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Nicki Minaj and Scotty McCreery to Perform on 'American Idol'

March 23, 2012 (8:16 am) GMT
The female rapper is set to perform 'Starships', while the country music crooner is confirmed to sing 'Water Tower Town'.

and is coming to "" next week. The female rapper is scheduled to perform her latest chart-busting single "Starships", while the winner of "Idol" season 10 will return to the singing competition to deliver his single "Water Tower Town".

The nine remaining contestants, DeAndre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Heejun Han, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone, are required to perform songs from their own idols. Rumor has it, "Idol" alum will also be there to tape a performance for a later airing.

This week, "American Idol" sent home Erika Van Pelt. and former "Idol" finalist performed "Video Games" and "Free" respectively on the results show. 's Joe Perry stopped by to accompany the contestants singing "Happy Birthday" to , who will turn 63 on March 26.

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