The competition heated up on “American Idol” Wednesday night as the sudden death rounds began in Las Vegas. Ten contestants took the stage, but only five made it through to the upcoming Hollywood sing-off.
Judge Mariah Carey told “Extra's" Terri Seymour, “I hated having to let certain people go. It’s so hard.”
“Extra’s” Renee Bargh sat down with actress Nicole Kidman to talk about all things motherhood, including her role in “Stoker” and four kids; Bella and Connor Cruise and Sunday and Faith Urban.When it comes to the older kids, Nicole said she’s delighted that Bella, 20, and Connor, 18, -- her kids with ex Tom Cruise -- are doing well and finding their way. “Everybody has their own path and when they find their path it’s such a relief as a parent you know,” she said, also mentioned that Bella is now living in London.
FOX's “American Idol” kicked off Wednesday night with a whole lotta drama between feuding judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. After months of gossip about the dueling singers, the audience got to see firsthand just how much they hate each other. Oh, and there were some contestants auditioning too, but we’ll get to that later.
“Extra’s” Mario Lopez caught up with new “American Idol” judge Keith Urban and wife Nicole Kidman at the Golden Globes, where the singing star dished on the upcoming season.
“American Idol” judge Keith Urban weighed in on the Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey feud on Wednesday at the New York Film Festival premiere of “Paperboy.”
The country singer, who was in the middle of the two sparring judges during a heated argument, told “Extra” he felt like "the UN.” Wife Nicole Kidman chimed in, calling him “Switzerland.”
Singers Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey got into a verbal battle royale at the "American Idol" auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday. In a video obtained by TMZ, Nicki hurls threats and obscenities at Mariah.
“We are two days in, and I’m loving it!” he told Mario. “I did a season of ‘The Voice’ in Australia and also did several singing competitions for TV when I was very young. I’ve been on both sides, so I hope I can deliver with a bit of empathy.”
Watch more from our interview with Urban and wife Nicole Kidman, nominated for her turn in “Hemingway & Gellhorn”!
When “American Idol” returns in January 2013, Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban will be sitting at the judges’ table.
Contestants will perform for the new panel starting Sunday at auditions in New York followed by tryouts in Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlotte, San Antonio, Baton Rouge and Oklahoma City.