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5 Controversial Versions of the National Anthem to Hear This 4th of July
It’s no secret that “personalized” adaptations of “The Star-Spangled Banner” caused waves of controversy over the past few decades. While many Americans are quick to recall celebrity performances like Roseanne Barr’s 1990 off-key rendition before a San Diego Padres game (followed by spitting and cro…
Steven Tyler Responds to Nicki Minaj’s Racist Accusations
Not a single, solitary episode of 'American Idol' Season 12 has aired yet and it's already rife with plenty of Nicki Minaj-generated controversy. Forget Mariah-gate. That's so last month.
Steven Tyler has already offered a response to Minaj's pointed accusations that he's a racist (due to comments he…
Jimmy Iovine Gives Idol The Dose Of Simon It Needs
Just when I was starting to get bored with the American Idol judges saying basically the same thing to each contestant, along comes Jimmy Iovine to tell it like it is. At the peak of Idol's success, I think the charm of the show was hearing from a judge who wasn't  afraid to say exact…
Jennifer Lopez Will Be Tougher Idol Judge
Jennifer Lopez tells People.com that she will be a tougher judge in the upcoming season of American Idol. It's not that she's changing her personality or is being told by producers to do it. She just believes that the bar was so high last season that she has to be more critical t…