'American Idol' Will 'Likely' Go Back to 3 Judges After This Season

By JJ Duncan on
With Randy Jackson officially out for next season, American Idol will "likely" go back to a three-judge panel for its 14th season, Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly told Fox exec wouldn't confirm reports that all four judges would be gone next season, but did say the remaining three judges would be "welcome back." That's news to Idol fans, who have largely assumed that Fox execs have been unhappy with the bickering that has come to define the Season 13 judges panel.Last...Read Full Story

Mariah Carey Gets Sexy on a Motorcycle in Her New '#Beautiful' Music Video

By Alicia Dennis on
Sure, Mariah Carey looks hot on top of that motorcycle in her new music video for "#Beautiful" featuring Miguel, but I can't help but think it'd all work better if Lady Gaga's face was between the handlebars. Still, this is Mariah's best single in ages — let's hope it becomes a big deal song of summer, even if I'll soon tire of #hashtagsongtitles.Read Full Story

All 4 'American Idol' Judges Reportedly Getting the Axe

By JJ Duncan on
(Getty Images)Do you like American Idol this season? If so, it feels like you're in the minority, doesn't it? The Voice is the cooler, younger show. Idol's ratings keep slipping. The judges are not generally celebrated in the media, and those oooold song selections are really wearing thin.Apparently Idol producers agree with all that because the word is they'll be doing away with this season's entire judging panel and completely making over the show, according to The Wrap. Gone are Nicki...Read Full Story

'American Idol' Recap: Season 12, Episode 34

By JJ Duncan on
(From FOX)Welcome to the top three everybody! Next week is American Idol's big finale, and this top three is in fighting form. Wednesday night's show was marked by some standout performances, but the most memorable thing about the episode was probably the homecoming parade videos. Let's start with the song choices and get to the highlights below. This week, each contestant sang three songs: one chosen by producers, another chosen by the judges, and a third chosen by Jimmy Iovine.SONG...Read Full Story

Listen: Mariah Carey and Miguel Team Up for '#Beautiful,' Her Catchiest Song in Years

By Alicia Dennis on
(FOX | Getty Images)Mariah Carey is a goddess, but it's been a long while since she scored herself a proper earworm. But that just may change with the arrival of "#Beautiful," her duet with Miguel, which has the breezy brilliance of all the best summer jams. It's a relief to hear her taking it easy for once, giving her impressive pipes a break with an accessible register and a solid melody. Just don't call it a comeback.Read Full Story

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Shut Down Disneyland to Celebrate Their 5th Anniversary

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(Twitter)Despite only having dated a few weeks before they got hitched, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are still going strong five years later — and maybe it's because they know how to have fun. On Tuesday, the pair celebrated their five-year anniversary and their twins' 2nd birthdays with a Disneyland blowout, complete with outfits straight out of Cinderella."On our way to renew our vows. I love you @NickCannon shut down Disneyland," Mariah tweeted, along with a picture of herself in a dress...Read Full Story

The Day in Celebrity Twitter Pics — April 30, 2013

By Darrick Thomas on
Ever wonder what the rich and famous do while you're stuck behind your desk at a day job? Well, look no further than their TwitPics and Instagrams. Here's the latest from the land of celebrity social media.Ashley Benson soaked up some rays on vacation.As did Kendall Jenner.Mariah Carey went back to the studio.Paris Hilton was big in the selfie game.Rihanna seemed to be moving on from Chris Brown. Selena Gomez had a sexy video shoot.Amanda Bynes shaved half her head and hit the gym. Standard...Read Full Story

The Day in Celebrity Twitter Pics — April 24, 2013

By Darrick Thomas on
Ever wonder what the rich and famous do while you're stuck behind your desk at a day job? Well, look no further than their TwitPics. Here's the latest from the land of celebrity social media.Beyonce continues to show off how awesome her Mrs. Carter Show is.Selena Gomez had some fun with bubbles.The Rock recovered from surgery in true Rock fashion.Mariah Carey had a movie night with her twins.Miley Cyrus took a selfie of her taking a selfie and then hit the studio.Rihanna had more bikini time...Read Full Story

How to Have a Birthday Like Mariah Carey, a True Diva

By Deena Bustillo on
InstagramMariah Carey does not mess around when it comes to her birthday. Her big day is all about her — plus awesome gifts, a glamorous meal, huge cake, and more. Now it takes a true (very wealthy) diva to have a birthday like this, but in case you're in the market, here are the necessary steps. Step One: This is very important. Stop calling it a "birthday." Mariah does not celebrate her "birthday." Instead, she has a "327 anniversary" (she was born March 27). The superstar just had her 43rd...Read Full Story

New 'American Idol' Voting System Allows Mass Voting

By Jill Slattery on
(Fox)Back in the day, if you wanted to vote for your favorite American Idol contestant 50 times, you had to sit by the phone pressing redial over and over again. But not anymore.The veteran Fox singing competition is introducing SuperVote, an online tool that allows fans to cast 50 votes all at once on any of the AT&T American Idol Vote platforms, including, the show's mobile app, and Facebook. Fans will be able to send all 50 votes to one contestant, or spread them out among...Read Full Story