NICKY MINAJ

  • Judge dismisses wig lawsuit against rapper Nicki Minaj September 19, 2014

    (Reuters) A judge has dismissed a $30 million federal lawsuit by a celebrity hair stylist who accused rapper and former "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj of stealing his designs for the colorful wigs that helped boost her career. Although the wigs Minaj wore are "unique and distinctive in the ordinary...
  • Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande take MTV VMAs stage with raunchy, upbeat performances August 25, 2014

    Inglewood: With some twerking and shaking, the leading ladies of pop music dominated the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday as raunchy performances opened the show, while Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran took home the first Moonman awards. Miley Cyrus, who set tongues wagging last year with her raunchy "twerking" during...
  • Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' becomes the most watched online music video August 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Nicki Minaj has knocked pop star Miley Cyrus off her throne after her "Anaconda" music video became the most watched online. Minaj's "Anaconda" has broken the record for the most views in 24 hours, snagging the top spot from Cyrus, who previously held the record for her single...
  • Minaj at BET Awards: I was recently near death June 30, 2014

    Nicki Minaj told the crowd at the BET Awards that she was close to death recently an experience that has helped her be herself. The rapper rambled onstage when accepting her fifth consecutive win for best female hiphop artist, where she thanked Lil Wayne for his support, talked about writing...
  • Rapper Nicki Minaj wants to have a beach wedding June 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: If singer Nicki Minaj would have her way, she'd like to marry on a calm and quiet beach. The 'Starships' hitmaker, who recently sparked rumours she's engaged to her boyfriend of ten years Safaree Samuels, has already starting planning her big day and has an ideal location in mind,...
  • The 26 wildest selfies of all time: Starring Barack Obama, a fighter jet pilot, Ellen Degeneres and the Pope March 11, 2014

    The Oscar selfie that broke the Internet was only a culmination of a trend celebrities have taken to bizarre depths. The Pope posed with young people for a papal selfie. The great-great-great grandchildren of author Charles Dickens reportedly took a selfie with his statue on his 202nd birthday. The selfie...
  • Nicki Minaj's former stylist seeks $30 million in wig dispute February 23, 2014

    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 LaBelle...
  • Singer Nicki Minaj sued by former stylist February 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hairstylist Terrence Davidson has sued his former celebrity client, singer Nicki Minaj, in an intellectual property lawsuit over wigs. Davidson has filed a $30 million federal lawsuit against the entertainer, reports contactmusic.com. Minaj has reportedly repeatedly stolen his ideas without compensating him for his efforts. Davidson alleged in his lawsuit that...
  • Men want to be nourished like pets: Nicki Minaj July 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Nicki Minaj says men don't mind if they are nourished and treated like pets. The 30yearold is dating rapper Safaree 'SB' Samuels. "Men love independent women. You don't have to be a b***h, but there's nothing wrong with it at times. They want to be nourished and pet like...
  • 'American Idol' was a learning experience for Nicki Minaj July 6, 2013

    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 perception...
  • Miley Cyrus: Many wanted to make me the white Nicki Minaj June 15, 2013

    Miley Cyrus, whose onoff engagement with fiance Liam Hemsworth has been hogging much of the limelight, says music is the top priority in her life. The 20yearold singer's latest single 'We Can't Stop' released recently and though there is a lot of drama going on in the young star's life, Cyrus...
  • Nicky Minaj, Mariah Carey quit 'American Idol' May 31, 2013

    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 her...
  • Mariah Carey to quit 'American Idol' season 12? May 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singersongwriter 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," contactmusic.com...
  • 'American Idol' contestants are family to me: Nicki Minaj April 14, 2013

    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 loving...
  • I'm a spectacular judge on 'American Idol': Nicki Minaj April 1, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper Nicki Minaj feels she is spectacular as a judge on 'American Idol'. Minaj, 30, who is judging the singing reality show along with Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey and Keith Urban, said she never has a worst moment on the show, reported Radar online. "My best and worst...
  • Faced no racism, says desi 'American Idol' contestant March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Turbanator' Gurpreet Singh Sarin seems to be luckier than Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty. The young man of Indian origin, who made it to the top 40 on the 'American Idol' reality show, says he didn't face any racial discrimination on his journey to achieving a fusion of Indian...
  • 'American Idol' returns with new judges onboard January 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'American Idol' is facing a 36 millionplus question: Will that combined paycheck lavished on superstar judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban pay off in ratings? The newcomers have their work cut out for them whether they earn it with colorful feuding ladies, you know who we're...
  • Nicki Minaj feared being famous after 'American Idol' January 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Nicki Minaj says she was afraid that joining 'American Idol' as a judge would make her too famous but did it anyways. The 30yearold singer even discussed the issue with her family and mentors before signing the deal with 'American Idol' bosses. "(Before joining) I had a lot...
  • Mariah Carey splashes USD 1500 on 8hour massage October 26, 2012

    Los Angeles: Pop star Mariah Carey reportedly splashed out USD 1500 on an eighthour massage. The 42yearold hired a masseuse to help her relax at her Los Angeles mansion, reported Us magazine. "The masseuse made USD 1,500. She insisted Sacha Baron Cohen's 2009 comedy movie 'Bruno' play on repeat. It looped the...
  • Mariah Carey: No feuding with Minaj on 'Idol' yet September 18, 2012

    New York: Mariah Carey says there's no feud between her and fellow new 'American Idol' judge Nicki Minaj at the moment. Judges Carey, Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson and host Ryan Seacrest attended a press conference in New York on Monday after auditioning singers for the Fox music reality...
  • Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban named new 'Idol' judges September 17, 2012

    New York: The American Idol judges' panel is now complete with the naming of singerrapper Nicki Minaj and country crooner Keith Urban. The Fox network officially tapped the pair with an announcement Sunday, confirming rumours surrounding them both just hours before the first round of auditions for next season was...
  • Madonna's 'MDNA' high on music, low on lyrics April 10, 2012

    Madonna, the queen of reinvention and arguably the queen of pop, is out with her 12th studio album 'MDNA'. ...
  • Stars shimmer at the Grammy Red Carpet February 13, 2012

    The red carpet at the 54th annual Grammy Awards saw singers walk the walk in their designer best. Adele made her first appearance after having surgery for throat complications last year in a sequined Giorgio Armani. Katy Perry's hair matched her blue dress. Nicki Minaj went Catholic, wearing a punkedout...
  • Super Bowl: Madonna rocks the stage February 7, 2012

    Madonna performed with Nicki Minaj and M.I.A at the Super Bowl Halftime. ...
  • Adele beats 7 new albums to keep top spot February 3, 2012

    Los Angeles: British singer Adele stood her ground atop the Billboard album chart with '21' on Wednesday despite seven new entries vying for No. 1 this week, including stiff competition from country music singer Tim McGraw. '21', which has sold more than 6 million copies in the United States since its...
  • List of winners at the American Music Awards November 21, 2011

    Los Angeles: Taylor Swift was crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards for a second time. "This is so crazy!" the country superstar said after beat such contenders as Adele, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry to capture all three awards that she was nominated for at Sunday's ceremony,...