Randy Jackson - updates

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WATCH: Journey, Randy Jackson perform 'Don't Stop Believin'' for UNICEF fundraiser

May 25, 2020 - 11:00 PM

Arnel Pineda joins Journey and Randy Jackson in performing the song for UNICEF's 'Wont's Stop' campaign in the US

Simon Cowell on the end of ‘American Idol'

May 12, 2015 - 10:23 PM

‘Looking back at my time on American Idol we had a great time We found great artists ’ Simon tweets

Malaya Watson in, Marrialle Sellars out as ‘Idol’ names top 13

Feb 21, 2014 - 2:24 PM

The journey ends for Marrialle Sellars while Malaya Watson sails into the next round of competition

TOP 13. Malaya Watson, seen here performing Ray Charles' 'Hard Times' during Rush Week, has made it to the next round of competition. Screengrab from YouTube

Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj leave ‘Idol’

May 31, 2013 - 2:31 PM

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will not return for another season of the talent show

GOODBYE IDOL. 'American Idol' judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will not return for another season. Photos from American Idol Facebook page

'Idol' judges to be replaced next season

May 11, 2013 - 6:30 PM

None of the current American Idol season 12 judges will be back for the next season

ALL JUDGES ELIMINATED. 'American Idol' is going on a complete overhaul to save its dwindling ratings. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

Randy Jackson to leave 'American Idol'

May 10, 2013 - 6:37 PM

AI original judge Randy Jackson will leave the show after 12 years in the judging panel

GOODBYE, RANDY. After 12 seasons, 'American Idol' judge Randy Jackson has decided to say goodbye. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

AI season 12: Burnell Taylor eliminated

Apr 05, 2013 - 9:42 PM

American Idol season 12 s Burnell Taylor gets eliminated

BURNELL SAYS GOODBYE. Burnell Taylor's emotional performance wasn't moving enough for a save. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

AI season 12: Paul Jolley eliminated

Mar 22, 2013 - 10:26 PM

Eight weeks remain in the shorter reformatted reality talent show

SECOND TO GO. Paul Jolley in his March 20 (March 21 MNL) performance. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

AI season 12: Curtis Finch Jr eliminated

Mar 15, 2013 - 11:23 AM

A Nicki Minaj favorite is the first to leave the Top 10

HE BELIEVED. AI judges Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson, and Mariah Carey were not in agreement to 'save' Curtis Finch Jr. and keep him in the show. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

AI season 12: 'Music of the American Idols'

Mar 14, 2013 - 1:05 PM

The top 10 step into the shoes of past Idols in the March 13 March 14 MNL episode

WHO DO YOU THINK IMPRESSED THEM? Tell us what you think after watching the performances below. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

American Idol boys vie for Top 10 spots

Mar 07, 2013 - 3:48 PM

The boys may not be as strong as the girls but certain performances merit spots in the Top 10

AMERICA'S VOTE. Who among these 10 boys will make it American Idol's Top 10? Photo from American Idol Facebook page

Will Fil-Ams make American Idol cut?

Feb 21, 2013 - 2:14 PM

Pinoys around the world are glued to their TV screens to find out what happens this week and next

THE AMERICAN IDOL DREAM. Will Fil-Am Adriano Latonio achieve it this year? Let's watch, support, and see. All photos by Michael Becker courtesy of ETC

'American Idol' producer Nigel Lythgoe reveals new show format

Jan 17, 2013 - 2:54 PM

American Idol s 12th season brings good or bad? changes to the show s format as revealed by its executive producer

NEW SHOW, NEW JUDGES. Aside from introducing three new judges, the show reveals a new format, too. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

American Idol: New judges, new drama, fresh talent

Jan 16, 2013 - 10:56 AM

American Idol Season 12 judges Mariah Carey Nicki Minaj Keith Urban and Randy Jackson share why they re in the show and their A I experiences so far

IDOL-MAKERS. (From left) Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, host Ryan Seacrest, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban. All photos from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

Randy Jackson's dance show canceled

Nov 14, 2012 - 11:57 AM

The show bids goodbye after 7 seasons

DANCING 'DAWG.' Randy Jackson goes back to judging duty in American Idol. Image from Facebook

12th season American Idol judges are Mariah, Nicki, Keith, and…

Sep 16, 2012 - 10:57 PM

Randy Jackson remains as 4th judge of the popular TV show American Idol

Randy Jackson is OUT of American Idol

Sep 01, 2012 - 1:43 AM

According to TMZ the last remaining original judge of the talent reality show is also out

FIRST, THE ROCKSTAR, then the Latina, and now the 'Dawg.' All 3 are out of AI. Screen grab from YouTube (sulemonzee)

Nicki Minaj joins 'American Idol'

Aug 21, 2012 - 8:38 AM

Instead of Nick Jonas it s Nicki

STARSHIPS WILL FLY IN 'American Idol' with the addition of Nicki Minaj. Image from Facebook

Phillip Phillips talks kidney treatment and AI's summer tour

Jun 29, 2012 - 2:20 PM

The American Idol 11 winner recovers from numerous treatments during and after the competition

HE ENDURED THE PAIN to emerge the winner of American Idol season 11. Screen grab from YouTube

Phillip is America's Idol but Jessica the world's?

May 24, 2012 - 1:24 PM

The Americans have spoken or voted Phillip Phillips is their new Idol

Social media indicates Jessica is next 'Idol'

May 24, 2012 - 7:21 AM

Online sentiment returns in favor of Jessica Sanchez after her finals performance

LIVE BLOG: 'American Idol' finale: Performance night

May 23, 2012 - 7:15 PM

Will it be Jessica or Phillip?

GOOSE BUMPS. Jessica Sanchez sings "I have nothing" by Whitney Houston.

'American Idol': Jessica, Phillip in final showdown

May 23, 2012 - 9:24 AM

Sanchez and Phillips are the last ones standing on the Idol stage and are now awaiting who will be crowned America s favorite singer

GOOSE BUMPS. Jessica Sanchez sings "I have nothing" by Whitney Houston.

Rallying behind Jessica Sanchez till the end

May 18, 2012 - 11:47 AM

Fans tweet their excitement over Jessica s battle for the American Idol crown

Jessica Sanchez goes to American Idol finale

May 18, 2012 - 8:58 AM

Sanchez and Phillip Phillips will fight it out for the Idol crown next week

Jessica Sanchez

Rappler Newscast | May 17, 2012

May 17, 2012 - 8:19 PM

Senators say Chief Justice Renato Corona will likely attack the credibility of evidence Vitug says the country’s bank secrecy laws are out of sync with campaigns against corruption and money laundering And how did Jessica do in the last elimination round of American Idol?

'American Idol': Jessica Sanchez sings Mariah, Aerosmith, Jackson 5

May 17, 2012 - 9:47 AM

Jessica Sanchez battles a sore throat to cover Mariah Carey Aerosmith and Jackson 5

"I DON'T WANNA MISS A THING." "American Idol" contestant Jessica Sanchez sings the Aerosmith classic "I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing," Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Screengrab from FOX Television.

Jessica Sanchez leads Top 3 in online fanbase

May 13, 2012 - 2:43 PM

Jessica Sanchez has the biggest online followers among the Top 3 of American Idol

Will Jessica Sanchez become the next American Idol?

May 11, 2012 - 5:59 PM

Jessica faces tough competition with Phillip Phillips and Joshua Ledet

IS SHE THE ONE? Filipinos are praying that the first Filipino American Idol has arrived.

Jessica Sanchez 'not going,' makes it to American Idol Top 3

May 11, 2012 - 8:56 AM

She is the second Filipino American who made it this far in the show

Jessica Sanchez

6th standing ovation for Jessica Sanchez on American Idol

May 10, 2012 - 9:09 AM

Jessica Sanchez sings a stunning rendition of And I Am Telling You I m Not Going

YOU'RE GONNA LOVE HER. 'American Idol' finalist Jessica Sanchez sings "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" during the Top 4 episode of the hit show, May 9, 2012. Screengrab from the FOX telecast.

'Idol': Jessica Sanchez moves on to top 4

May 04, 2012 - 8:46 AM

Jessica Sanchez was declared safe during the show s latest elimination round

'Unbelievable' talent: Jessica Sanchez again gets positive reviews on 'Idol'

May 03, 2012 - 10:19 AM

Sanchez sings Proud Mary to mixed mostly positive reviews from judges

Jessica Sanchez makes it to American Idol Top 5

Apr 27, 2012 - 8:31 AM

Jessica Sanchez made it to the Top 5 of Fox s megahit singing competition

Jessica gets 'OK' for 'Rhapsody', praises for 'Dance With My Father'

Apr 26, 2012 - 9:34 AM

16 year old Idol contender also sings Luther Vandross Dance With My Father

No goodbyes: Jessica Sanchez in AI's Top 6

Apr 20, 2012 - 8:52 AM

After her near elimination last week Jessica Sanchez now enters American Idol s Top 6

After near-exit, AI fans hate, love Jessica Sanchez's Fallin'

Apr 19, 2012 - 9:51 AM

A week after contestant Jessica Sanchez got eliminated but saved by the American Idol judges the tiny girl with the giant voice came back with a bang

Why did America snub Jessica Sanchez?

Apr 13, 2012 - 5:29 PM

Why did America snub Jessica Sanchez? Is it the Pia Toscano Theory ?

WHY SNUB JESSICA? Have fans become complacent and relaxed about voting aggressively for the Filipino-Mexican contender?

TMZ was right: 'Idol' shocker as Jessica Sanchez nearly eliminated

Apr 13, 2012 - 9:42 AM

In a shocking turn of events 16 year old Jessica Sanchez was nearly booted off the show after getting the lowest number of votes but the 3 judges used their only save power for the season on her

WIll 'American Idol' have another 'Jennifer Hudson-like' shocker?

Apr 13, 2012 - 8:24 AM

If TMZ is to be believed we might have another Jennifer Hudson moment

Jessica Sanchez performs 'Stuttering' in JLo shoes

Apr 12, 2012 - 9:44 AM

Jessica Sanchez stuns in JLo s shoes in American Idol performance night

Jessica Sanchez advances to Top 7

Apr 06, 2012 - 10:08 AM

Judge JLo told Jessica and duet partner Joshua Ledet Looking at them and thinking final

Why Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet are a 'dream' pair

Apr 05, 2012 - 11:15 AM

Jessica Sanchez s duet with Joshua Ledet was awarded another standing O

Jessica Sanchez enters 'Idol' top 8

Mar 30, 2012 - 10:07 AM

Sanchez is this season s last remaining Idol finalist of Asian descent

Filipino-Mexican-American singer Jessica Sanchez performs Beyonce's "Sweet Dreams" on American idol, Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

'Sweet Dreams' - and reviews - for Jessica Sanchez

Mar 29, 2012 - 10:45 AM

Fil Mex American Idol contestant was given another round of positive reviews from judges

Jessica Sanchez in 'American Idol' top 9

Mar 23, 2012 - 10:12 AM

Sanchez joined the top 9 finalists of the megahit singing competition on Thursday

3rd standing ovation from American Idol judges for Jessica Sanchez

Mar 22, 2012 - 10:14 AM

Sixteen year old contestant Jessica earned her 3rd standing ovation from the judges

Jessica Sanchez makes it to 'American Idol' top 10

Mar 16, 2012 - 11:31 AM

The 16 year old Filipino Mexican American singer is now part of the singing competition s top 10

Jessica Sanchez stumbles on American Idol

Mar 15, 2012 - 7:30 PM

The Fil Am singer s performance was met with a lukewarm reception by the judges

Pinay's Whitney Houston tribute wows American Idol judges

Mar 08, 2012 - 11:09 PM

Jessica Sanchez performed a tribute to the late Whitney Houston by performing I Will Always Love You