American Idol judges: American Idol is paying pop rapper Nicki Minaj $12 million to judge. No word on what country star Keith Urban is making. The American Idol auditions begin today at the Lincoln Center in New York.
Beyonce stars in a new campaign ad reading a letter that praises First Lady Michelle Obama as a 'truly strong African-American woman.' According to a Gallup poll, Mrs. Obama is more popular than her husband.