This Aug. 14, 2012 file photo shows Nicki Minaj performing on NBC's "Today" show in New York. A source close to Minaj said the singer-rapper has been in talks to judge “American Idol” and that a deal is in works. The person was not authorized to publicly discuss details and spoke on condition of anonymity. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, file)
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