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Simon Cowell Wants Two New Female X Factor Judges

Simon Cowell wants to replace Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger with two new female judges on 'The X Factor'. The music mogul sensationally axed the two stars after just one season of the US version...

Ncis Fells American Idol

For the first time, a regularly scheduled entertainment show has knocked American Idol off its perch at the top of the Nielsen ratings chart as the most-viewed show among total adults. According to final figures,...

Paula Abdul Pays 900k Damages

Paula Abdul has agreed to pay $900,000 damages to a woman who was injured on her driveway.The former 'X Factor' judge was sued in 2009 by Jill Kohl, who alleged she fell over in the...

Adam Lambert A 'Great Interpreter' Of Freddie

Queen say Adam Lambert will be a ''great Interpreter'' of Freddie Mercury's songs at Sonisphere. The 'We Will Rock You' group confirmed on Monday (20.02.12) they will headline the rock festival in July, with former...

Queen To Headline Sonisphere Festival

Queen have confirmed they will headline Sonisphere festival in the UK.The 'We Will Rock You' group will perform at Knebworth Park in the UK on July 7 with former American Idol singer Adam Lambert taking...

Kelly Clarkson Hit Rock Bottom Before Idol

Kelly Clarkson only entered 'American Idol' because she had hit "rock bottom". The 'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)' hitmaker admitted she was at a low point after her house went up in flames and when...

American Idol Employs Shock Tactics In Las Vegas Week

The competition on American Idol is fierce. And it's not just the show's contestants that are feeling the heat. The producers of the Fox network talent show are also under pressure to keep viewers tuning...

Janet Jackson Hints At X Factor Job

Janet Jackson has hinted she could be a judge on the next series of the US 'X Factor'.The 'Rhythm Nation' singer was left tongue-tied during an appearance on chat show 'Anderson Cooper 360', when the...

Idol Ratings Down Again But Still Potent

American Idol continued to dominate Wednesday night's ratings, even though its numbers remained significantly lower than they were a year ago. The first hour of the Fox talent show attracted 18.9 million viewers, while the...

American Idol: Two More Faint During Group Performances

American Idol stepped up its search for the country's next singing sensation on Wednesday (February 15, 2012), as Hollywood Week put the contestants through their paces with a group performance round. Singers were haphazardly thrown...

American Idol Round-up: Tent Girl Left Out In The Cold

It was Group Week on last night's episode of American Idol ; a chance for the hopeful contestants to prove that they can work well in harmony with other singers. And it proved to be...

Fox Bosses Pick Up Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony's Latino Talent Search

Former couple Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez's new talent contest has found an English-language TV home on the U.S. network which airs her American Idol show.Fox executives have snapped up the English-language version of Latin...

Grammys Could Outshine Oscars This Year

The Grammy Awards -- always a bridesmaid and never a bride when it comes to being named the second most-watched television show of the year (after the Super Bowl), may finally wrest that honor from...

Jennifer Lopez Reveals Twins' Nickname

Jennifer Lopez calls her children "the coconuts".The 'American Idol' judge gave three-year-old Max and Emme - her twins with estranged husband Marc Anthony - the nickname when they were babies because she felt they resembled...

Kelly Clarkson's Superman Crush

Kelly Clarkson has a crush on Henry Cavill. The 29-year-old singer revealed the 'Superman Man of Steel' actor has caught her eye although she is happy being single for now. She said: "The new Superman...

Flu Strikes Down American Idol Hopefuls In Hollywood

It's certainly been a rollercoaster week in the world of American Idol, which began with 16-year-old Symone Black falling off the stage after wooing the judges with an assured rendition of the Otis Redding hit...

Symone Black Fully Recovers After American Idol Collapse

On last night's episode of American Idol, one of the contestants, Symone Black, collapsed at the end of her audition, whilst talking to the judges. Her tumble saw her fall off the stage and hit...

Jennifer Lopez And Steven Tyler Aghast At Idol Contestant's Stage Fall

Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler were left horrified after an American Idol hopeful became dizzy and crashed off the stage during taped auditions.Teenager Symone Black had finished singing Otis Redding's (Sittin' On) The Dock Of...

Jim Carrey's Daughter Gets The Boot On American Idol

Jim Carrey 's daughter Jane Carrey was one of the more surprising entrants into American Idol this year, and she duly impressed in the first round - working her way through to Hollywood as part...

American Idol Contestant Falls Off Stage In Hollywood

Last night's episode of American Idol (February 8, 2012) contained some dramatic scenes, when one of the contestants collapsed in front of the judges and fell from the stage. The audition took place in Hollywood;...

American Idol's Symone Black Falls Off Stage, Hits Her Head

The Pittsburgh auditions of American Idol certainly started with a bang this week, with the usual mix of the talented, the not-so-talent, and the downright awful. Contestants handed a golden-ticket included Erika Van Pelt, Aaron...

Carrey's Daughter Axed From American Idol

Jim Carrey's daughter Jane's singing dreams have been dashed after she was axed from American Idol.Jane sang Something to Talk About in front of judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson at the San...

American Idol Boss Blasts 'The Voice' As Gimmicky

E! Online reported yesterday (February 12, 2012) that Nigel Lythgoe has accused The Voice and X Factor of 'diluting' audience figures for American Idol. In a conference call with reporters, the Idol executive said that...

Simon Cowell Wanted To Keep Paula Abdul

Simon Cowell didn't want to fire Paula Abdul from 'The X Factor'.The music mogul insists it wasn't his choice to have his former 'American Idol' co-judge removed from the panel of the show ahead of...

Who's No. 1 In Ratings? Nbc, That's Who

Thanks to the Super Bowl game, which drew 111.3 million viewers, NBC captured first place in the Nielsen ratings last week -- a rare feat for the struggling network. It also capture second place with...

Simon Cowell Breaks Silence On Ruthless X Factor Shake-up

Simon Cowell has finally broken his silence on the recent cutthroat changes he made to The X Factor Usa in preparation for the singing contest's second season on the Fox network.Though the debut season of...

American Idol Creator Slams 'Gimmicky' The Voice

American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe seems to be feeling the heat of his competitors this year, a decline in viewers for its latest season clearly ranking with the senior member, allied with the fact...

Kelly Clarkson Keeps National Anthem Quick And Simple

Kelly Clarkson managed to avoid any mistakes as she sang that US national anthem at the Super Bowl last night (05.02.12).The 'Behind These Hazel Eyes' hitmaker kept her performance of the melodically-demanding song quick and...

L.a. Reid Signs Up For Us X Factor

L.A. Reid has reportedly signed up to be a judge on the second series of US 'X Factor'. The music mogul is thought to have signed a contract on Friday (03.02.12) to reprise his position...

Adam Levine Upset By Jackson's The Voice Criticism

Maroon 5 star Adam Levine has taken aim at rival TV talent show judge Randy Jackson after the American Idol regular poked fun at the Moves Like Jagger singer's The Voice.Levine admits he was hurt...

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