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'X-factor' Auditions Cancelled As Simon Cowell Mourns The Loss Of Mother Julie Brett

Simon Cowell’s mother Julie Brett has died at the age of 89, the Cowell family has confirmed. Ms Brett passed away on Sunday after suffering a stroke following a long illness, The Sun newspaper reports....

Simon Cowell Scraps X Factor Auditions After Mother's Death

The TV and music mogul and his new panel of judges were set to start auditions in Manchester, England on Monday (06Jul15), but the try-outs have been scrapped as the show's boss mourns...

Rita Ora Opens Up About Why She Decided To Join 'The X Factor'

New judge on ‘The X Factor’ Rita Ora has revealed that she couldn’t say no to Simon Cowell’s offer once she had heard about the organisers’ new plans for the reality TV show, and that...

David Walliams Is Penning A Sitcom Based On 'Britain's Got Talent'. But Which Judges Will Appear?

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge David Walliams is reportedly putting his experiences on the ITV series to good use and writing a sitcom based around a talent show. Walliams, who has been a judge on the...

Howard Sterns Quits 'America's Got Talent'

Howard Stern is quitting 'America's Got Talent'.The 61-year-old star, who has appeared as a judge on the series for four seasons since replacing Piers Morgan in 2012, is reportedly set to leave the NBC talent...

Simon Cowell Calls For End To Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Simon Cowell has called for the Yulin Dog Meat Festival to be stopped.The 'X Factor' judge is disgusted by the annual event, which took place on Monday (22.06.15) and saw around 10,000 canines and cats...

50 Cent Wants To Make Money With Zayn Malik

50 Cent wants to make ''a lot of money'' with Zayn Malik.The 39-year-old rapper is keen to tempt the former One Direction star away from his long-time mentor Simon Cowell with the promise that they...

Rita Ora Shows Her Distaste For X Factor Appointment Criticism With Three Small Words

The appointment of Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw to this year’s X Factor has definitely divided opinion but what cannot be denied is that their addition has created a lot of publicity for the talent...

Simon Cowell To Receive Music Industry Trusts Award

Simon Cowell will be awarded the 24th Music Industry Trusts Award.The 55-year-old music mogul - who owns record company Syco, manages One Direction and is a recognised global TV icon - will be honoured for...

Simon Cowell To Receive Top Music Industry Award

The X Factor boss will be presented with the accolade in recognition of his outstanding contribution to music and entertainment as well as his charity work. Chairman of Britain's MITS Award committee,...

Rita Ora Moves From 'The Voice' To 'The X Factor'

After weeks of speculation, it seems that Rita Ora has finally jumped ship from the BBC to ITV, according to insiders, and will be taking up a place on the judging panel of ‘The X...

Zayn Malik Not Returning To One Direction Despite Conspiracy Theories Doing The Rounds

Bad news, Directioners – in what looked like it might have been the promotional stunt of the year, it appears that Zayn Malik is NOT on the verge of returning to One Direction.Over the last...

'Britain's Got Talent' In The Doghouse Over 'Matisse' Stunt

Ofcom has received over 1,150 complaints about the use of a "stunt dog" on ITV's Britain's Got Talent. The broadcasting regulator was inundated with reservations about the use of a stunt double that helped Jules...

Rita Ora Working With Chris Brown?

Rita Ora has secretly been working on a new song with Chris Brown.The 'How We Do' hitmaker - who famously doesn't get along with Chris' ex-girlfriend and 'American Oxygen' singer Rihanna - has reportedly been...

Olly Murs Gives Rita Ora His Vote For 'X-factor' Judge, As Bookmakers Suspend Betting

With rumours rife that Rita Ora is about to jump ship from ‘The Voice’ to ‘The X-Factor’, the singer has been given a shining endorsement from one half of the show’s new hosting duo, Olly...

La Reid: The X Factor USA Was The 'Worst Thing'

LA Reid believes 'The X Factor USA' was the ''worst thing'' he has ever done.The Epic Records chairman featured on the judging panel for the singing competition's first two seasons in 2011 and 2012 and...

Ella Henderson On Take That Tour

Ella Henderson thinks touring with Take That is ''surreal''.The 'Ghost' singer - who shot to fame when she competed on UK TV talent show 'The X Factor' in 2012 - is having a ''priceless'' experience...

Leona Lewis' New Album Born Out Of 'Frustration'

Leona Lewis' new album was born out of ''a place of frustration''.The 'Fire Under My Feet' singer will release her fifth studio album in September and revealed fans can expect to hear her being ''very...

One Direction To 'Go On A Break'

One Direction will ''go on a break'' next year. The band - made up of Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Liam Payne - is reportedly set to go on hiatus when the group...

One Direction To 'Go On A Break'

One Direction will ''go on a break'' next year. The band - made up of Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Liam Payne - is reportedly set to go on hiatus when the group...

Simon Cowell Reacts To 'Britain's Got Talent' "Stunt Dog" Outrage

Simon Cowell has given his reaction to the stunt double dog controversy that has engulfed ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, describing the whole incident as a “cock-up”. However, he also argued that angry viewers should not blame...

Simon Cowell: 'Britain's Got Talent Dog Row Was A Stupid Mistake'

Jules O'Dwyer, who performed with her border collie under the name Jules and Matisse, won the latest series of Cowell's show on Sunday (31May15), but came under fire after she revealed another dog...

Simon Cowell Orders Tv Show Probe Over Dog Drama

The winner of the latest series of the music mogul's talent show, Jules O'Dwyer, who performed with her border collie under the name Jules and Matisse, has come under fire after she revealed...

Giorgio Moroder For Ultimate Dj?

Giorgio Moroder has hinted he may be in line for a judging role on 'Ultimate DJ'.The legendary record producer has claimed he's been approached to join the panel on Simon Cowell's new show which will...

Nick Grimshaw All But Confirmed As 'X Factor' Judge Next Season

After months of speculation linking him with the job, it seems that Nick Grimshaw will be taking up the vacant spot on ‘The X Factor’’s judging panel to replace the departing Louis Walsh.It was Walsh...

Simon Cowell Lands Role With Children's Hospice

The music mogul has been given the high-profile position at Shooting Star Chase, an organisation dedicated to providing care for youngsters with terminal illnesses, while his girlfriend Lauren Silverman is to become the...

Caroline Flack To Appear On Both The X Factor And Strictly This Autumn

Presenter Caroline Flack was recently given a big promotion when Simon Cowell asked the small starlet to step away from fronting the Xtra Factor and take to the main stage for The X Factor.Caroline Flack...

Simon Cowell Wants A Baby Girl

Simon Cowell would like to have a daughter with his girlfriend Lauren Silverman. The 55-year-old music mogul already has a son, 15-month-old Eric, with his 37-year-old partner but hopes to add a new addition to...

Simon Cowell Sued By Former The X Factor Contestant

Sally Hessnice performed Whitney Houston's The Greatest Love of All during an auditorium audition for the 2013 series and received a 'no' from Cowell and his fellow judges Kelly Rowland, Demi Lovato and...

Simon Cowell Wants Eric To Work For Him

Simon Cowell wants his son to work for him.The 55-year-old music mogul has started thinking about what job he can give to his 15-month-old child Eric - his son with partner Lauren Silverman - when...

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