Nicki Minaj in New 'American Idol' Promo: No One Comes Close to This Show (Video)

The rookie judge talks about making dreams come true in a new spot, which aired during "X Factor's" Wednesday night episode.

'American Idol's' Nicki Minaj Fires Back at Steven Tyler Over 'Racist Comment'

The Aerosmith frontman said that the rapper/singer would have sent Bob Dylan back to "the cornfield” if he auditioned today.

New 'American Idol' Promo Puts Mariah Carey Front and Center (Video)

The judge says she can relate to the struggle of the hopefuls: "I waitressed and did all these other things I hear a lot of the contestants talk about doing."

'American Idol': Judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj don't hate each other anymore

It seems like news of feuding judges on reality super-giant "American Idol" have been coming ever since the new panel was announced. And it has definitely been a foregone conclusion that judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey were in a war with each other ever since footage of a fight surfaced.Now, however, the show reports that all is well between the two singing divas. This is a good thing for season 12 of the show, which has just finished its last round of auditions in Long Beach, CA.An insider at "Idol" reported to People that the wars had died down before the final auditions: "Mariah and Nicki sat next to each other yesterday. There really is some great chemistry among all the judges."While this might sound like rather low standards for getting along, simple proximity is a huge improvement over judges' relations back in the beginning of October. On October 3, TMZ released a...

'American Idol' Promo Features Brutally Honest Nicki Minaj (Video)

"American Idol" lost most of its bite when Simon Cowell jumped ship for "X Factor," but the newest promo for season 12 reveals that producers are hoping Nicki Minaj will fill that void -- and maybe even bring a little bit more to the table. While the popular rapper seems genuinely impressed by some auditioning contestants, she's not afraid to be brutally -- and therefore comically -- honest with others.  When one young man asks if she likes his singing, she responds by uttering, "No.  No, no."

New American Idol Season 12 Promo Wants to Make Dreams Come True (VIDEO)

Calling all dreamers! Mariah Carey and the rest of the American Idol Season 12 judges want to get you excited about tuning in on January 16, 2012, with a new promo for the show. First aired during the World Series finale game over the weekend, the inspiring clip features each of the judges speaking directly to the viewers. “To all the dreamers,” Mariah says. “To everyone who thought they’d never have a chance,” Nicki Minaj chimes in. “It’s almost...

‘American Idol’ Season 12 Trailer Introduces New Judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban

It’s almost that time America…no I’m not talking about the holidays  (although those are coming up to, so plan accordingly), I’m talking about  American Idol . In preparation for the reality juggernaut’s upcoming 12th season, Fox has released  an epic new trailer  full of American pride and a promise from the judges that you “can make dreams come true.” The trailer takes us from sea to shining sea to demonstrate the boundless talent that’s just waiting to be discovered, but the real highlight is the introduction of this season’s new judges, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, who will be joining Randy Jackson at the judges’ table this year. Read More...

'American Idol' Season 12 Promo Features the New Judges

'Who will stand out from the crowd?' so the video asks through cue cards while Keith Urban , Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey introduce themselves.

'American Idol' First Look: New Season 12 Promo Featuring Phillip Phillips (Video)

The season 11 winner stars in a minute-long clip premiering during Fox's World Series broadcast and will also sing the national anthem at the start of Game 1.

'American Idol': Keith Urban having fun, Nicole Kidman will be appearing

During the 2012 Emmy Awards red carpet, "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest was performing one of his million other jobs by hosting interviews and one of the pairs he got to speak with was new "Idol" judge Keith Urban and his wife Nicole Kidman, who is nominated for an Emmy.In talking about how "Idol" is going already, Urban says he's having a good time."I am [enjoying it] and I'm very glad you're there and I'm glad Randy's there, it's a good comfort level," says Urban. Interesting how he's glad Ryan and Randy are there. Surely it's because they are veterans of the process and not, say, because the two judges he doesn't mention by name are not getting along. Heh.Seacrest also asks Nicole if she'll be making any backstage appearances on "Idol" and she says next year -- but don't jump the gun, she doesn't mean next season. She means in 2013, when the live...