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Mariah Carey Leaving 'Idol', R&B Divas LA Sets Premiere Date

Mariah Carey is leaving American Idol! Surprised? Well not really. It had been speculated for the last few weeks that all the current judges were either leaving or getting fired. First Randy Jackson confirmed he was leaving followed by Nicki Minaj. Now Mariah is leaving and as far as Keith Urban is concerned he'll probably just get the boot!

It has been confirmed that Jennifer Hudson(former contestant on American Idol) will be a judge on Season 14 of the ill fated reality show.

Speaking of reality shows...TV One will be launching the new installment of R&B Divas with R&B Divas LA. The show will premiere on July 10 and feature Kelly Price, Dawn Robinson(of En Vogue), Michel'e(song: Something In My Heart), Lil' Mo, Chante Moore, and Claudette Ortiz(of City High). Ready for the drama? Make sure you tune in!

While we are on the subject of divas...Rihanna has reason to celebrate! Her latest album Unapologetic just recently went Platinum. Unapologetic is her sixth straight million-selling album. Congrats to Rihanna!

Rihanna will likely be adding yet another Platinum plaque to her collection when she is due to release music tentatively later this year(November?).
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