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'X Factor': 2 Female Judges, 2 Hosts

AP | By LYNN ELBER | Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- Simon Cowell is playing it coy about rumors that Fergie, Britney Spears and Janet Jackson are being considered for "The X Factor." Two...

Ann Brenoff

PHOTOS: Paula Abdul Says 'Hasta La Vista' To The Valley

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Singer and ex-"X Factor" judge Paula Abdul pretty much straight-up now told us that her Sherman Oaks house was coming on the market. She did what a lo...

Nicole Scherzinger: I Gave My All To 'The X Factor'

Posted 02.08.2012 | TV

Nicole Scherzinger is opening up about the big 2012 shake-up at The X Factor that saw her, Paula Abdul and host Steve Jones axed from the Fox singing ...

Million Dollar Bey-Bey?

Posted 02.02.2012 | Entertainment

If your coffers are as well-stacked as Simon Cowell's, you might as well reach for the stars. Rumor has it that the 'X Factor' proprietor has offered ...

Lady Gaga, Madonna & Regis Philbin On 'X Factor'?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

After yesterday's huge shake-up over at "The X Factor," we immediately started brainstorming who could replace Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger at t...

Brennan Williams

Ruben Studdard Talks New Album, Divorce And Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.18.2012 | Black Voices

Two months after the announcement of his divorce to wife Surata Zuri McCants, Ruben Studdard is back on the market and gearing up for the March 13 rel...

How Much Do Celebs Personally Benefit From Auctioning Their Items For Charity?

FoxNews.com | Posted 01.13.2012 | Impact

Stars give up their personal items in charity-related auctions all the time, and often they make a big deal in the press about their resulting charita...

Paula Abdul, Jeff Bratton Split

www.people.com | Posted 01.07.2012 | Celebrity

Paula Abdul is a single lady. After a year and half, "The X Factor" judge and her boyfriend, record label owner Jeff Bratton, have called off thei...

X Factor's Rachel Crow To Meet Fans In Colo. Hometown

Posted 01.03.2012 | Denver

Rachel Crow's final moments on the X Factor singing competition were dramatic: she broke down, collapsed and sobbed as she was eliminated from the sho...

Relive All Melanie Amaro's Greatest 'X Factor' Songs

Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment

When Melanie Amaro was named the winner of "The X-Factor," Simon Cowell said, "We came here to find a superstar and we found a superstar." Given that...

And The First Winner Of 'The X Factor' Is...

Laura Prudom | Posted 02.21.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

We kicked off with a supremely awkward group number (what else is new?) in which the final 12 performed Lady Gaga's "The Edge of Glory" with no discernable sense of timing or harmony. Thankfully, some enterprising individual backstage made certain that Lakoda Rayne's microphones were turned down, but there was no disguising how shaky Chris Rene sounded and Rachel Crow pretty much shouted her lines. An inauspicious start, to say the least.

"The X Factor" Finale: Who Will Be The First Winner?

Laura Prudom | Posted 02.20.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

After countless tears, tantrums and dramatic eliminations, we've reached the final performance show of The X Factor. Our top three contestants sang for a 5 million-dollar recording contract and the hearts of the American public -- or approximately 12 million of them, anyway.

PHOTOS: Which Star Carried This Sparkly Pepsi Purse?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 02.19.2012 | Style

Paula Abdul took product placement to a whole new venue last night. At a press conference for "The X Factor," Abdul strolled down the red carpet in a...

Paula Made Me Do It!

TMZ | Posted 12.12.2011 | Celebrity

"X-Factor" judge Paula Abdul secretly instructed Nicole Scherzinger to vote off Rachel Crow last week ... just moments before the earth-shattering eli...

Seacrest In? What Happened to Comcast's Commitment to the News?

Craig Aaron | Posted 02.08.2012 | Media
Craig Aaron

Instead of worrying about the health of our democracy, the new owner of NBC seems determined to take an already shrinking news division and turn it into a reality-TV set.

'X Factor' Contestants React To Death Threats

E! Online | Posted 02.05.2012 | Celebrity

Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger may not be commenting on the death threats they've been receiving since they voted 14-year-old Drew off The X Facto...

Paula Abdul And Nicole Scherzinger Receive Death Threats

tmz.com | Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

"X-Factor" hosts Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger voted off the wrong contestant Thursday night -- at least according to several angry Drew Ryniewic...

'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...

Youyoung Lee

'X Factor' Recap: Drew, Josh Dominate

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment

Last night's "X Factor" was a two-and-a-half hour blast of flashing lights, thunderous music and spit-fire fast performances and eliminations. Was th...

Youyoung Lee

WATCH: Simon And LA Call Nicole And Paula 'Jealous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment

How quickly time flies. Just last week, we were still entrenched in the [cue stern Steve Jones accent] nation-wide search for those lucky enough to be...

Fox On, Fox Off: New Girl and The X Factor Open to Surprising Results

Ed Martin | Posted 11.27.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

The most interesting television news of Premiere Week 2011 is the comparatively modest performance of The X Factor.

Conservative Group Outraged Over 'X-Factor' Frontal Nudity

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The contestant amidst controversy, Geo Godley, tells TMZ, his outfit was nothing worse than what you see at the beach. He further insists that...

'X Factor' Recap: Melanie Amaro Is What Simon Has Been Looking For

Posted 11.23.2011 | Celebrity

By now we all know that the "X Factor" premiere fell short of expectations Wednesday night, drawing in just 12 million viewers as compared to the most...

Youyoung Lee

'X Factor' Premiere Recap: The Good And The Bad

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment

All the hype for Simon Cowell's new show came to a thunderous end last night, as we were introduced to a two-hour premiere of his UK export "The X Fac...

Crystal Bell

When Simon Met Paula

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...