports that an undisclosed person, who worked with Lopez on the video, gave out the release date on microblogging Twitter by posting: "New Video...
  • Virgin America's sassy safety video is branding at its best 30-10-2013 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: There is no denying the fact that airlines use multiple gimmicks to help customers pay attention to their safety instructions. But roping in a nun and using robot rap and contortionists to jazz up a pre-flight safety video does sound a bit hilarious, right? To have an edge...
  • Returning to 'American Idol' was a difficult decision: Jennifer Lopez 05-10-2013 10:44 AM

    London: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says her decision to go back to singing talent hunt 'American Idol' was quite difficult for her. The 44-year-old singer is making a comeback to the show's 13th season after a gap of one year, reported Digital Spy. "It was actually a difficult decision because I...
  • Is Jennifer Lopez returning as judge on American Idol? 17-08-2013 05:06 PM

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Lopez's boyfriend Casper Smart has accidentally revealed that the singer is heading back to the judging panel of 'American Idol'. There have been speculations about her return on the Fox reality show's 13th season but a formal announcement is awaited, reported E! News. When asked whether she...
  • Jennifer Lopez to return as 'American Idol' judge? 03-08-2013 05:12 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is reportedly set to return as a judge for the forthcoming season of singing reality show 'American Idol'. The 44-year-old, who was a part of the 2011 season, is now in negotiations for a spot in the show's 13th edition. She was not a part...
  • Emmy Awards 2013: The complete list of nominations 18-07-2013 07:06 PM

    The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the Primetime Emmy nominations on Thursday. Here is the complete list of nominees: Lead Actor in a Drama Series Hugh Bonneville, 'Downton Abbey' Bryan Cranston, 'Breaking Bad' Jeff Daniels, 'The Newsroom' Jon Hamm, 'Mad Men' Kevin Spacey, 'House of Cards' Damian Lewis,...
  • 'American Idol' was a learning experience for Nicki Minaj 06-07-2013 05:28 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Nicki Minaj, who judged singing reality show 'American Idol', says being a part of it was a wonderful learning experience. "My experience was great! It was a blessing. I had a wonderful time and I learned a lot about myself; I learned a lot about the world's...
  • Jennifer Lopez not sure about 'American Idol' return 12-06-2013 10:29 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer Jennifer Lopez is "open" to reprise her role of a judge on 'American Idol' this autumn, but isn't sure what has been decided. The 43-year-old refused to spill the beans as to whether she has been approached to be part of the FOX show's judging panel, reports...
  • Nicky Minaj, Mariah Carey quit 'American Idol' 31-05-2013 05:20 PM

    Los Angeles: Singers Nicky Minaj and Mariah Carey have quit as judges of TV show 'American Idol'. Carey, 43, has quit the show in order to undertake a world tour following the success of her latest single 'Beautiful' and Minaj, 30, also wants to focus on her music and confirmed...
  • Barack Obama explains lipstick mark on his collar 29-05-2013 09:17 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama joked about a lipstick stain on his collar during a White House event, saying that he is explaining the red mark on his shirt to avoid trouble with the First Lady. Obama was speaking during a reception he had hosted for the Asian American Pacific...
  • Randy Jackson set to leave 'American Idol' 10-05-2013 02:58 PM

    Los Angeles: Randy Jackson, the lone remaining original 'American Idol' judge, won't be returning to the Fox talent competition next season. 'Idol' host Ryan Seacrest only hinted at Jackson's impending departure at the beginning of Thursday's elimination episode. "A little later on, we'll be revealing who's leaving our show," joked...
  • Mariah Carey to quit 'American Idol' season 12? 07-05-2013 04:52 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey reportedly wants to quit the ongoing season of the reality music show 'American Idol' because of her feud with singer Nicki Minaj. "Mariah doesn't want to come back. Nicki is really disrespecting her, and she's tired of trying to bite her tongue all the time,"...
  • Jennifer Lopez to perform on 'American Idol' finale 02-05-2013 10:14 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is reportedly roped in as one of the performers on the two-part finale of popular reality show 'American Idol'. The 43-year-old has earlier been on the judging panel along with Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson in the eleventh season of the singing competition. She will...
  • 'American Idol' contestants are family to me: Nicki Minaj 14-04-2013 05:03 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Nicki Minaj, who has been blasted for making harsh comments on 'American Idol' contestants, says she cares for them and that her remarks are usually misinterpreted. "I know that sometimes when I speak in a really blunt way like I do, people take that as me not...
  • 'American Idol' without Ryan Seacrest? 09-01-2012 04:07 PM

    Pasadena: Both Fox and Ryan Seacrest say they want Seacrest to stay as host of 'American Idol' after this year. Whether that will happen was unclear Sunday even as both sides promoted this month's launch of the 11th season of the country's most popular television show. "It's a tough negotiation...
  • Lopez charges USD 34 mn for American Idol 26-07-2011 04:42 PM

    New York: Pop diva and actress Jennifer Lopez is reportedly closing in on a USD 34 million deal for her second stint as a judge on the hit show 'American Idol'. The 42-year-old star's return to the next season was doubtful after she asked for the hefty pay package -...
  • Jennifer Lopez returning to American Idol? 11-07-2011 04:39 PM

    Los Angeles: Pop diva and actress Jennifer Lopez has reportedly agreed to return as a judge on the 11th season of 'American Idol'. After weeks of speculation over her continued involvement in the show, Lopez, who was a judge on the recently concluded 10th season, has signed on the dotted...
  • American Idol reject Toscano signs record deal 07-07-2011 10:39 AM

    Los Angeles: "American Idol" contestant Pia Toscano, whose early exit from the TV show shocked viewers, has signed a record deal with Interscope Records, the company said on Wednesday. The 22 year-old Toscano, with her dark hair and powerful singing voice, was considered one of the front-runners for the top...
  • J-Lo undecided on season 2 on American Idol 16-06-2011 01:03 PM

    London: Jennifer Lopez may come back for a second year as a judge on "American Idol." Or she may not. "You know, this is the question of the hour. I don't know, I don't know," Lopez said Tuesday in an interview with Scott Mills of the BBC. Lopez and another...
  • Deep-voiced Scotty McCreery wins American Idol 26-05-2011 11:38 AM

    Los Angeles: Deep-voiced country singer Scotty McCreery won the tenth season of "American Idol" on Wednesday, defeating rival Lauren Alaina who had been dubbed the front-runner by the show's judges heading into the night. McCreery, 17, hugged the other "Idol" contestants from the season and his family after host Ryan...
  • American Idol finalists fail to dazzle the judges 17-03-2011 11:07 AM

    Los Angeles: "American Idol" finalist Thia Megia could be gone with the wind on Thursday. The breathy 16-year-old high school student from Mountain House, Calif., didn't dazzle the Fox talent competition's judges with her rendition of Vanessa Williams' "Colors of the Wind" from Walt Disney's "Pocahontas." Megia defended her choice...
  • Less nasty, more nice in revamped 'American Idol' 12-01-2011 04:37 PM

    Los Angeles: 'American Idol' returns to television next week not only with two new celebrity judges, but a whole new attitude - less of the cutting put-downs and more support and coaching for aspiring new pop stars, producers said on Tuesday. The exit of caustic British judge Simon Cowell, and...
  • Justin Timberlake on 'American Idol'? 28-07-2010 05:25 PM

    London: Singer Justin Timberlake is tipped to replace Simon Cowell as an American Idol judge. Cowell quit the show in May to focus on his new US series The X Factor, which premieres in September 2011. According to reports, American Idol producer Simon Fuller and Fox Network executives are also...