Hot 97's Summer Jam is known for surprise guests and impromptu performances. So it wasn't too shocking when the radio station went all out on its 20th anniversary Sunday (June 2), bringing out veterans and newcomers alike alongside scheduled acts.
She's one and done. Mariah Carey's PR firm let the world know that the diva has exited 'American Idol' after one lucrative season as a judge. Her reps did so via a tweet issued with little fanfare. It's like she exited through the back door, stopping to confirm what everyone already knew with a Miss America-like wave goodbye.
Mariah Carey has always had a beautiful singing voice but it took a minute for her debut album to catch on with R&B fans. It wasn't until she'd made an appearance at the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards singing her big ballad, 'Vision of Love,' when she saw her sales shoot upwards and stay there.
Her 1990 debut album, 'Mariah Carey,' found itsel
Since the beginning of 'American Idol' this season, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj haven’t seen eye-to-eye while sitting at the judges' table. Rumors of Mariah getting the boot and Jennifer Lopez replacing her have spread and the heat between the 'Beautiful' singer and Nicki has escalated in recent weeks. Nick Cannon, Mariah's husband, believes the producers are feeding into the whole mess.