Paula Abdul

Alanis Morissette: Our 1995 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the November 1995 issue of SPIN. I shouldn't be here. From a vantage point not ten feet…
James Hannaham / September 1, 2019

Janet Jackson: Our 1987 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the January 1987 issue of SPIN. Walk into the office of one of the hot managers in pop…
J. C. Stevenson / July 13, 2019

Paula Abdul (Sort Of) Recreates the ’80s with James Corden on ‘Opposites Attract’

Just when we thought Paula Abdul's amazing breast cancer awareness music video was the last we'd hear from the singer, dancer, and American Idol judge, she went and re-created…
Harley Brown / July 22, 2015

10 GIFs From Paula Abdul’s Wonderful Breast Cancer Awareness Music Video

Singer, dancer, and American Idol judge Paula Abdul teamed with the Avon Foundation to raise awareness about breast cancer in a strangely fun new music video titled…
James Grebey / October 15, 2014

Mariah Carey’s $18 Million ‘Idol’ Deal: How Does it Measure Up to Stars’ TV Paydays?

In an age where a band can sell a meager 44,000 copies of its new record and still land at No. 1 on the charts,…
Devon Maloney / July 24, 2012

Britney Spears and Demi Lovato Are Officially ‘X-Factor’ Judges

After months of frenzied speculation over which ludicrously famous artist Simon Cowell would be able to woo into a judging seat on The X Factor,…
Devon Maloney / May 14, 2012