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  • Why Nicki Minaj Is The New Simon Cowell (And Why That's A Good Thing)

    February 11, 2013 2:24 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    If you only started watching "American Idol" in the post-Simon Cowell era, over the past two seasons, then you were undoubtedly very confused when you tuned in last week for the Season 12 Hollywood Week boys' episodes. What was this? An "Idol" judge giving actual advice? Having strong opinions? Not just telling everyone they're "beautiful" and "in it to win it"? Yes, newbie judge Nicki Minaj stepped it up and officially became "Idol's" new Simon Cowell last week, proving once a...  | More »

  • Watch Jedward's Jepic Interview With Reality Rocks

    February 11, 2013 10:05 AM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    For all you Yanks watching this who are unaware of the awesomeness that is Jedward, you are about to get schooled with a crash course in all things Jepic, via Reality Rocks' in-depth, out-of-control interview. Jedward are John and Edward Grimes, the double divas of Dublin from "The X Factor U.K." Season 6. On that show, they famously pulled stunts like singing "Ghostbusters" while wearing proton packs, reciting the Titanic monologue while dressed in Britney-inspired red latex suits, and...  | More »

  • Mindy McCready Reportedly Committed To Rehab; Children Removed From Home

    February 7, 2013 10:30 AM ET | Yahoo Our Country
     |  Wendy Geller

    Troubled country singer Mindy McCready has been committed to rehab for alcohol and mental health issues in the wake of her boyfriend, David Wilson’s, death last month. Addtionally, the 37-year-old’s two young sons have been removed from her Arkansas home. According to E!, a judge ordered McCready to treatment following an emergency hearing on Wednesday. Sources say she may be there for up to 21 days. Reportedly, McCready’s family called for the hearing in concern for her he...  | More »

  • Joe Budden Explains Why He’s Mad On ‘Castles’

    February 6, 2013 11:45 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop
     |  Billy Johnson, Jr.

    Joe Budden has earned a rep as a hot head, always at odds with someone whether video vixen Tahiry, members of the Wu Tang Clan, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Consequence, etc. But the New Jersey rapper offers some insight into things that irk him on “Castles” from his album No Love Lost, released Tuesday. Budden talks betrayal on the somber, piano-driven ballad. The Love & Hip Hop New York star expresses disappointment that some of the people close to him used him for his financial w...  | More »

  • Groban Up, In Public!

    February 5, 2013 3:25 PM ET | Yahoo New This Week
     |  Dave DiMartino

    One of the marvels of today’s interconnected age may be the fact that writers who once wrote articles and often waited as much as three months to get feedback about them now merely have to consult Twitter to see where they stand! Thus, less than 24 hours after writing last week’s much-admired post about the latest works by rockers Hatebreed and Justin Bieber, I was greeted by tweets such as: *"@DaveDiMartino what the hell does this have to do with the album? Sad. Just sad.&rdquo...  | More »

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