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Mariah Carey Highest Paid Judge On Reality TV

Mariah Carey, who just signed an 18 million deal with American Idol, will reportedly be the highest paid judge on any reality show.

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The 42-year-old iconic singer announced Monday that she would be the new judge on American Idol. +Continue Reading

Jennifer Lopez Officially Leaving American Idol

Jennifer Lopez confirmed today that she will not be returning to judge on American Idol for a third season.

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“I honestly feel like the time has come that I have to get back to doing the other things that I do, that I put … on hold because I love Idol so much,” Lopez, 42, told Ryan Seacrest Friday on his KIIS-FM morning show. +Continue Reading

Mariah Carey the Next American Idol Judge?

With Steve Tyler announcing his departure from American Idol this week and buzz that Jennifer Lopez will not be returning, rumors that singer Mariah Carey may join the show have started.

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“She’s in play,” an insider tells People. “They are in serious talks.” +Continue Reading

Phillip Phillips Back To Work Just Days After Surgery

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips is back to work just days after undergoing a 6 1/2 hour kidney surgery.

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Phillips, 21, underwent surgery last Wednesday to remove kidney stones that were too large to pass.

“I’m out of the hospital and back to work!” Phillips told E! News Monday. “Looking forward to the future.” +Continue Reading

American Idol Season 11 Finale: 2012 Winner Announced

The finale of American Idol season 11 took place Wednesday, May 23, crowning one of the two finalists – Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips – the 2012 winner.

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After many star-studded performances, including Chaka Khan, Neil Diamond, Rihanna, Reba McEntire and American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Seacrest announced the 2012 American Idol winner.

And the winner is…. +Continue Reading

Jennifer Lopez Not Returning To American Idol Next Season?

Jennifer Lopez appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, saying she is not sure if she will return to American Idol next season as a judge.

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“I don’t know,” Lopez, 42, told Ellen when asked if she would return for a third season. +Continue Reading

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