Los Angeles, May 31 - Singers Nicky Minaj and Mariah Carey have quit as judges of TV show “American Idol”.
Carey, 43, has quit the show in order to undertake a world tour following the success of her latest single "Beautiful" and Minaj, 30, also wants to focus on her music and confirmed her first season on the show will also be her last, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Carey retweeted a message from her PR representatives, which read: "W/ global success of "#Beautiful" @MariahCarey confirms world tour & says goodbye 2 Idol http://mariahcarey.com."
Los Angeles, April 25 : There were reports that "American Idol" producers and Fox executives were planning to replace judge Mariah Carey with Jennifer Lopez to boost the show's ratings. But the makers says it is not true.
Sources told hollywoodreporter. com that Carey threatened legal action when the producers of the singing reality show and Fox planned to replace her.
"This is just another ridiculous Idol judge rumour, likely started by talks of Jennifer performing on the finale," a Fox spokeswoman said.
Los Angeles, Jan 16 - Singer Mariah Carey, the mother of 20-month-old twins Moroccan and Monroe, is thoroughly enjoying motherhood.
"Every moment is incredible and a blessing. I was performing in Sydney and I brought them (twins) out on stage because I want them to have these experiences. Some might disagree with that, but I know Monroe especially was going to love it. She didn't want to get off the stage," okmagazine. co. uk quoted Carey as saying.
She, who is married to Nick Cannon, admits that career was her first priority, but now she loves being a mom.
Los Angeles, Jan 5 : Singer Mariah Carey shared the spotlight with a six-year-old girl at one of her shows after learning the youngster was named in her honour.
The 42-year-old is currently touring Australia. On Thursday night, Carey brought special guest Mariah Cini onto the stage at Sydney's Allphones Arena.
Cini's father Chris met the singer on her 1998 Australian tour and subsequently named his daughter after her, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
New York, Nov : Singer Mariah Carey has released a new song `Bring It On Home' in honour of US President Barack Obama's victory.
The Obama supporter premiered her soulful track in a post on pal Jermaine Dupri's website, Global14. com, on Wednesday.
"We just everyday people trying to make it through the pain," her song begins.
"Yet we intentionally hurt each other playing silly games. But when it comes down to win or lose, don't give up the fight. Strength is what we need, and love can save our lives," it added.
Los Angeles, Aug 23 - Singer Jennifer Lopez has given some tips to fellow singer Mariah Carey who has replaced her in singing reality show, "American Idol".
"So long as she's honest and speaks from the heart and is herself then I think she'll be fine... I think that's what anybody who sits in that chair has to do," Lopez said on a US entertainment show.
The 43-year-old says she always spoke to people, the way she wants to be treated.
London, Aug 12 - Singer Mariah Carey will create two nail polish collections, and is excited to begin work on them.
Carey has signed a deal with OPI Products Inc for the venture, and is upbeat as she has always loved doing manicures, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
"I actually went to beauty school in 11th grade, so I could have something to fall back on, so believe me, I've done my share of manicures as well as getting them," said Carey.
"OPI knows that the polish you use makes a big difference not only in the look but in the care of your nails," she added.
London, June 28 - Singer Mariah Carey who took a maternity break has resumed work on her music.
The 42-year-old took a break after giving birth to her twins, Moroccan and Monroe, in April 2011. She is married to singer Nick Cannon.
Her last album was "Merry Christmas II You" in 2010.
In December last year, she collaborated with Justin Bieber on the re-release of her festive hit "All I Want For Christmas Is You". But now she is back with full force, Carey announced on Twitter, reports femalefirst. co. uk.