Nicki Minaj Reportedly Joins ‘American Idol’ as Judge
After weeks of speculation on who would take a seat next to diva-of-all-divas Mariah Carey on the revamped ‘American Idol‘ judges panel, it looks as though reigning rap royalty Nicki Minaj will be joining the show. Whoa. Mariah and Nicki? On one panel? That’s enough diva in one room to make the earth stop spinning on its axis.
Gabby Douglas First African American To Win All-Around: Lil Wayne + More Congratulate
Fab Five member Gabby Douglas won the gold medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around competition. While the Russian competitors were the front-runners, Douglas scored the win and nabbed one of the most sought-after prizes in the gymnastics rounds! Congrats, Gabby!
Rihanna Goes Jet Black for Harper’s Bazaar Cover
Rihanna is the cover girl for an upcoming issue of the high end fashion bible Harper’s Bazaar. The cover image and photo spread leaked, and there appears to be two separate covers, which these women’s mags often do. One cover is reserved for subscribers, while the other lands on the newsstand.
Listen to Alicia Keys’ New Song ‘New Day’
Alicia Keys has dropped ‘New Day’ and it’s a new sound for the piano-playing diva. It’s unclear if the song will be a single or even appear on her upcoming album.
Mother Arrested For Cheering at Daughter’s Graduation. Is it Fair? [VIDEO]
South Carolina parents attending a high school graduation at the Florence Civic Center in South Florence last Saturday were warned in advance not to cheer for their children as they received their diplomas or they’d risk being thrown out of the ceremony. But one particularly proud mother choose not heed the warning and cheered anyway. And, boy, did she pay the price.
Jennifer Hudson’s Ex-Brother-in-Law Found Guilty of Family Murders
Guilty. That’s the verdict handed down in the Jennifer Hudson family murders case. The singer’s former brother-in-law William Balfour was found guilty today (May 11) of three counts of first-degree murder and four other counts in relation to the 2008 murders of Hudson’s mother, brother and her nephew, who was just 7 and the youngest victim of the tragedy.
Beyonce Admits She’s Nervous About Atlantic City Residency
At the 2012 Met Gala on Monday (May 7), new mom Beyonce admitted that she is nervous about her upcoming Atlantic City residency, which unfolds over Memorial Day weekend.
Flo Rida + Juliet Simms ‘Whistle’ + Are ‘Wild Ones’ on ‘The Voice’ Finale
Rapper Flo Rida brought his addictive urban energy to the stage on the season finale of ‘The Voice‘ this evening, May 8. He performed a medley of ‘Whistle,’ which was the live performance debut of the song, as well as the hit ‘Wild Ones,’ with rocker and Team Cee Lo finalist Juliet Simms. It was a live, onstage collision of rap and rock that was completely and utterly believable.
Rihanna Poses in Short Shorts + Sucks Thumb in New Terry Richardson Photo Shoot
Rihanna posed for famed photographer Terry Richardson in skimpy denim short shorts, a shredded white top and heels.
Jermaine Paul Named Winner of ‘The Voice’ Season 2
Jermaine Paul was chosen as the winner of Season 2 of ‘The Voice.’ While his coach Blake Shelton came in second last year with Dia Frampton, he is a bridesmaid no more. He and Jermaine Paul deserved this win!
Sleep or Sex — Which Do Americans Prefer?
Sleep or sex? It’s a tough choice, since both have their own unique benefits for the body. So, which would Americans rather have?
Bobby Brown Says ‘I’m Not the Reason She’s Gone’ About Whitney Houston
Bobby Brown sat down for his first interview since his ex-wife Whitney Houston‘s death with TODAY’s Matt Lauer.