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Simon Cowell the X Factor

Simon Cowell Doesn't 'Give A Sh**' About The Emmys

Posted 10.01.2013 | TV

While "American Idol" and "X Factor" fans are still furious of "The Voice's" Emmy win, Simon Cowell -- the creator of both "snubbed" shows -- claims h...

What Happened To Britney On 'The X Factor'

Posted 09.11.2013 | TV

Britney Spears made headlines when she joined Fox's "The X Factor" for Season 2. A couple months later the pop singer made headlines again when she an...

'The X Factor': Girl Group 1432 Perform A Demi Lovato Song In Front Of Demi Lovato

Posted 11.02.2012 | TV

In "The X Factor's" first live results show of the season, girl group 1432 were forced to sing for survival -- and they refused to play it safe. T...

Simon Cowell Bets Big on Britney Spears and Demi Lovato for X Factor Season 2

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 09.05.2012 | TV
Lesleyann Coker

Simon Cowell is making a bold bet Britney Spears and Demi Lovato will increase viewers and propel the second season of Fox's reality competition, X Factor, into a ratings hit.

Britney Closing $15 million 'X Factor' Deal

TMZ | Posted 06.18.2012 | Celebrity

Britney Spears and "X Factor" have struck a deal that will line the singer's pocket to the tune of $15 million for next season ... TMZ has learned. ...

Britney Nearing 'X Factor' Deal

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

Britney Spears, reality TV judge? The pop star is reportedly close to signing a deal that would see her appear as a judge on Season 2 of "The X Factor...

Stacy Keibler To Join 'X-Factor'?

Posted 03.19.2012 | Celebrity

Britney Spears, Darren Criss and now... Stacy Keibler? That's right, George Clooney's leggy blond gal pal has reportedly been in talks to be an "X Fac...

Darren Criss On 'The X Factor'? 'Glee' Star Offered Hosting Gig But Declines

Posted 03.14.2012 | TV

Darren Criss is a very wanted young man. Not only is he one of the biggest stars to be hatched by "Glee," but his last year included starring on Br...

Simon Cowell: Whitney Would've Been The Ultimate 'X Factor' Mentor

Posted 02.12.2012 | TV

UPDATE: Sadly, on Saturday, Feb. 11, Whitney Houston's publicist broke news that the Grammy-winning singer had died at the age of 48. But in the w...

'X Factor' Winner Dreams Of Become A Nurse

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 03.06.2012 | TV

NEW YORK — She's got a $5 million recording contract, but Melanie Amaro still sees herself as a nurse someday. The 19-year-old was studying nur...

The X Factor: Who Just Missed The Top Three?

Laura Prudom | Posted 02.14.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

After two weeks of painfully uncomfortable "X Factor" results shows -- replete with a child crying hysterically and death threats against Nicole Scherzinger -- this week's elimination seemed poised to offer a little satisfaction for the outraged fans of Rachel Crow and Drew. But did Marcus manage to escape the chopping block for a fourth week, with no "save me" performance to pull him back from the brink?

Fixing the Factor: Four Glaring Issues With an Otherwise Decent Singing Competition

Alex Simons | Posted 02.12.2012 | TV
Alex Simons

As this season draws to a close amid the coming holidays, let's join together in hope of a second season filled with many more Drews, Astros, and LA v. Simon battles... and far fewer Pussycat Dolls at the judges' table.

WATCH: 13-Year-Old Collapses In Tears On 'X Factor'

Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

It was an even more drama-filled night than usual on Thursdsay's X Factor elimination. After a stellar performance of Etta James' "I'd Rather Go Blind...

Drew Ryniewicz Loses 'X-Factor,' Justin Bieber Sends Condolences

Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

Thursday night was bittersweet for Drew Ryniewicz and her many fans. The 15-year-old X Factor favorite was sent home in a double elimination last nig...

Are Simon & Nicole Feuding?

Posted 01.02.2012 | Entertainment

See Simon, we believe this is what you call Karma. After replacing U.K. pop star Cheryl Cole with U.S. pop star Nicole Scherzinger, it seems like Cowe...

'X-Factor' Contestant: My Elimination Was Rigged Deal

AP | By LYNN ELBER | Posted 01.02.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Former "The X Factor" contestant Dexter Haygood said he wasn't pushed off Fox's new singing contest. He jumped. Haygood was among five...

Simon Says Tweet!

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Simon Cowell doesn't use Twitter but he wants "X Factor" fans to use the site to vote for their favorite contestants. The Fox show a...

Be Nice, Conan!

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

Coming off the heels of his saucy interview with a scantily-clad Nicole Scherzinger, Conan O'Brien wanted to give "The X Factor" another look. On ...

Crystal Bell

When Simon Met Paula | Crystal Bell | Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

With the premiere of Simon Cowell’s new talent competition “The X-Factor” just hours away, one wonders if Cowell’s latest project can stand up...

Conan Gets Slammed By Nicole Scherzinger For Looking At Her Boobs

Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment

The steamy "X Factor" judge, Nicole Scherzinger, visited Conan O'Brien Monday night to clear up any confusion about Simon Cowell's new show and explai...

Don't Sing These 5 Songs In Front Of Simon

Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment

For nearly a decade, one man has ruled the reality singing competition throne -- Simon Cowell. Over the last 10 years, Cowell has seen -- and heard --...

Simon Cowell: 'I'd Rather Jump Off A Bridge Than...'

Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment

Simon Cowell is a man of contradictions: he's 51 years old and watches cartoons with breakfast. He's the perhaps the most powerful man in the music in...

Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul SAVAGE 'American Idol' In New 'X Factor' Promo

Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment

Simon Cowell is back. And gosh, does he want you to know it. The famed producer and original "American Idol" judge, who left the show after the 200...

Paula Abdul To Join 'The X Factor': Report

Posted 06.24.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Cowell's representative denies that Abdul is a definite go for "The X Factor," clarifying the situation -- sort of -- for The Hollywood Report...

Mariah Carey Joining 'The X Factor'

Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment

Slowly but surely, Simon Cowell's star-studded "X Factor" cast is coming together. Rumors have circulated for months about who will join the ex-"Amer...