MUSIC NEWS// Randy Jackson Officially Out As American Idol Judge, Jordin Sparks Supports Nicki Minaj as Judge and MorePublished by Blair Bedford on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 10:38 am.
1. Randy Jackson Officially Out As American Idol Judge
The shakeups keep coming at the judges table of American Idol. According to reports, Randy Jackson, the last original judge presiding, has decided to leave the show. Jackson will reportedly still be involved in Idol’s 12th season, but only as a mentor. [MORE]
2. Chris Lighty, Legendary Hip Hop Manager, Has Died
The hip hop world is in mourning in the wake of the sudden death of Chris Lighty, the legendary manager and CEO of Violator Entertainment. [MORE]
3. Jordin Sparks Supports Nicki Minaj as American Idol Judge
Jordin Sparks is the latest celebrity to share her thoughts on the upcoming season of American Idol. The former Idol winner is backing Nicki Minaj as one of the show’s potential judges, saying she would be a nice addition.
“I think Nicki would be great,” Sparks told the New York Post. “It would be so fun to see what she does because she’s so unpredictable. I met her the other day, she is so sweet.” [MORE]