Watch Mariah Carey Play Champagne Pong with Jimmy Fallon

By JJ Duncan on
Why play beer pong when you've got Dom Parignon sitting around? Also, we just can't picture Mariah Carey drinking beer, so it's all the more fitting that she played champagne pong with Jimmy Fallon in honor of his fourth year anniversary on Late Night. Watch to the end to see her special champagne toast moves.Read Full Story

The New 'American Idol' Judges are a Bunch of Softies

By Deena Bustillo on
Randy Jackson has been on American Idol since the beginning of time, so it's no surprise that he's fine with axing aspiring singers throughout the TV talent show. But for the newbies, it's rough. Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj, and Mariah Carey all talked about how traumatizing Wednesday's sudden-death round was. "I hated it. I really did," Mariah Carey said about cutting 5 of 10 of the female contestants. "Everybody was talented and different. There were some special people we had to get rid of...Read Full Story

Hear Here: Mariah Carey's New Song for 'Oz the Great and Powerful'

By Darrick Thomas on
Mariah Carey has her eyes on the Best Original Song Oscar next year with her early entry "Almost Home" via the James Franco-led Oz the Great and Powerful. It's a little heavy on the synth for the Academy's tastes, but Mariah Carey's vocal flourishes plus generic lyrics of inspiration and hope plus Disney usually equals Oscar glory. Hear it for yourself, and weigh in with a comment or two down below.Read Full Story

You'll Never Guess How Mariah Carey's Coping with the NYC Snow

By Deena Bustillo on
What do you do when a blizzard arrives for the weekend? Well, if you're Mariah Carey, you take the opportunity to celebrate Christmas again — even if it's only been a mere 46 days since Santa's last visit.The singer posted a YouTube video Saturday of her NYC "re-Christmas" festivities, which included candy canes, Santa cookies, roaring fire, and, of course, holiday music. She also got a mini tree, joking that she "walked to Connecticut" for it.“I don’t even know how to say it, but listening...Read Full Story

'American Idol' Recap: Last Night's Best Auditions (VIDEO)

By Jill Slattery on
(Photo courtesy of Fox)Wednesday night's episode of American Idol had the judges traveling to San Antonio, TX and Long Beach, CA to try and discover the next Kelly Clarkson or Phillip Phillips. Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey managed to play nice for the entire episode (no joke, there was nary an eye roll between the two divas), which left ample time for some truly impressive auditions. From a war veteran, to guy who was left with a lisp after a botched surgery, to a girl whose audition...Read Full Story

Poll: What Do You Think of the New 'American Idol' Judging Panel?

By Jill Slattery on
(Photo courtesy of Fox)American Idol debuted its 12th season last night with a brand new judging panel that was, how shall we say, diva-tastic.When Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj weren't lobbing thinly veiled insults at each other, they were arguing over contestants, who got to talk first, and, bizarrely, Mean Girls. (Hey, if anyone can make fetch happen, it's Mariah Carey.) Keith Urban, meanwhile, managed to find some time to be sincerely interested in the contestants — when he wasn't...Read Full Story

President Obama Believes Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj Will 'Sort It Out'

By Alicia Dennis on
(PacificCoastNews, Getty, Fame Flynet)President Obama is in the most crucial stage of his campaign, the home stretch, and he's been fielding the toughest questions of his career. So he must find it a total relief when someone actually wants to know what he thinks of the pop culture scandal du jour — which is, these days, the ongoing feud between American Idol judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey.Obama, ever the optimist, told radio host Michael Yo, "I think they are going to be able to sort it...Read Full Story

Video: Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey Nasty Fight Caught on Tape

By Jill Slattery on
Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey (Getty Images)So those rumors of a feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj that Fox and American Idol said were bogus? Yeah, not so much.TMZ has obtained a video of the two Idol judges getting into a nasty war of words on the set of the singing competition. The dust-up apparently arose after a disagreement over one contestant's performance. Minaj is clearly furious in the video, shouting "I told them I'm not f---in' putting up with her f---in' highness over...Read Full Story

5 Fun Facts About the 'American Idol' Judges Now that Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban are Official

By Deena Bustillo on
After weeks and weeks and weeks of rumors about which other stars would share American Idol judging duties with Mariah Carey, it's finally confirmed: Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj, and Randy Jackson's officially coming back. The big news was announced Sunday in a statement by executive producer Simon Fuller. "With the exciting addition of Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj, alongside Randy Jackson, American Idol's star power has never been so great," he said in a statement. "For this we...Read Full Story

Mariah Carey Goes Ringside in New 'Triumphant (Get 'Em)' Music Video

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty)After two decades in the spotlight, Mariah Carey is now a music video pro: She can make sexyface in her sleep. Perhaps that's why the clip for "Triumphant (Get 'Em)" released Tuesday is a little disappointing.Yes, the video is impressively cinematic, shot in a deep sepia tone that makes even Rick Ross' ridiculous fur look sort of noble. And Meek Mill does a great job of getting fake beat down. But Mariah's role as a ringside cheerleader is a little too obvious, particularly when one...Read Full Story