Nicki Minaj vs. Mariah Carey: Who Won American Idol’s Throwdown?


After months of speculation and blog talk, fans finally witnessed the showdown between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey on American Idol last night. Tensions simmered all day during the North Carolina auditions but it was after a contestant (ironically) sang “Lean On Me,” that the main event heated up. Claws came out, shots were fired and Nicki ended up storming off set. So who took home the fight?