Posts with tag "simon cowell"
- Posted Apr 11th 2011 at 05:50 AM by Christo Varghese
Simon Cowell's mother is afraid that he will give himself a heart attack due to his constant smoking and grueling work schedule. Cowell's mom Julie, 84, has been calling him and pleading with him to ease up and lighten his work load or he'll risk suffering a heart attack like his father. Cowell's father Eric died of a heart attack in 1999 at the age of 81. Julie's concern comes after she ...
- Posted Apr 8th 2011 at 07:35 AM by AOL TV Editors
In a press conference call this afternoon, 'X Factor' mastermind Simon Cowell confirmed that Fergie's name was "put forward" in the ongoing saga of settling on a panel of judges for the fall show. Cowell also revealed that Gloria Estefan showed up at the Miami auditions this morning and was "great." But did she "do that conga"? Simon, who's in London at the moment, was not aware that Estefan ...
- Posted Mar 31st 2011 at 09:30 PM by Boombox Editors
Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has finally addressed rumors that she has met with Simon Cowell regarding the U.S. version of his TV show 'The X Factor.' Speaking as her English alter ego Martha, Minaj told MTV that she is unable to discuss her rumored appearance as a panelist on the new show, but did reveal that she is "absolutely in love" with the former 'American Idol' judge, and that her ...
- Posted Mar 28th 2011 at 10:35 PM by AOL TV Editors
Jessica Simpson, 'X Factor' judge? Could be.The singer and reality star told Women's Wear Daily she has been approached to do Simon Cowell's new singing competition. "They have definitely talked to me about 'X Factor,'" Simpson said. "I think it would be a lot of fun. It's definitely my life. To be a mentor for up-and-coming artists is right up my alley. I would have loved to have a mentor. I ...
- Posted Mar 28th 2011 at 04:00 AM by Christo Varghese
Simon Cowell seems to have another hit show on his hands based on the record crowds that turned up to audition for 'The X Factor.' The first 'X Factor' auditions took place on Sunday in Los Angeles, and the Daily Mail is reporting than an estimated 18,000-plus hopefuls turned out to the LA Memorial Sports Arena. Freeways were jammed around the arena, and hundreds of contestants even camped ...
- Posted Mar 23rd 2011 at 02:16 PM by Dave Steinfeld
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Even if you've been making a concerted effort to avoid pop culture, you know who Simon Cowell is. Such is the level of Cowell's fame and influence in the entertainment industry. A native of the UK and veteran of the music business, Cowell first became familiar to American audiences in the summer of 2002 when the reality TV series 'American Idol' premiered. A spin-off of England's similar ...
- Posted Mar 20th 2011 at 12:45 PM by Christine Fenno
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Auditions for Simon Cowell's new talent competition 'The X Factor' will kick off March 27 in Los Angeles, and in the meantime, suspense is building about just who will be seated at the judges' table. Cowell made the first announcement last week, confirming that famed music producer Antonio 'L.A.' Reid has agreed to sit alongside him on the panel when the series launches. Now, sources are ...
- Posted Mar 18th 2011 at 09:20 PM by AOL TV Editors
After weeks of speculation and discussion in the media, Simon Cowell has finally confirmed the first judge on the upcoming U.S. version of 'The X Factor': famed record producer, Antonio 'L.A.' Reid. There's been much debate on who else Cowell will tap to judge the upcoming FOX talent competition, with names like Jessica Simpson and Cowell's old 'Idol' pal, Paula Abdul, bandied about. And ...
- Posted Mar 17th 2011 at 03:00 PM by Denise Warner
Simon Cowell left 'American Idol' last year to bring 'X Factor' to the States, but that doesn't mean there's love lost for the former judge. We asked Cowell, through e-mail, if he was still watching the show he made into a juggernaut, and he said yes. "I did see some parts of it," he responded. "And I think they are doing a good job. It's a different show to last year and the one before ...
- Posted Mar 4th 2011 at 12:50 AM by AOL TV Editors
Simon Cowell continues to be cagey regarding final selection for the 'X Factor' judges panel. He did, however, reveal the names of possible judges and those who definitely aren't being considered on 'Access Hollywood Live.' Cowell said that George Michael, Nicole Scherzinger, Mariah Carey and Paula Abdul are possibilities, but that Christina Aguilera and Katy Perry are not. He also said that ...
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