FILE - In this March 7, 2013 file photo, Mariah Carey attends 

FILE - In this March 7, 2013 file photo, Mariah Carey attends the meet the "American Idol" finalist event at The Grove in Los Angeles. With reported paychecks of $18 million for Carey, $12 million for Nicki Minaj and $6 million for Keith Urban, there hasn't been a return on investment. The ratings have never been lower for "Idol," which for nine seasons was the most-watched show on TV. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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FILE - In this March 7, 2013 file photo, Mariah Carey attends the meet the "American Idol" finalist event at The Grove in Los Angeles. With reported paychecks of $18 million for Carey, $12 million for Nicki Minaj and $6 million for Keith Urban, there hasn't been a return on investment. The ratings have never been lower for "Idol," which for nine seasons was the most-watched show on TV. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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