Music Stars Driving New Wave Of TV Projects

A flurry of programming announcements is signaling a new direction for some of music’s big names — Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and the rapper 50 Cent among them — who are driving TV projects they want to see made and, in some cases, made about them. TV execs say music-based shows have multigenerational appeal.

Mariah Carey To Guest-Star On Fox’s ‘Empire’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mariah Carey is charting course for a new “Empire” with a guest appearance on the popular Fox television series, the show’s creator announced Wednesday. “Empire” creator Lee Daniels announced the Grammy winner would appear on his show while introducing Carey at a ceremony where she received a star on the Hollywood […]

Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey Exit ‘American Idol’

Keith Urban is the only judge remaining after Randy Jackson left the Fox show earlier this month.

‘Idol’ Divas Carey, Minaj Take Their Feud Public

NEW YORK (AP) — Is this “Idol” threat an idle threat? Mariah Carey told Barbara Walters her fellow “American Idol” judge Nicki Minaj threatened to shoot her, Walters reported on ABC’s “The View” Thursday morning. Consulting her notes, Walters recounted a phone conversation with Carey just before the ABC talk show went on the air, […]

Minaj Unleashes Foul-Mouthed Tirade At Mariah

New American Idol Judges Locked & Loaded?

Mariah Carey Confirmed As New ‘Idol’ Judge

Mariah Carey Said To Be In The Mix For ‘Idol’

A person familiar with the show’s negotiations say Carey is being pursued to join the judging panel of the Fox talent competition.