Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj are quitting American Idol, as reported by various entertainment sites, May 29, 2013.
Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj revealed their plans through Twitter, the micro-blogging site. It can be recalled that the two had “misunderstandings” during their stint on Idol; now they can also quit being on each other’s throat, so to speak.
Nicki Minaj @NICKIMINAJ
“Thank you American Idol for a life changing experience! Wouldn’t trade it for the world! Time to focus on the Music!!! Mmmuuuaahhh!!!”
Meanwhile, Mariah Carey is busy promoting her new song “Beautiful”, which made it to No. 1 on the R&B charts.
The “Beautiful” video, which debuted May 29, 2013, has already more than 150 thousand views. “Beautiful” has climbed from 24 to 20 and is the Hot 100’s Airplay Gainer awardee.
Mariah is also scheduled to perform on NBC at the annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular.
Apparently, Nicki Minaj is busy with another album and would surely have another hit album in the making.
With Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey out of American Idol’s Season 13 show, Keith Urban remains the only judge who has not yet confirmed whether he will be staying or moving on.
Keith Urban was a good judge in the past season, and he could act as the anchor for the next season. Who would be the next American Idol judges? Check back later for updates.