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Jordin Sparks Secretly Got Married and is Expecting Her First Child

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Jordin Sparks secretly jumped the broom with her boo, Dana Isaiah, in mid-July and now they’re expecting their first baby. The couple’s love story all started with Isaiah’s mother contacting Sparks’ mother to summon her daughter’s assistance in conving Isaiah to stay home and not pursue a modeling career in the West coast. The parents […]

Saturday Soundtrack: The Best Of American Idol Starlet La’Porsha Renae

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Last week, the world said goodbye to the long-running reality singing competition that was American Idol. Over the past 15 years, Idol launched the careers of some of the most talented artists of their generation and on Thursday night, the show went out with quite the bang. In addition to a reunion of all the […]

End Of An Era: American Idol’s Final Episode Airs Tonight

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After 15 seasons, American Idol will be ending tonight [April 7]. Based off popular British show Pop Idol, the series began in the summer of 2002. After the first season, the show became one of the biggest reality singing competitions in the world, giving new artists major exposure, record contracts, financial security and more. Last […]

Watch The Full Video Of Kanye West’s “American Idol” Audition

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A few months back, Kim Kardashian shared a brief clip online of her husband Kanye West auditioning on the upcoming 15th and final season of American Idol. In it, the rapper performed his highly successful single “Gold Digger” in front of judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. Just as planned, the clip […]

Watch: Kanye West Auditions For American Idol

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Earlier this year Kanye West decided to audition in San Francisco, CA for American Idol’s 15th and final season. To show support of all her husband’s dreams, Kim Kardashian West tweeted a clip of the 30-second teaser from his audition. It’s only right Kanye West performed an a cappella version of his song “Gold Digger” […]

Fantasia Signs New Management Deal and Readies Fifth Album

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Fresh off her powerhouse performance at the Soul Train Awards, Grammy Award winning artist Fantasia Barrino has stepped back in the studio to prepare for a new project slated for release next year. Fantasia recently joined the management roster at Primary Wave Entertainment, alongside incredible talent like Cee Lo Green, Eric Benet, Gabrielle Union and […]

Are Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey to Blame for the Demise of American Idol?

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News broke earlier this week that 2016 will be American Idol‘s final season. Nigel Lythgoe executive produced American Idol seasons one through seven, then sat out seasons eight and nine, and returned for seasons 10, 11 and 12. In an interview with Billboard, he blamed Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj for the decline of the show: […]

Sony Sued by 19 Recordings, Creator of ‘American Idol’

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Sony is in hot water! The music label is officially being sued by 19 Recordings, the company that created the hit show, American Idol, for cheating contestants out of their royalties. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday by Simon Fuller and it is being said that the royalty issue was found during two separate audits of […]

10 American Idol Contestants Sue For $250 Million Over Racism

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10 previous contestants ranging back all the way from 2002 have joined together in a lawsuit against the hit Fox TV show American Idol for allegations of racial discrimination. According to the Huffington Post, the ten ex-idol contestants are demanding a total settlement of $250,000,000 or $25,000,000 each. Lawyers for the group of singers are […]

Bottoms Up: Nicki Minaj Partners with Moscato Wine Brand

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Nicki Minaj is out at American Idol, but no worries for the Queens MC who has just signed on to be the face of Myx Fusions, a moscato wine brand. “I am so excited to team with the Myx brand,” says Minaj, who is also part owner. “I have no doubt that it will be […]

Jennifer Lopez signs to RedOne’s label to Release Her 10th Studio Album

This week, Universal Music Group announced that Jennifer Lopez is officially signed to super producer RedOne’s Label 2101 Records, which is an imprint on Capitol Records. On the same day Lopez dropped her new single, “Live It Up,” produced by RedOne and featuring Pitbull. The song is a teaser for her 10th studio album, which will be released […]

Drake Makes A Surprise Appearance On American Idol

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American Idol contestant Candice Glover gets surprised on national TV by the Canadian sensation Drake, who shocked the contestant when he came out from behind the scenes. All this is due to American Idol judge and Young Money label mate Nicki Minaj. To check out the video clip of Drake’s appearance on American Idol click […]

Mariah Carey’s Next Single To Feature Rick Ross & Meek Mill

Mariah’s officially adjusted to motherhood and now it’s time for her to get back to work. Her sabbatical may come to an end as she’s possibly expected to replace Jennifer Lopez on American Idol. Today however it looks like her 13th studio album is the topic of conversation. Her lead single “Triumphant (Get ‘Em)” set […]

LMFAO Slapped With 7 Million Dollar Lawsuit

Unsigned Hype Alumni LMFAO were slapped with a $7,000,000 lawsuit from their former management company. Redfoo of LMFAO took time to pose with the woman who serviced the papers, seemingly care free.  The lawsuit has the former management claiming they’ve helped LMFAO get where they are today. Taking LMFAO’s career “from 0 to 60.”  Advertisement […]

Recap: Nicki Minaj “Roman Reloaded” Promo Week

Nicki Minaj has been heavily promoting her new project ‘Roman Reloaded’ over the last week. She’s been any and everywhere, making just as many headlines for her crazy outfits as she is for her crazy album.  If you missed it, she kicked off her ‘Reloaded’ run two weeks back performing her hit “Starships” for American […]