Nicki Minaj Chides Eliminated 'American Idol' Contestant: Be 'Gracious'

The judge tweets up a storm about Devin Velez, after the finalist complains about being ousted from the show.

Eliminated 'Idol' Devin Velez Headed Back to Starbucks? 'I Don't Know if I’ll be Writing on Cups or Signing Autographs'

With only two guys left, the season 12 finalist looks back on his "Idol" journey -- including his group number fail -- and ahead to future endeavors.

'American Idol' Creator Settles with Fox Over 'X Factor' Money (Exclusive)

Simon Fuller demanded millions of dollars and credit over the Simon Cowell competitor.

'American Idol': Devin Velez's Last Words (Video)

For his first assignment, season 10 alum and THR special "Idol" correspondent Casey Abrams talks to this week's eliminated contestant.

'American Idol' interview: Devin Velez talks elimination, prom king hopes and Nicki Minaj

Can Devin Velez blame Nicki Minaj for his "American Idol" elimination from the Top 8? While the eliminated singer wasn't willing to go quite that far when we spoke to him after the show, he did note that it may have been Minaj who voted against saving Devin after Motown Week.What else did Devin have to say? Find out in this interview.How are you feeling?Devin Velez: I'm still smiling. I think it's been a great journey. You know, I haven't cried yet... It can only get better from here and I still get to do the tour.. And now, I'm hoping to go back home and win prom kingThe judges seemed to be split three-to-one on whether or not to save you. How do you feel about that?Devin Velez: I kind of knew it was going to happen. Even yesterday, I felt really good about my performance but it's just, in the end there...

'American Idol' Alum Jon Peter Lewis Advances on 'The Voice'; Hails Show's 'Nurturing' Nature

Competing as part of the duo Midas Whale, the season three grad makes history as the first "Idol" top 10 finalist to advance on the NBC series.

Keith Urban to Perform on 'American Idol' Results Show

The singer will work double time as judge and performer on the Fox show Thursday night.