simon cowell

  1. Television

    Negotiating one more time: Britney's $15 million X Factor deal

    Who says money can't buy happiness? Not Simon Cowell, who's pouring out his pockets to make one pop princess -- and her fiancé --...
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    X Factor judge update: Britney Spears is out! Who's next?

    It's official -- after much negotiation, Britney Spears is out of the running for a seat on The X Factor judges' panel! So whose...
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    Black Eyed Peas' Fergie for X Factor judge?

    Britney Spears, Janet Jackson, LeAnn Rimes, Avril Lavigne -- and now, Fergie? The singer admits to having talks about filling a seat...
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    Darren Criss: From Glee to Broadway to The X Factor ?

    Darren Criss has been one of the top breakout stars from the Glee franchise, and he's just been asked to break into a role as a host...
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    New contenders for The X Factor judges? Simon Cowell speaks

    Simon Cowell is shaking up The X Factor with new judges, new hosts and... new rules? The show's creator, producer and judge teases...
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    Britney Spears' huge payday for The X Factor

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    Britney Spears is about to occupy one of The X Factor judges' seats vacated by the fired Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul. Find...
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    Janet Jackson: Out of X Factor judge running

    The selection process for next season's X Factor judges features more twists and turns than the contestants' auditions. Who will...
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    Paula Abdul was "grown-up" about getting canned

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    Simon Cowell said he didn't want to fire Paula Abdul from The X Factor , but he was forced into it -- and his longtime friend took...
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    The X Factor : Simon Cowell "definitely" considering two hosts

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    Simon Cowell dished all things The X Factor during a recent conference call to promote season two's auditions and you might find...
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    Javier Colon accepts Simon Cowell's singing challenge

    If the winners of American Idol, The Voice and The X Factor had to compete in a "super final," who do you think would win? Javier...
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    Report: Janet Jackson in talks to judge The X Factor

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    This just in: Janet Jackson is being courted for a judging role on Fox's The X Factor . Can the shy singing star make an impact as...
  12. Celebrity Gossip

    5 Guys we'd love to wake up to (and 5 we wouldn't)

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    Lucky Rachel McAdams! When she opens her eyes in The Vow after a bad traffic accident, she sees hottie Channing Tatum who —...
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    Simon Cowell wanted Whitney Houston for The X Factor

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    Had Whitney Houston lived, a career resurgence may have come in the form of a gig as a mentor on Simon Cowell's newly retooled...
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    Simon Cowell slams The Voice after X Factor shakeup

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    He's never been one to mince words. Now X Factor honcho Simon Cowell is sharing his candid remarks on NBC's rival talent show,...
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    L.A. Reid signs up for another season of The X Factor

    Simon Cowell has signed music mogul Antonio "L.A." Reid for a second season of The X Factor , days after he dropped Paula Abdul and...
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    Report: Beyoncé's $500 million X Factor deal

    Simon Cowell is a man who knows what he wants. And when it comes to The X Factor USA, what Cowell wants is Beyoncé.
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    Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell hint at new project

    What is Paula Abdul planning to do next? She isn't saying, but Simon Cowell says we'll be seeing them together again in the near...
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    Will Mariah Carey step into the judge's seat on The X Factor ?

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    Will a superstar step into the shoes of Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger on the next season of The X Factor ? Many fans are...
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    Steve Jones, Nicole Scherzinger out on The X Factor

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    Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger have been axed from the cast of The X Factor. Fox says the Welsh host and the Pussycat...
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    Simon Cowell spins a new DJ competition

    Simon Cowell has a bright idea. What if he took The X Factor formula and applied it to DJs? Cowell's got a new show and he's on the...