Randy Jackson to Leave American Idol after Season 12 as Grand Finale Draws Near

Randy Jackson, reportedly confirmed he would be leaving American Idol after this season, Season 12. There are unconfirmed rumors that the entire panel of judges: Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, and Keith Urban would be changed for Season 13.

Samantha Barks, Eponine of “Les Miserables”, Best Dressed for the Oscars 2013?

Samantha Barks, was Eponine in the “Les Miserables” film, and looked stunning in her long, flowing, body hugging black gown; she is an early favorite as the Best Dressed Actress for the Oscars 2013.

Deaf Parents Support Son, Nate Tao, in American Idol 2013 Auditions

Nate Tao has deaf parents but that didn’t stop them from supporting their son to go through with the American Idol 2013 Auditions in Oklahoma.

Rockin’ New Year’s Eve 2012 Countdown: Ryan Seacrest, Psy, Taylor Swift, and Justin Bieber in Time Square, New York

Ryan Seacrest, Psy, Taylor Swift, and Justin Bieber are on the Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Countdown at the Time Square, in New York, this Thursday night, December 31, 2012.

American Idol Season 12 Promotional Video Released

The American Idol Season 12 promotional video was released on October 26, 2012 on YouTube. The video featured the three new judges Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, and Nicki Minaj. Old-timer Randy Jackson stays on as judge, and Ryan Seacrest is still the American Idol host.

American Idol Season 12 to Return January 16 with New Judges Randy Jackson, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj

The American Idol Season 12 will return on January 16 and 17, 2012 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, with new judges Randy Jackson, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. American Idol Season 11 ‘s alumni are doing well with winner Phillip Phillips’ “Home” receiving a double platinum certification.

Ryan Seacrest, American Idol Host, Says “Stay Safe, Stay Resilient” Philippines, Amidst Existing Flood-Stricken Areas

Ryan Seacrest, the American Idol Host, said “Stay Safe, Stay Resilient” to Filipinos, via his Twitter account. This is with regards to the floods that inundated the Philippines due to continuous rainfall.

American Idol Nominated for 3 Emmy Awards

The American Idol reality singing nominated for 3 Emmy Awards namely:
• Ryan Seacrest for Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program
• Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series – Finale
• Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special

American Idol, Nominee for Best Talent TV Show to the National Reality TV Awards (NRTA)

American Idol is one of the nominees for Best Talent TV Show to the National Reality TV Awards (NRTA) for the US. Ryan Seacrest is also nominated as Best TV Host for Reality TV. This was announced by NRTA in its website.