Jennifer Lopez has been approached by Fox execs to return to "American Idol" for the balance of the season ... to replace Mariah Carey ... sources connected with the network confirm to TMZ.We've… READ MORE >
Born -- March 27, 1969
Huntington, New York, U.S.
Most successful female singer-songwriter of all time … has a five-octave vocal range and an affinity for butterflies.
Was a backup singer for Brenda Starr … signed with Columbia Records in 1990 … cranked out four consecutive hits … won two Grammys.
Married Columbia executive Tommy Mottola in '93 … got divorced in '98 … dated musician Luis Miguel, the "Elvis of Mexico".
Signed the largest record contract in history with Virgin Records in 2001 for $80 million. Got bought out in 2002 for $28 million.
Made her feature film debut with "Glitter" and everything kind of got weird for a while. Remember when Mariah passed out popsicles and yabbered on about some pretty random stuff during a surprise appearance on "TRL"? Yeah, she checked into a mental facility pretty soon after that.
Made her comeback in 2005 with "The Emancipation of Mimi," which got her three more Grammy Awards. Married "America’s Got Talent" host Nick Cannon in 2008 … gave birth in 2011 to twins at the ripe age of 41.
Became the highest-paid judge in reality television with a one-year "American Idol" deal worth close to $18 million.
Girl’s still got it.
Nick Cannon plans on instituting a good cop/bad cop parenting strategy with wife Mariah Carey when it comes to his children ... and he sounds downright excited to be doing the dirty work!Cannon… READ MORE >
President Barack Obama has a message for Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey -- GIVE PEACE A CHANCE!!!!!The war at the "American Idol" judges' table was escalated all the way to the Commander In Chief… READ MORE >
Jennifer Hudson knows a thing or two about "American Idol" ... which is why it's very interesting that she's calling total BS on the war between Mariah Carey vs. Nicki Minaj. "I don't believe it,"… READ MORE >
Nick Cannon is doing his husbandly duty to downplay the beef between his wife, Mariah Carey, and her "American Idol" judging partner Nicki Minaj ... telling our photog the whole thing has been… READ MORE >