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Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Generation Gasps

Shelly Peiken | Posted 08.14.2014 | Entertainment
Shelly Peiken

These days, I catch myself pretending to know what my young colleagues are talking about when they refer to some hot new topliner (that's new school speak for lyricist) with a perplexingly random moniker such as Catnip or Carpeting.

Fifth Harmony Reveals What Makes Demi Lovato A 'Real Boss'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.11.2014 | Teen

The ladies of Fifth Harmony have some serious words of appreciation for Demi Lovato. The breakout girl group, which formed on season two of “The...

The One Thing Simon Cowell 'Regrets' About His Affair With Friend's Wife

Posted 04.09.2014 | Divorce

Simon Cowell made headlines last year for his relationship with Lauren Silverman, a woman already married to one of his best friends. In his first...

Campbell's Scoop No. 2: Confidence

Naomi Campbell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Style
Naomi Campbell

I get asked all the time what makes a model super, and while there's something to be said for hard work and having a special look -- a key element that separates a good model from an outstanding model is confidence.

The Fantasy of Reality TV Talent Shows

Patrick Hess | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

It isn't about the lottery-like TV talent show that will help Spencer get discovered. It's all about the good old formula of hard work. Then more hard work. And finally, hard work.

Nicole Scherzinger Rumored To Be Leaving 'The X Factor' UK To Return To Music

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.13.2014 | TV

Nicole Scherzinger is rumored to be leaving behind "The X Factor" UK, just as Simon Cowell makes his return. "It breaks her heart, but Nicole is sa...

'The X Factor' Gets The Ax

AP | Posted 04.09.2014 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The X Factor" is ending after three seasons. Fox and the show's production companies announced Friday that the U....

'The X-Factor' Winner Is ...

Posted 12.20.2013 | TV

"The X-Factor" Season 3 has crowned its winners! SPOILER ALERT: Don't read on if you haven't seen "The X-Factor" Season 3 finale. Duo -- and co...

'I Always Knew She Wasn't Coming Back'

Posted 12.19.2013 | TV

On the eve of "The X Factor" season finale, Simon Cowell confirmed that Demi Lovato would not be returning to the show. "I always knew she wasn't...

WATCH: Trans Contestant Belittled By Serbian 'X Factor' Judge Offers Amazing Response

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Fifi Janevski is one person who won't let transphobia bring her down -- especially while pursuing her dreams on Serbia's version of "The X Factor." ...

Australian DJ Hitting the U.S. Airwaves -- Havana Brown

Reyne Haines | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Havana Brown is not just a pretty face. She's been keeping Australia dancing for years and is supported by the likes of Rihanna, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga.

X Factor's Lillie McCloud Is 'Ready for the Battle!'

Chris Sosa | Posted 12.15.2013 | TV
Chris Sosa

Audiences instantly fell in love with Lillie McCloud, a catsuit-wearing 54-year-old with a stunningly charismatic voice. She delivered a stunning cover of CeCe Winans' "Alabaster Box" during The X Factor's auditions.

X Factor: Raw Emotion & Raw Talents, Like Rachel Potter, Are Incredible

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 11.13.2013 | TV
Bonnie Fuller

The X Factor really does have the x-factor; it's got the most un-groomed, undeveloped talent of all its competitors -- and watching the contestants' performances, and their families' reactions, makes it the most emotionally-gripping show on TV today.

Paulina Rubio Promises Tough Love For Contestants On ‘The X-Factor'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.11.2013 | Latino Voices

“The X-Factor” is going to get a dose of “spiciness” from Paulina Rubio. The Mexican singer will officially crossover to the American ma...

How Paulina Rubio Will Save X Factor

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 11.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Gary Villablanca Duff

Rubio is an experienced and entertaining addition to the panel and provides Latinos with the opportunity to break another star into main-stream America

Laura Prudom

Talent Comes Out On Top On 'The X Factor' This Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.06.2013 | TV

At the "X Factor" Season 3 premiere party in West Hollywood on Thursday night, returning judges Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato were joined by newcomers ...

LOOK: What's Going On Between These Two?

VOXXI | Daysi Calavia-Lopez | Posted 08.23.2013 | Latino Voices

“La Chica Dorada” singer Paulina Rubio is teaming up with Demi Lovato on the judges panel of “X-Factor.” “X-Factor” creator Simon Cowel...

Simon Cowell Thinks This Is The Best 'X-Factor' Panel Yet

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.01.2013 | TV

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The mostly female judges' panel for "The X Factor" reflects the "girls' world" of today's music business, Simon Cowell s...

Laura Prudom

Simon Cowell Talks 'X Factor' Changes And Britney's Work Ethic

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.01.2013 | TV

Fox's "The X Factor" will look very different (again) come Season 3, with new judges Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio joining Simon Cowell and Demi Lov...

Bar Refaeli Lands 'X-Factor' Israel Hosting Gig

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 05.29.2013 | Style

Watch your backs, Tyra and Heidi -- there's another model headed to primetime. Bar Refaeli has been named the host of "The X Factor" in Israel, rep...

The New 'X Factor' Judges Are ...

Posted 05.21.2013 | TV

The new "X Factor" judges have been confirmed as Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio, Fox announced today. They'll join returning judges Simon Cowell and ...

Erin Clements

Demi Lovato Reveals Unusual Hidden Talent

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Clements | Posted 04.26.2013 | Celebrity

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's eas...

Is Jennifer Love Hewitt Heading For 'The X Factor'?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.25.2013 | TV

Is Simon Cowell saving a seat at the "X Factor" judges' panel for Jennifer Love Hewitt? With two open spots from the departures of Britney Spears ...

'X Factor' Hopeful Allegedly Steals Car To Get To Audition

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Weird News

SLIDELL, La. — Police in Louisiana say a chase after a stolen Pontiac Grand Prix ended with a forced spin-out and the arrest of a man who said h...

A Rising Star and a Name to Look Out For!

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

Just rising to the teen mark, 13-year-old Carly Rose Sonenclar is one songstress with a set of incredible vocal cords and a mini heart of gold.