‘American Idol’ Cast Covers The Hollywood Reporter

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The new and exciting cast of American Idol buddy-up for the January cover of The Hollywood Reporter.

Though the controversy around the two resident divas, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, has drummed up a lot of attention for the show’s upcoming season, many critics are skeptical that the beef between the two can keep the audiences’ attention for the whole season.

When the announcement was made that Carey would join the cast of AI, “[Carey] was promised top billing as Idol‘s queen bee, with a J.Lo-style focus on her pedigree as a vocalist, songwriter and producer. And deservedly so: Carey’s songs are among the most-performed by Idol contestants, the vast majority of whom fall far short of her five-octave range.”

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