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Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj & Jessie J Join Forces for Sassy New Song ‘Bang Bang’

If the funk of “Problem” wasn’t enough for you, you’re going to want to listen up.

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Nicki Minaj Teases Ariana Grande & Jessie J Superstar Collaboration ‘Bang Bang': Listen

Minaj posted a quick snippet of the song, “Bang Bang,” on her Instagram page today (July 23) ahead of the tune’s official July 29 release date.

07/23/2014

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Listen to a Snippet from Jessie J, Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande’s ‘Bang Bang’

“Bang Bang,” the collaborative track between Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, and Jessie J, is almost here, with a release date for the end of the month.

07/09/2014

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Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj to Join Forces for “Bang Bang”

They say good things come in threes. They also say the same thing about bad things, but for the purpose of talking about a collaboration between Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj, it’s safe to say the result should be something to celebrate.

07/02/2014

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Watch Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Pharrell, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown, Jay Z & Beyoncé Perform at the BET Awards

Sure, they handed out awards last night (June 30) at the BET Awards, but what we’re all really going to be talking about is the performances. And boy, were there some doozies.

06/30/2014

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Nicki Minaj is Sorry You’re Upset About Her Single Art

She posted it to her Instagram account, revealing that the artwork would include a photo of civil rights leader Malcolm X taken for Ebony magazine in 1964. In the photo, X is holding a gun and peeking out the blinds of a window.

02/14/2014

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Nicki Minaj Cries Foul Over Retouched ‘ESPN The Magazine’ Cover

Nicki Minaj has never been one to hide her body so when ESPN The Magazine decided to go a little crazy with the Photoshop for their latest cover, she decided to give them a piece of her mind.

01/24/2014

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As Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ Turns 30, It’s Embraced By A New Generation

10-year-old viral sweetheart Sophia Grace released her debut music video, which is an ode of sorts to the song.

06/04/2013

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More Trouble For ‘Idol’: Summer Tour Cancels Ten Dates

It seems there’s more trouble in ‘American Idol’ paradise. After competing their lowest rated season in history a show spokesperson announced they would be canceling a number of upcoming tour dates.

06/03/2013

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‘American Idol’ Judges: Mariah Carey And Nicki Minaj Confirm Their Exits

After weeks of rumors, both Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj confirmed on Thursday (May 30) that they will be leaving the American Idol judge’s table. Related: From Glambert To Kelly, 5 Former ‘Idol’ Contestants We’d […]

05/31/2013

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Jennifer Hudson Rumored To Join ‘American Idol’ As Judge

Jennifer Hudson may be returning to the show that launched her into the spotlight, that is if reports of her signing on as a judge for next season of American Idol are true.

05/24/2013

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Candice Glover Crowned New ‘American Idol’ As Finale Ratings Hit All-Time Low

The first all-female AI finale in nine years crowned a winner, Candice Glover, but the Season 12 finale still didn’t rack up the numbers.

05/17/2013

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Nicki Minaj, Shakira Latest In Singing Competition Judge Shakeups

Remember when singing competitions kept their judges a little longer than one or two-year stints? Perhaps American Idol set an unattainable precedent during its first seven years on the air, with zero changes to the […]

05/17/2013

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Nicki Minaj Talks To ‘Teen Vogue’ About The Haters: ‘I Can’t Be Bothered’

Nicki Minaj may be a star now, but she remembers life when things were a little different. In the June/July issue of Teen Vogue, Minaj opens up about her childhood and how she dealt with […]

05/15/2013

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Randy Jackson Steps Down As ‘American Idol’ Judge, Who’s Next?

After making the careers of artists like Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, longtime American Idol judge Randy Jackson announced Thursday (May 9) that he will not be returning as a judge next season.

05/10/2013

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s Family Loves Nicki Minaj ‘Like Loud Italians’

It may seem like an unlikely pairing but Carly Rae Jepsen’s new single, “Tonight I’m Getting Over You,” got a special enhancement in the form of a verse from Nicki Minaj. The remix started leaking […]

05/03/2013

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Music Stars React To Boston Marathon Explosions

With at least two explosions rocking the Boston Marathon and sending shockwaves across the nation, celebrities have taken to Twitter to voice their concern and support for the victims. At press time, there are two […]

04/15/2013

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Nicki Minaj Seduces Lil Wayne In ‘High School’ Video

Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne make the awkward transition from friends to lovers in the steamy new video for the songstresses latest single, “High School.” Despite the song’s title, you won’t see any lockers or […]

04/03/2013

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Judging The Judges: Star Power Alone Can’t Revive ‘American Idol’ Ratings

The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths […]

03/29/2013

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Nicki Minaj Rolls In Late To ‘Idol’ Live Taping, Covers ELLE Sans Makeup

When Nicki Minaj didn’t appear to the set on time for the first live taping of American Idol Wednesday night (March 13), the cameras kept on rolling. Her absence had many wondering what could have […]

03/15/2013

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‘Glee’ Use ‘NSYNC & Backstreet Boys To Make Nice

On this week’s Glee, there’s a whole lot of feuding going on. Will isn’t too happy with Finn, who revealed last week that he’d kissed Emma. But to help the guys get past this rough patch the […]

03/14/2013

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Nicki Minaj Fires Glam Squad

Nicki Minaj wants to be “taken seriously as an artist” ya’ll. No more crazy wigs? No more wild outfits? Well, I’m psyched to see what she morphs into… but for now, enjoy her in all her cray-cray glory!

03/05/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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Colton Dixon Advises ‘American Idol’ Contestants To “Always Be Yourself”

The new season of American Idol debuted last night and we finally got to see if the fighting between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey was everything we thought it would be. While the two divas […]

01/17/2013

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Jennifer Hudson + Lady Gaga = Nicki Minaj!

I’ve been looking at Nicki Minaj thinking, “She REALLY looks like a combination of a couple of beautiful stars…but WHO?” Then it hit me….”What do you get when you mix Jennifer Hudson with Lady Gaga?

01/16/2013

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Will Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj Make Nice For ‘Idol’?

Mariah Carey is once again speaking out about the alleged feud between her and fellow American Idol judge Nicki Minaj. With the show’s 12th season set to premiere January 9, Mariah sat down with Barbara […]

01/09/2013

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Nicki Minaj And Adam Levine Call Attention To Kmart Shoppers

Now consumers can take turns in the judges seat. Famous talent judges Nicki Minaj and Adam Levine are gearing up for their own respective “multi-department lifestyle brands” that will be available exclusively at Kmart and ShopYourWay.com. The lines […]

01/09/2013

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Jeff Dunham Gears Up For ‘American Idol’s’ Next Season

The comic and his puppet, Walter, don’t pull any punches when it comes to the feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Mianj. One of the ladies look like they can “kick butt” to Walter, but […]

01/08/2013

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Steven Tyler To Nicki Minaj: “I Am No Racist”

When it comes to American Idol, even the judges are judged. But in an effort to quiet the rising Idol chatter and talk of “racist comments,” Steven Tyler has apologized for calling out Nicki Minaj and the current crop of AI judges.

11/29/2012

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Colton Dixon Says JLo Inspired His Work Ethic: “She Works So Hard”

“It was cool to see someone of her status have that work ethic. It helped inspire me to work just as hard if not harder.”

11/29/2012

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