Archive for: American Idol 2013

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.

Mariah-Carey_prphotos

Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

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

Mariah Carey New Judge On American Idol

It’s official – singer Mariah Carey will be judging on American Idol next season.

Mariah-Carey_prphotos

Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

The news was announced Monday at the Television Critics Association summer tour in Beverly Hills.

We do, in fact, have one judge whose deal closed very, very recently,” Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly said at the event. “It’s an artist that many contestants have tried to emulate, have tried to have sung the songs, have tried to hit the notes and because it really was concluded only hours ago, our judge couldn’t be with us.” +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.

jennifer-lopez-headshot-american-idol-finale-2011_prphotos

Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

“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

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.

jennifer-lopez-best-buy-2011-03_prphotos

Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

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

Around the Web