Randy Jackson

Peace, Dawg: Randy Jackson Is Leaving ‘American Idol’ for Real This Time

American Idol's last standing original judge, Randy Jackson, will step down when the show's 12th season wraps on Thursday, May 16. The Grammy-winning producer's egress…
Chris Martins / May 10, 2013

‘American Idol’ Season 12 Cheat Sheet: Catfights Welcome, Rappers Aren’t

American Idol's two-night Season 12 premiere begins tonight (January 16) at 8 p.m. EST on FOX. Here's what you need to know.
Kyle McGovern / January 16, 2013

‘American Idol’ Hires Mariah, Nicki, Randy, and Keith Urban

In an attempt to appeal to every possible music listener — save for the rock'n'roll fan — American Idol has finalized its judging panel for…
SPIN Staff / September 16, 2012