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American Idol Judges

Leno's Got Embarrassing Almost-Nude Pics Of 'Idol' Judges

Posted 01.14.2013 | TV

The boys of "American Idol" dropped by "The Tonight Show," so it should come as no surprise that Jay Leno had his crack team go delving into the archi...

Clay Aiken On What's Wrong With 'Idol'

Posted 12.17.2012 | TV

Clay Aiken has noticed a shift in "American Idol." Aiken, was the runner up in Season 2 of the Fox singing competition series said the show has shifte...

Cashing Couch

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 11.28.2012 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

American Idol, Glee, and The X Factor have all beefed up their wildly popular programs with star-studded guest stars or judges and it isn't always paying off.

Mariah Carey: No Feuding With Nicki Minaj On 'Idol' Yet

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 11.17.2012 | Black Voices

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 ...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Are Mariah & Nicki At War? | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 09.17.2012 | Celebrity

New reports say Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj are already having trouble with each other after only days of taping "American Idol." However, insiders t...

Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban Headed To 'Idol'

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 11.16.2012 | TV

NEW YORK — The "American Idol" judges' panel is now complete with the naming of singer-rapper Nicki Minaj and country crooner Keith Urban. The ...

Randy Jackson In, Enrique Out On 'Idol'?

Posted 09.11.2012 | TV

The "American Idol" judges saga continues with new reports putting Randy Jackson back on the panel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Enrique I...

Is This The New 'Idol' Judge? | Posted 11.07.2012 | TV

Fox's "American Idol" is getting closer to finalizing a judges panel for its 12th season. Sources say Latin singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias has ...

REPORT: Katy Perry Turned Down $20 Million 'Idol' Offer

Posted 08.25.2012 | TV

Not many people are in the position to pass on a multimillion dollar, one-year job offer, but it looks like Katy Perry doesn't have that problem. The ...

Keith Urban & Nicki Minaj Close To 'Idol' Deals?

Posted 10.24.2012 | TV

After months of rumors and speculation, "American Idol" is reportedly close to choosing two new judges for Season 12: Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. ...

Kanye West Reportedly In Talks To Judge 'Idol'

Posted 10.21.2012 | TV

Kanye West is joining the long list of stars reportedly in talks to judge the next season of "American Idol." TMZ is reporting that sources close ...

Nick Jonas Confirms 'Idol' Judge Rumors

Posted 10.05.2012 | TV

Nick Jonas is in talks to become an "American Idol" judge for Season 12 of the Fox reality competition series. The pop star confirmed the news to h...

Which Former Contestant Wants 'Idol' Judging Seat?

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 09.30.2012 | TV

NEW YORK — Kimberley Locke wants to fill that vacant judge's chair on "American Idol." The season two finalist feels having a former contestant ...

A Rotating 'Idol' Judge Panel?

Posted 07.23.2012 | TV

"American Idol" could get a facelift each year with new judges joining the Fox singing competition series. According to journalists at the Televisi...

The End Of 'American Idol'?

Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

"American Idol" continued to dip in the ratings Thursday night, with 17.7 million viewers and a 5.7 in the coveted 18-49 demo. For the first half-hour...

American "Idle" Judges: What Did You Expect?

Meg F. Schneider, MA, LCSW | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment
Meg F. Schneider, MA, LCSW

Let me offer up a few soft comments the judges might have made to make it clear that Pia's need to work on her stage presence was hardly the only offense up there in this week's competition.

American Idol Lite: Is it a Contest or a Concert Tour Promo?

Caroline Presno | Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

The judges seem literally afraid to say anything but "amazing", "beautiful", "otherworldly", or "magical" to each of the contestants. It leads to speculation: were the judges issued a gag order?

New 'Idol' Judges!

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will join Randy Jackson as "American Idol" judges next season, after months of turnover and ...