Posts tagged "Simon Cowell"

Justin Bieber Accused Of Animal Cruelty After Giving Away Pet Hamster: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Justin Bieber has been accused of animal cruelty after giving his pet hamster to a rabid fan outside of a concert. The California Hamster Association, which is a thing that exists, says the sudden change in environment spelled certain "doom" for the critter. [TMZ] :: Lady Gaga ha …
By: Carl Williott / December 21, 2012

Justin Bieber Is Extra Charming In This Macy’s Black Friday Ad: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Justin Bieber's fragrances are getting the Black Friday treatment at Macy's, and this above ad celebrating the event really did make us chuckle. That Bieber, he's a natural! [Oh No They Didn't] :: Madonna launched her first ever fragrance Truth or Dare …
By: Carl Williott / November 20, 2012

Becky G Plays Pop Associated, Dishes On Cody Simpson, Cher Lloyd, Justin Bieber & More

When our girl Becky G stopped by Idolator headquarters to shoot her Popping Up segment, we were eager to ask her about some of her famous pals — since the 15-year-old singer-rapper-songwriter, signed to RCA & Kemosabe Records, has already worked with some of the biggest names in the business. She's collaborated with Cody Simpson and Cher …
By: Sam Lansky / November 16, 2012

Britney Spears & Simon Cowell Talk Weird Habits & Cryogenic Freezing On ‘Tonight Show': Watch

Rich people: They're just like us! Except when they're hiring mystical advisors to come cleanse the energy from their homes and investigating cryogenic freezing. Britney Spears and Simon Cowell are continuing to promote  The X Factor, and their latest stop was on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, where the stars discussed their odd habits and idiosyncrasies.
By: Sam Lansky / October 30, 2012

Demi Lovato Calls Simon Cowell An A**hole On ‘Conan': Watch

Demi Lovato is made of glass, paper and profanity in this hilarious clip from last night's (September 17) episode of Conan, in which she sat down with Simon Cowell (and Conan O'Brien, obviously) to talk about the dynamic at the judges' table on The X Factor. It's no surprise to …
By: Sam Lansky / September 18, 2012

‘The Voice’ Tops ‘The X Factor’ Premiere In Ratings

Even with all-star talent like Britney Spears and Demi Lovato, the revamped second season of The X Factor  couldn't drown out The Voice. Last night's buzzed-about Season 2 premiere of Simon Cowell's Fox reality talent competition floundered in the ratings, pulling in an average of 8.5 million viewer …
By: Sam Lansky / September 13, 2012

Demi Lovato On ‘The X Factor': What Can We Expect?

Last week's MTV Video Music Awards were good to X Factor stars —  and we’re not just talking the three Moonmen past contestants One Direction took home. Demi Lovato, a new judge on the Fox reality competition series, won the first award of the night — Best Video With A …
By: Caila Ball / September 10, 2012

‘The X Factor’ Behind The Scenes: Simon Cowell On Britney Spears Drama, Teasing Demi Lovato

Simon Cowell recently confirmed to TMZ that Britney Spears almost did walk off the set of The X Factor on day one — for more than just a potty break — but new behind-the-scenes clips from those early episodes show the judges in nothing but high spirits. Simon teases Demi …
By: X. Alexander / September 9, 2012

Ryan Seacrest Earned More Than Britney Spears Last Year, Says ‘Forbes’

You might assume the likes of Lady Gaga and Katy Perry would easily land high on Forbes' annual list of Highest-Paid Celebrities, given their tireless stream of hits flowing into the market. But not so, says the publication. In fact, the music mover, shaker and earner who landed highest on the …
By: Robbie Daw / August 28, 2012

Demi Lovato Tears Up In New ‘X Factor’ Promo

Britney Spears recently sang the praises of her fellow judge on The X Factor, Demi Lovato, by mentioning to TV Guide how strong the 20-year-old is. Of course, we already knew the recent birthday girl was one tough cookie after tuning in to her Stay Strong documentary earlier thi …
By: Robbie Daw / August 24, 2012

Britney Spears & Demi Lovato Have The X Factor On ‘TV Guide’ Cover

While Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid look all business on TV Guide's new cover, The X Factor's newest crop of judges — Britney Spears and birthday girl Demi Lovato — are all smiles. In the accompanying cover story, Simon explains his decision for axing last year's judge Paula …
By: Robbie Daw / August 21, 2012

Britney Spears Zings Yet Another Singer In New ‘X Factor’ Promo

If Britney Spears said you sucked, would you hold it against her? Yesterday we saw the pop diva telling hopeful singers that they're "bad to the bone" and "definitely don't have that X factor" in a commercial for The X Factor. Now another new promo for the series' upcoming second season has the …
By: Robbie Daw / July 12, 2012

Britney Spears Crushes ‘X Factor’ Hopefuls’ Dreams In New Commercial

Who knew Britney Spears could be such a dream-slayer? In a new promo for The X Factor that aired during last night's All Star baseball game, the "I Wanna Go" pop vixen was featured in a montage that showed her doling out the following lines to hopefuls during auditions: "You can't destroy …
By: Robbie Daw / July 11, 2012

Katy Perry And Cheryl Cole Discuss Man Troubles On ‘Graham Norton’

Graham Norton is well-known for getting celebrities to loosen up and discuss matters more candidly than they might with, say, Ryan Seacrest or Jay Leno, which is why we're always eager to see what he'll get out of our faves for UK TV. This week, Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry dropped by …
By: X. Alexander / June 9, 2012

‘The X Factor': Britney Spears & Demi Lovato Appear In First Season 2 Promo

The first promo spot for the upcoming second season of the US version of The X Factor has aired, and though you catch a brief glimpse of previous judge Nicole Scherzinger in a flashback scene, neither her or the also-departed Paula Abdul are mentioned. No, all attention is now focused on the …
By: Robbie Daw / June 6, 2012

Demi Lovato Calls Simon Cowell “Grandpa” At ‘X Factor’ Taping, Britney Spears Walks Off Set: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Demi Lovato and Britney Spears just started their tenure on The X Factor, and they're already getting along well with their fellow judges. Demi reportedly called Simon Cowell "grandpa" during the Austin, Texas auditions when Simon tried to set her up with a contestant. As inappropriate a …
By: Becky Bain / May 25, 2012

Britney Spears And Demi Lovato Confirmed For ‘The X Factor’, Appear At The Fox Upfronts

It doesn't get more official than this. Reports of Britney Spears and Demi Lovato joining the judges' panel on The X Factor have been confirmed by a twitpic, uploaded on Britney's Twitter with the hashtag's #britneyxfactor and #SimonBritneyDemiLA. The pop stars, posing alongside their co-judges Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid, …
By: Becky Bain / May 14, 2012

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 4.9.12)

Most artists would give their left arm to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. But not Axl Rose! He'd rather be seen on a T-shirt worn by Lana Del Rey these days. His letter to the Hall, Madonna's record-breaking album sales drop, …
By: Robbie Daw / April 13, 2012

Britney Spears To Receive $15 Million To Become A Judge On ‘The X Factor’

In the last few years, Britney Spears has kept interviews to a minimum, and even the chats she gave seemed to be lacking depth. Finally, it looks like Brit will be free to speak her mind — and help aspiring singers in the process. Though neither Fox nor Spears' reps have yet to …
By: Becky Bain / April 11, 2012

One Direction & Simon Cowell Facing Lawsuit Over Band Name

The path One Direction has been traveling down has landed them on Saturday Night Live, the Today Show and the cover of Billboard (not to mention at the top of the album chart). But the UK boy band probably wasn't expecting to also find themselve …
By: Robbie Daw / April 11, 2012
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