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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… More »
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 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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 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 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.
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 »
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 »
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]
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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… More »
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 »