Mariah Carey not returning to 'American Idol' - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Mariah Carey not returning to 'American Idol'

Posted: Updated:
FILE - This May 16, 2013 file photo shows Mariah Carey at the "American Idol" finale at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP) FILE - This May 16, 2013 file photo shows Mariah Carey at the "American Idol" finale at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey says she isn't returning to "American Idol."

The pop star's publicity firm, PMK BNC, tweeted Thursday that Carey isn't returning to the Fox series and is planning a world tour because of the success of her new single, "Beautiful."

Carey became a new judge on "Idol" last year along with Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj. She and Minaj bickered on the show, creating a feud that was uncomfortable for both viewers and contestants.

Fox said in a statement that the network is "extremely fortunate that (Carey) was able to bring her wisdom and experience" to the show.

Randy Jackson announced that he was also leaving the show.

Carey's new single, a Top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, features Miguel.

___

Online:

http://www.mariahcarey.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

  • Entertainment NewsEntertainment NewsMore>>

  • Grammy Awards to air on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 10

    Grammy Awards to air on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 10

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:34:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:15:35 GMT
    The 61st annual Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles and air on CBS on Feb. 10, 2019. 
    The 61st annual Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles and air on CBS on Feb. 10, 2019. 
  • Paula Poundstone Has A Whale Of A Metaphor For Trump

    Paula Poundstone Has A Whale Of A Metaphor For Trump

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-07-18 06:40:49 GMT

    The 'Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone' podcast host came up with a metaphor for Trump that involves Earth's largest mammal.

     

    The 'Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone' podcast host came up with a metaphor for Trump that involves Earth's largest mammal.

     
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda to publish a picture book

    Lin-Manuel Miranda to publish a picture book

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:42:49 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:23:04 GMT
    Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a picture book that he hopes will inspire young people. 
    Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a picture book that he hopes will inspire young people. 
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.