The X Factor

Iggy Azalea Cheers On Contestants In ‘X Factor’ Australia Promo: Watch

Christina Lee | August 7, 2016 - 10:00 am

“Give him a chance!” More »


Adam Lambert Stars In New ‘X Factor’ Australia Trailer: Watch

Christina Lee | August 6, 2016 - 11:45 am

See the first-time judge break down his credentials and criteria for contestants. More »


Iggy Azalea To Judge ‘The X Factor’ Australia

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

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



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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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 StingMore »


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

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

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… More »


FOX Cancels ‘The X Factor’

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

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… More »



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

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

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… More »


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

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

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, releasedMore »


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

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

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,… More »



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

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

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… More »


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

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

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… More »


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

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

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… More »



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

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

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… More »


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

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

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… More »


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

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

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,More »



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

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

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 TheMore »


Kelly Rowland Signing On As ‘The X Factor’ Judge

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

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… More »


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