The X Factor

Iggy Azalea To Judge ‘The X Factor’ Australia

I-G-G-Y will reportedly replace Dannii Minogue.

Christina Lee | June 12, 2016 - 11:16 am

Rita Ora Confirms She Won’t Be Returning To ‘The X Factor’ UK

The “Body On Me” singer confirmed the news on Twitter.

Jordan Simon | May 10, 2016 - 10:58 am

Louisa Johnson Wins ‘The X Factor’ UK, Releases Cover Of “Forever Young”: Listen

The next big thing or McDonald’s employee by next December?

Robbie Daw | December 14, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Jay Z’s Made In America Will Not Return To Los Angeles: Morning Mix

Plus: One Direction fans boo at the sight of Zayn Malik and Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jimmy slices his leg open. Be sure to also see which artists will perform on TV today.

Christina Lee | June 8, 2015 - 5:00 am

Adele Reportedly A No-Show During Band Aid 30’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” Session

When the first version of the Band Aid collective’s charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas” was recorded in 1984, the studio session became a media event in of itself. Starting at 9 a.m., journalists watched closely as music superstars like U2’s Bono, Duran Duran, Culture Club, Genesis drummer Phil Collins and Sting

Christina Lee | November 16, 2014 - 8:23 am

Hilary Duff’s Super Cute “All About You” Performance On ‘The X Factor’ Australia: Watch

The X Factor may have been a ratings disappointment in the United States during its brief, three-season run, but the series is still a hit in the UK, Australia and other corners of the globe. In fact, both Ariana Grande and Hilary Duff hit up the Down Under edition of the show today, with the…

Robbie Daw | September 8, 2014 - 7:59 am

FOX Cancels ‘The X Factor’

FOX has confirmed that it has canceled The X Factor. Following the past few seasons of ratings declines, stunt casting and tepid record sales for its winners, executive producer and judge Simon Cowell will instead return to the original U.K. iteration on ITV this fall.

While Cowell announced his X Factor U.K. return…

Christina Lee | February 8, 2014 - 8:07 am

Leona Lewis Dazzles With “One More Sleep” On ‘The X Factor’ US: Watch

It was an unusually cheery celebration last night on The X Factor, as animal rights activist/chanteuse Leona Lewis returned to her talent competition roots by stopping by the US edition of the show (the UK version of which she won in 2006) to perform her still-my-favorite-of-the-whole-holiday-season Christmas single “One More Sleep.” As with previous performances, the staging was…

Sam Lansky | December 20, 2013 - 8:43 am

Demi Lovato Won’t Return For Next Season Of ‘The X Factor’: Report

While Simon Cowell says that next season of The X Factor may see a fairly dramatic shake-up, there’s one element that’s definitely going to change things: After two seasons, Demi Lovato is supposedly leaving her position as a judge on the show.

PEOPLE reports that the songstress — who appeared on The X Factor, had a guest starring arc on Glee, released

Sam Lansky | December 18, 2013 - 10:30 am

Kelly Rowland Talks ‘X Factor’ & Simon Cowell’s Diva Antics On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’: Watch

Kelly Rowland is back in the judges’ seat on The X Factor (although she’s on the US version this time, rather than the British one!), and she’s doing a little press to plug the upcoming season (which hasn’t received much buzz, frankly, so she’s making the right moves). First and foremost: She does not discuss when she’s releasing another single,…

Sam Lansky | October 29, 2013 - 1:27 pm

‘The X-Factor’ This Week: Ellona Santiago & Jeff Gutt Get Second Chances

Auditions for The X-Factor continued during the third season’s second week, with judges Simon Cowell, Paulina Rubio, Kelly Rowland and Demi Lovato keeping a watchful eye over the proceedings. Last week saw standout acts knocking out the judges with their potential and the occasional deranged wackadoos. And the occasional woman trying to cover Simon’s body…

Lisa Timmons | September 20, 2013 - 9:10 am

‘The X Factor’: Britney Spears’ “Toxic” Covered By Cute Couple Alex And Sierra

The X-Factor returned stateside for the third season with Wednesday night’s premiere. Simon Cowell has dusted off his trusty V-neck tee collection and invited his old pal, Demi Lovato, to join him back on the judges panel. Newbies, Paulina Rubio and Kelly Rowland are joining them this season, and from the first episode, it’s clear…

Lisa Timmons | September 12, 2013 - 5:12 am

‘The X-Factor’ Season 3 Premiere: What to Expect Wednesday Night

The third season of the US version of The X-Factor premieres tonight (Wednesday, September 11) and if you’re looking for a quick overview of what to expect from the next few weeks, then look no further.

With former judges, L.A. Reid and Britney Spears opting not to return for another season, the pressure…

Lisa Timmons | September 11, 2013 - 12:27 pm

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

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

Kelly Rowland Signing On As ‘The X Factor’ Judge

Kelly Rowland will soon Talk a Good Game as an X Factor judge, if all goes according to plan. Entertainment Weekly reports that Rowland is “firming up a deal” to help replace Britney Spears and LA Reid, to appear with returning judges Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato.

To her advantage, Rowland holds prior…

Christina Lee | May 19, 2013 - 11:51 am

‘The X Factor’ Season 3 Online Auditions Are Under Way

Aspiring superstars, get ready to polish those vocals! The X Factor is gearing up for its third season, and is looking for the next big name in music. With a little luck and the right pipes, you might just find yourself showing off your skills in front of judges Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato, the latter of which has…

Bianca Gracie | May 13, 2013 - 11:24 am

Demi Lovato Performs “Heart Attack” & Talks ‘X Factor’ Return On ‘Ellen’: Watch

On the eve of the release of Demi Lovato’s new album Demi, the starlet appeared on Ellen to perform “Heart Attack.” Rocking a white dress and black leather jacket, Lovato blasted out a particularly feisty performance of her album’s lead single (watch Ellen gush about her voice after the performance up top).

Lovato also chatted…

Carl Williott | May 13, 2013 - 10:47 am
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