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Watch Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland & Paulina Rubio Bust A Move In First ‘X Factor’ Season 3 Promo

The X Factor crew is officially together as one indivisible unit! The first promo featuring the revamped Season 3 lineup has hit the Web, giving us our first look at Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell with new judges Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio. As Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us” plays, Demi, Kelly and…

Carl Williott | July 24, 2013 - 9:55 am

‘The X Factor’ Judges Crown Fifth Harmony As The Next Major Girl Group: Watch

Fifth Harmony have kicked off their career on a high note after their 2012 showing on The X Factor, and the judges certainly seem to agree: Kelly Rowland, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and Paulina Rubio sat down for the first interview for the show’s third season in Charleston, S.C., and since the panel is all about girl power, it…

Bianca Gracie | June 10, 2013 - 11:39 am

Simon Cowell Gets Egged During ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Finale: Watch

On Saturday, Simon Cowell posed a question to his Twitter followers: “I don’t think eggs should be allowed on talent shows. Discuss?” Earlier, during the Britain’s Got Talent finale, a woman ran onto the stage and threw eggs at Cowell before she was escorted off stage.

The woman, violist Natalie Holt, appeared on…

Christina Lee | June 9, 2013 - 11:54 am

Fifth Harmony Sound Off On Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears & More In ‘Pop Associated’

When Fifth Harmony stopped by our studio last week to perform flaw-free renditions of Taylor Swift’s “Red” and Ed Sheeran’s “Lego House,” we couldn’t let them leave without getting their thoughts on a few of their musical mentors and idols through a game of Pop Associated — especially since, although they’ve only just begun in their careers, the girls have already worked with some of the…

Sam Lansky | May 31, 2013 - 6:00 am

Demi Lovato Puckers Up With The New ‘X Factor’ Judges: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Looks like Demi Lovato is excited for The X Factor’s return! The pop star posted the above selfie with fellow judges Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio in Charleston, SC at the first round of auditions. Demi tweeted: “LOVE THESE GIRLS!!! @KELLYROWLAND & @paurubio #Xfactor #girlpower.” [MTV]

:: Speaking of The X Factor,

Bianca Gracie | May 23, 2013 - 5:00 am

‘The X Factor’ Season 3 New Judges Confirmed: Kelly Rowland & Paulina Rubio

Well! After all that speculation, our Season 3 judges for The X Factor have been unveiled — and there were some unexpected choices! (Well, one unexpected choice. Kelly Rowland had already been revealed, sort of.) The final judging panel will include Rowland alongside returning judges Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato, as well as Latin superstar Paulina Rubio. 

It’s been a bumpy ride for The

Sam Lansky | May 21, 2013 - 5:43 am

Justin Bieber Won’t Be Charged After Bus Raid In Sweden: Morning Mix

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:: The Swedish police are not going to question or charge Justin Bieber after raiding his tour bus and finding marijuana and a stun gun. The case will be closed. Their explanation: no one was on the bus when they searched it, so there’s no way to prove who was in possession of the…

Jillian Pellegrini | April 26, 2013 - 5:00 am

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

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:: 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 has…

Carl Williott | December 21, 2012 - 5:00 am

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

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:: 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 earlier this year. And now…

Carl Williott | November 20, 2012 - 5:00 am

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 Lloyd, recorded with superproducers Dr.

Sam Lansky | November 16, 2012 - 9:46 am

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 Factorand their latest stop was on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, where the stars discussed their odd habits and idiosyncrasies. It probably won’t come…

Sam Lansky | October 30, 2012 - 6:55 am

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 hear that Cowell butts heads…

Sam Lansky | September 18, 2012 - 12:25 pm

‘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 viewers over the two-hour episode — a drop…

Sam Lansky | September 13, 2012 - 11:58 am

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 Message for 2011’s “Skyscraper”. This…

Caila Ball-Dionne | September 10, 2012 - 5:45 am

‘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 Lovato about her nerves, saying…

X. Alexander | September 9, 2012 - 12:35 pm

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 roundup (at #5) is…

Robbie Daw | August 28, 2012 - 11:21 am

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 this year. In a brand new promo…

Robbie Daw | August 24, 2012 - 8:05 am

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 Abdul (“I adore her…but it just felt…

Robbie Daw | August 21, 2012 - 11:07 am

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 songstress dishing…

Robbie Daw | July 12, 2012 - 8:45 am

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 that song, sweetie.”

Robbie Daw | July 11, 2012 - 7:16 am
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