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Leona Lewis Signs With Island Records After Severing Links With Cowell's Label

Singer Leona Lewis has severed ties with Simon Cowell's record label, eight years after the music and Tv mogul discovered her on U.K. talent show The X Factor.The Bleeding Love hitmaker, who has been part...

Simon Cowell Hopes Fans Support One Direction

Simon Cowell hopes One Direction fans ''stay loyal'' to them following their leaked cannabis smoking video.The music mogul is standing by the boy band - who he put together on the 2010 series of 'The...

Niall Horan Comes Full Circle As One Direction Perform In Dublin

One Direction star Niall Horan celebrated a landmark achievement on Friday night (23May14) as the pop group performed in the same stadium where he first auditioned for Britain's The X Factor.The boyband formed on the...

The X Factor Musical To Close

Simon Cowell's The X Factor musical is to close after less than two months on stage.Spoof stage show I Can't Sing!, starring Downton Abbey actor Nigel Harman, opened in London's West End on 26 March...

Rebecca Ferguson's Family Members Shot In Drive-by Shooting

Two members of Rebecca Ferguson's family have been shot in a drive-by shooting in Everton. The singer is said to be "shocked and terrified" by a targeted attack that seriously injured her children's uncle and...

'I Can't Sing!' Villain Trevor Modo Based On James Arthur?

A hunchback villain character named Trevor Modo in Harry Hill's new X-Factor musical I Can't Sing! is apparently based on former champion James Arthur. In the show, Trevor auditions for the hit show to save...

Miley Cyrus Not Interested In Judging Britain's The X Factor

A representative for pop superstar Miley Cyrus has shot down rumours suggesting she is poised to join Simon Cowell on the judging panel of Britain's The X Factor.The music mogul and show creator has previously...

'X-factor' Musical 'I Can't Sing' Becomes West End's Guilty Pleasure

You would have been forgiven for completely forgetting about Harry Hill's X-Factor musical 'I Can't Sing', with that bloke from Eastenders playing Simon Cowell, but it's finally here - and the critics are having their...

The X Factor Musical Wins Thumbs-up From Critics

Simon Cowell's The X Factor musical has impressed critics who have hailed the satirical show as "smart," "funny" and "bonkers".Reality Tv spoof I Can't Sing!, which has been bankrolled by The X Factor creator Cowell,...

The X Factor Musical Abandoned Midway Through Performance

Simon Cowell's The X Factor musical has been hit by more problems after a performance was cancelled half-way through on Monday (17Mar14).Preview performances of I Can't Sing!, a spoof of the British reality Tv series...

Cheryl Cole Confirms X-factor Return, But Is It Too Late?

Cheryl Cole - one of the biggest celebrity names in the UK despite taking several years out of the limelight - has confirmed she is returning to The X-Factor UK after signing a reported £1.5...

Simon Cowell Confirms Cheryl Cole's X Factor Return

Simon Cowell has officially confirmed pop singer Cheryl Cole is returning to the judging panel on U.K. talent show The X Factor.The former Girls Aloud star served as a two-time winning coach on the British...

The X Factor Musical Facing Further Troubles

Audience members at the first showing of Simon Cowell's The X Factor musical in London were left waiting nearly an hour between acts due to technical problems.Preview performances of I Can't Sing!, a spoof of...

Simon Cowell Refused To Change X Factor Spoof Musical

Simon Cowell decided against making any changes to a musical spoofing The X Factor after he was given the chance to sign off on the project.The music mogul is parodied by Downton Abbey actor Nigel...

The X Factor Musical Preview Performances Cancelled

Preview performances of a new musical based on The X Factor have been cancelled due to "technical" issues.The musical, titled I Can't Sing!, is due to premiere in London's West End in March (14) but...

Nicole Scherzinger Quits The X Factor - Report

Pop singer Nicole Scherzinger has reportedly given up her place on the judging panel of Britain's The X Factor to focus on relaunching her music career.The former Pussycat Dolls singer began as a judge on...

Simon Cowell: 'X Factor USA Wouldn't Survive Without Me'

Simon Cowell's U.S.version of The X Factor was cancelled because the music mogul was unavailable for the panel.The star left the British show to launch the series in the U.S., but Tv bosses confirmed last...

X-factor Viewer? Yeah, Chris O'dowd Thinks You're A Racist.

The Bridesmaids actor Chris O'Dowd says he is a "big X Factor fan" though feels for black contestants because the "the viewing public is so racist." The 34-year-old made the comment during an interview to...

Chris O'dowd Causes A Storm With X Factor Racism Comments

Irish actor Chris O'dowd has caused a storm of controversy by alleging black contestants face discrimination on British Tv talent show The X Factor.The Bridesmaids star admits he is an avid fan of Simon Cowell's...

The X Factor USA Cancelled As Simon Cowell Heads Back To Britain

Simon Cowell's The X Factor experiment in America has officially failed - the Tv talent show has been axed by executives at Tv network Fox.The show will not be back for a fourth season later...

X Factor USA Cancelled As Simon Cowell Heads Back To Britain

Simon Cowell's X Factor experiment in America has officially failed - the Tv talent show has been axed by executives at Tv network Fox.The show will not be back for a fourth season later this...

Louis Walsh Set To Launch All-new Boyband In 2014

Louis Walsh will launch his latest pop creation in 2014, with the Irish music mogul announcing his plans to oversee the launch of a new boyband in the new year. Speaking with The Mirror, the...

Sam Bailey Plans To "Rush Release" Debut Album For Spring Release

Sam Bailey will no doubt still be reeling from her X Factor final success and subsequent chart success with debut single 'Skyscraper.' Having won the talent show and scored the Christmas No. 1, the next...

Simon Cowell Fuels Rumour Of Cheryl Cole X Factor Return

Simon Cowell has fuelled speculation British pop star Cheryl Cole is set to return to his hit U.K. Tv show The X Factor.Former Girls Aloud star Cole was a mentor on the programme but was...

The X Factor Winner Sam Bailey Lands U.k. Christmas Number One

The new winner of Britain's The X Factor has soared to the top of the U.K. singles chart, claiming the Christmas number one with a cover of Demi Lovato's song Skyscraper.Former prison officer Sam Bailey...

Demi Lovato Left Angry By X Factor Drinking Joke

Singer Demi Lovato was left visibly riled during her last ever appearance on America's The X Factor on Thursday night (19Dec13) after she was mocked in a video montage.After announcing her departure from the judging...

Demi Lovato Confirms X Factor Departure

Demi Lovato is giving up her seat on America's The X Factor to concentrate on her own music career.The Heart Attack hitmaker has sat on the talent show's judging panel for two years, but reports...

Demi Lovato Leaving The X Factor - Report

Singer/actress Demi Lovato is set to step down as a judge on hit reality show The X Factor next year (14) to focus on her music, according to a U.S. report.The Skyscraper singer will wrap...

Robin Thicke's X Factor Performance Cleared

Officials at Britain's broadcasting watchdog have cleared Tv bosses of any wrongdoing after Robin Thicke's provocative performance on U.K. Tv show The X Factor prompted a flood of complaints.Thicke performed his hit single Blurred Lines...

Lady Gaga Didn't Break U.k. Broadcasting Rules With X Factor Appearance

British Tv watchdog officials have decided against launching a full investigation into Lady Gaga's sexy performance on the U.K.'s The X Factor in October (13), after her revealing costume sparked a storm of complaints from...

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