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.

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

Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban New ‘Idol’ Judges

Fox officially tapped the pair with an announcement Sunday, confirming rumors surrounding them both just hours before the first round of auditions for next season was due to begin in New York.

New American Idol Judges Locked & Loaded?

ABC Apologizes For Wardrobe Malfunction

ABC on Friday apologized to its viewers for Nicki Minaj’s wardrobe slip up that exposed the singer’s bare breast during her summer concert performance on morning news show Good Morning America.