Nick Jonas to be newest ‘American Idol’ judge?


Figuring out who will be the next judge hired for the mother of all singing competitions, American Idol, has transformed into a media circus. Even before Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler formally resigned their posts, the media was abuzz with reports that Idol executives were searching for new judges. Adam Lambert, a former Idol contestant, [...]

Mariah Carey hired as ‘American Idol’ judge

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After a week of speculation, pop diva Mariah Carey has been hired by Fox to be a judge for American Idol’s twelfth season. Carey is expected to receive a salary of about $12 million. Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly gave his thoughts behind the casting decision. “It’s the biggest recording artist than any of these [singing [...]

Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler quit ‘American Idol’


It’s official: Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler are quitting American Idol. Tyler was the first one to jump ship last Thursday. The Aerosmith front man released the following statement:  After some long……hard……thoughts…I’ve decided it’s time for me to let go of my mistress ‘American Idol’ before she boils my rabbit,” said Steven Tyler. “I strayed [...]

Adam Lambert in talks to become judge on ‘American Idol’

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After reports that two-time judge and superstar Jennifer Lopez might not return for the 12th season of American Idol, the show’s producers have approached former Idol alum Adam Lambert to take her place. Lambert was runner-up to Season 8 winner Kris Allen. Though producers are still in talks with Lopez about her possible return, they [...]

Cheers to Phillip: How to Stay on Top After Idol

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With the newest induction of Phillip Phillips into American Idol royalty, we here at TheSilverTongueOnline.com would like for him to be fully ready for the road that lies ahead. It is no secret that throughout the last eleven years American Idol has managed to produce some of the most bright/riveting talent to hit the music [...]

The “Glee”fully “Duet”ing “Voice”s of America’s “Next” “Talent”ed “Idol”

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Seventeen. That is the number of music shows, both scripted and non-scripted, that air on American television. This eclectic mix of programs is spread out across ten different networks. NBC (The Voice, Smash, America’s Got Talent) ,Fox (American Idol, The X Factor, Glee), Disney (Shake It Up!, Austin & Ally, A.N.T Farm) and Nickelodeon (Big Time [...]

Will the Real “American Idol” Please Stand Up?

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Once upon a time, ten years ago to be precise,  American Idol debuted on Fox. The ratings were modest at best, but one of music brightest stars was born: Kelly Clarkson. For months after the shows’ finale, the focus remained on Clarkson and her budding musical career. This fascination with her musical development continued through [...]

Jennifer Lopez May Not Return to American Idol

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In a recent interview on Ellen alongside Cameron Diaz in support of their forthcoming film, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Jenny from the Block hinted at some surprising news. After two years of serving as a judge on the hit show American Idol, Lopez seems uncertain whether or not she will be able to [...]