The iconic singing contest aired in 2002 with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson. See where all 14 judges, past and present, have landed.
Michael B. Jordan launched his rum brand under the name J'Ouvert - a phrase in Caribbean culture that marks the start of Carnival.
Lil Nas X, who previously confirmed he had a Nicki Minaj fan account, included a nod to it in his new music video. This upset Minaj's fans.
Minaj opened up about her father's death for the first time in a letter to fans this week, saying "I find myself wanting to call him all the time."
Nicki Minaj's father, Robert Maraj, died last month after he was struck in a hit-and-run accident in Mineola, New York.
Robert Maraj, 64, died after being struck in a hit-and-run accident on Friday. The unidentified driver fled the scene and witnesses could not provide a clear description. Authorities have asked for the public’s help in identifying the driver and vehicle. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Nicki Minaj’s father has […]
Tracy Chapman has won a copyright infringement lawsuit against Nicki Minaj. Chapman filed a lawsuit against Minaj in October 2018 over claims that the rapper’s song “Sorry” used the singer-songwriter’s 1988 track “Baby Can I Hold You” without permission. Documents from California’s federal Central District Court state that Minaj and […]
Nicki Minaj replied to a fan urging her to get a nanny by saying that it was a ‘difficult decision.’ Having a nanny is rare In America, and the pandemic has highlighted challenges for parents and childcare providers. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Rapper Nicki Minaj has only been […]
A TikTok user, who goes by Cindy and formerly worked at LAX, posted videos where she ranks her airport interactions with celebrities. Cindy ranked encounters with stars like Chris Hemsworth, Robert Pattinson, and Nicki Minaj, giving them each a rating between one and 10, with one being the least friendly, […]
Plenty of celebrities have made big purchases after getting their big break in Hollywood. Stars like John Boyega,Rihanna,Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have surprised their parents by buying homes for them. Similarly, others like “Avengers” actor Chris Hemsworth, have paid off their parents’ mortgage. Visit Insider’s […]
Sia misidentified Cardi B as Nicki Minaj on Twitter on Friday after a fan tweeted her a photo of Minaj. Sia replied: “I love @iamcardib and although this isn’t a collaboration, I would love to COLLAB with her any day!” Sia then made things worse for herself by tweeting both […]
Famous singers and musicians who date each other often end up collaborating on music. These 36 celebrity couples worked on at least one song together, from Sonny and Cher’s iconic hits to Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s recent duet “Señorita.” Some couples worked together behind the scenes: Halsey’s debut album […]
TikTok is the fastest-growing social-media platform, and it’s particularly popular among members of Generation Z. The app – known formally as Musical.ly – relies on sounds uploaded by users or artists for use by other TikTok creators. Popular TikTok sounds are diverse in origin – some have been created by […]
Insider recently commemorated the past 10 years of musical greats with a series of opinion essays, each dedicated to a different artist who inspired fans and helped define the decade. The 10 artists are listed below, in no particular order, with highlights from the essays. They include Adele, Rihanna,Kendrick Lamar, […]
McAfee, a cybersecurity firm, has released its annual list of the “most dangerous celebrities,” which ranks which celebrities produce online search results most likely to lead to malware and viruses. The No. 1 spot for 2019 belongs to actress Alexis Bledel, the star of “Gilmore Girls” and Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s […]
The ’90s have often been referred to as hip-hop’s “golden era,” spawning icons like Snoop Dogg, Nas, and Jay-Z. Rap is now the most popular genre of music, with modern artists like Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Kendrick Lamar defining its rise in the past decade. Here are photos of 14 […]
Reggaetón artists have long collaborated with some of the biggest names in the US music industry to make catchy and dance-inducing summer bops. Some of them include: Daddy Yankee,Luis Fonsi, and Justin Bieber‘s “Despacito,” J Balvin,Pharrell Williams, and Bia’s “Safari,” and Farruko, Bad Bunny,Nicki Minaj, and Travis Scott‘s “Krippy Kush.” […]
Instagram and Twitter are two of the easiest ways for people to stay up-to-date on what’s going on with celebrities and hear from them directly. A February study from online clothing retailer I Saw It First has found which celebrities are the most addicted to social media. These are the […]
Celebrities have discussed their abortions for years, but more stars have shared their stories following bills recently signed into law in Georgia and Alabama. Jameela Jamil, Busy Philipps, and Amber Tamblyn are among the women who have recently talked about their experiences with abortion. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. […]
Celebrity wax figures take time and energy, but sometimes, the final product doesn’t do the star justice. Statues inspired by iconic singers and actors like Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, and Leonardo DiCaprio have gotten facial features wrong, resulting in inaccurate figures. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Celebrity wax figures take […]
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Minaj has a net worth $US85 million. She’s made a lot of money from her music, which includes collaborations and features on tracks with other artists She earned millions for appearing as a judge on “American Idol.” It’s no secret that Nicki Minaj is one […]
Business Insider has compiled the most followed Instagram accounts in 2018. It is dominated by reality-TV stars, musicians, and soccer players. Here are the top 50 most popular accounts. In the world of Instagram, musicians, reality stars, and soccer players rule. Business Insider has compiled the most followed people on […]
INSIDER chose 11 controversial celebrities of 2018. The list includes YouTube star Logan Paul; rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine and Kodak Black; and Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Chris Pratt. Many celebrities cause controversy, simply by nature of their fame – but some scandals are far more consequential than others. INSIDER rounded […]
For a music culture dominated by shareable playlists and free listening services, the streaming giant Spotify can offer an extremely accurate look at what songs are capturing our attention at any given moment. Some of those songs, however, are more deserving than others. We took a look at Spotify’s weekly […]
Nicki Minaj blamed Spotify in a series of tweets on Sunday for making her album, “Queen,” come up short of topping the Billboard 200 album chart last week. A Spotify representative on Monday countered Minaj’s claims that the streaming service had penalised her album’s promotion on its platform. Minaj also […]
Nicki Minaj announced on Thursday that she is releasing her new album, “Queen,” today at noon EST, a week before it was scheduled for release on August 17. Minaj’s album faced several delays this year. Nicki Minaj announced on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio on Thursday that she is surprise […]
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[credit provider=”Fox”] Yesterday, Minaj was late to a live taping of “American Idol.” Now, the singer the singer walked away from the judges table mouthing, “I’m done,” after a contestant was eliminated from the show’s top 10. Minaj said before the contestant, Curtis Finch Jr., was sent packing that if he went home, she would as […]
Performer and American Idol judge Nicki Minaj is known for her brightly coloured wigs, and super crazy make-up. But this month, Minaj graces the cover of ELLE stripped of wigs, glitter, and crazy coloured lips.
[credit provider=”Fox/”American Idol””] Nicki Minaj blamed L.A. traffic for the reason she was 13 minutes late to a live taping of “American Idol.” Ryan Seacrest introduced the show by saying, “We are coming to you live and on time … say hello to three of your four judges who have made it here […]
“Boy Meets World”The new show will focus on the fictional couple’s preteen daughter.Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel have officially joined a “Girl Meets World” sequel to their TGIF hit show “Boy Meets World.” The pilot Disney show revolves around the preteen daughter of characters Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence more […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Justin Bieber was crowned the “Artist of the Year” and Maroon 5 the “Band of the Year,” but Sunday night’s 40th annual American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles were as much about fashion as music.This year’s show was all about the craziest outfits, wigs […]
Nicki Minaj derailed “American Idol” auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday when the “Starships” singer threatened to “knock out” fellow judge Mariah Carey.In the below video obtained exclusively by TMZ, a muffled Minaj can be heard saying, “I told them, I’m not f***ing with her f***in’ highness over there.”
Getty”Prince Harry is currently focused entirely on his deployment in Afghanistan,” says the Palace.The Palace has decided not to sue The Sun over Prince Harry naked pics, stating: “We remain of the opinion that a hotel room is a private space where its occupants would have a reasonable expectation of […]
[credit provider=”Sony pictures” url=”http://www.sonypictures.com/homevideo/marieantoinette/”] Make-up and beautifying treatments have been around since the time of the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians.Today, we pinch, peel and inject to make ourselves beautiful, but thousands of years ago people were doing dangerous and down right gross things to reach the pinnacle of perfection and beauty.
[credit provider=”AP”] On Lil Wayne‘s newest mix tape “Dedication 4,” Nicki Minaj sang her supposed support of Republican Mitt Romney, rapping:”I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney / You lazy b—-es is f—ing up the economy.”
Olympic gymnastics stars – McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas – appeared at the MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday night to introduce a performance by Alicia Keys.
According to Nicki Minaj’s part in Lil Wayne’s new “Dedication 4” mix, the fellow Cash Money Records rap queen is voting for Mitt Romney this election season.
[credit provider=”Ian Gavan/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/katy-perry-attends-the-european-premiere-of-katy-perry-part-news-photo/147811237″] Sorry, “Idol,” looks like Katy Perry is “the one that got away.”According to TMZ, the “Wide Awake” singer turned down a $20 million offer from “American Idol” to fill in one of the judges’ chairs, claiming she just wasn’t interested.
[credit provider=”Michael Loccisano / Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?contractUrl=2&language=en-US&family=editorial&p=nicki+minaj&assetType=image&subuid=7319317&clarification=nicki+minaj%3A6362705″] It’s been a busy few months for “American Idol.”First judge Steven Tyler left the show after which Jennifer Lopez quickly followed suit. Then Mariah Carey stepped up as the show’s newest judge.
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Keio_Plaza_Hotel_-01.jpg”] The American arrested on suspicion of murder has admitted to strangling a 21-year-old Irish exchange student in a Tokyo hotel room, according to Japanese news agency Jiji Press (via the Daily Mail).Richard Hinds, 19, confessed to pressing Nicola Furlong’s neck with his hands, though he said he did not mean […]
ShuttershockDespite a $20 million paycheck for appearing as a judge on “American Idol,” Jennifer Lopez is just “too busy” with her upcoming world tour to be a part of the TV show. Chuck Brown, the godfather of go-go music, dies at 75 after suffering from pneumonia. “American Pie” star Jason […]
[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Pepsi is desperately trying to stay relevant with a new extended commercial featuring the eccentric rap diva Nicki Minaj.Last week, the soft drink company announced that it will release cans with the late Michael Jackson’s image.
Our favourite tutu’d duo is back for a month-long stint on “Ellen” and they’re starting off with a bang.
APWill Eli Manning soar on SNL May 5th?Ready the cue cards. Eli Manning will host Saturday Night Live May 5 with musical guest Rihanna. Iron Man’s going abroad. Disney announced this morning “Iron Man 3” is going to be co-produced overseas in China. A la “GCB,” it looks like we’ll be […]
Here’s one moment Nicki Minaj may remember for life.
[credit provider=”AP”] Last night, the stars came out to celebrate and pay their respects at the 54th Grammy Awards. During the three-and-a-half hour spectacle, Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to Whitney Houston, Rihanna and Chris Brown performed (but not together) and The Boss took the stage with Sir Paul McCartney.
Madonna is really embracing this whole Super Bowl thing. Before performing in the halftime show this Sunday, Madonna has released the music video for her latest single, “Give Me All Your Luvin.” The football-themed video features Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. as Madonna’s personal cheerleaders, until they all take a moment […]
The clamor for Drake’s new album “Take Care” has been huge — not surprising for the follow-up to a platinum-selling debut.
An adorable pair of sisters totally nailing a rendition of Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” has been linked around the world all week.