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Elton Won't Take Simon's Seat On Idol

A representative for SIR ELTON JOHN has shot down reports the singer will take SIMON COWELL's place on AMERICAN IDOL next year (11).Cowell, who has been with the U.S. talent show since its inception in...

Perez, Fuller And King Team Up For Boy Band Search

AMERICAN IDOL creator SIMON FULLER, blogger PEREZ HILTON and MADONNA's choreographer JAMIE KING have teamed up to create a new TV boy band.Former Spice Girls manager Fuller will front new show Boy Band, which will...

So You Think You Can Take Over? Think Again

Following numerous reports of a power struggle between Simon Fuller, who heads 19 Entertainment, the company that produces American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance , and Robert F.X. Sillerman, 19 Entertainment's corporate...

Jordin Sparks Reveals 2010 Plans

Jordin Sparks is releasing 'Don't Let It Go To Your Head' in the UK. The 'Battlefield' singer, who won the sixth series of 'American Idol' in 2007, has revealed plans for a busy 2010. She...

Idol Returns -- With A Bang

Lingering worries that American Idol could be running out of steam were quickly dispelled Tuesday when the talent show's new season kicked off with ratings that were significantly above those for Idol' s last season...

Fuller Burgled On Holiday

AMERICAN IDOL creator SIMON FULLER has lost more than $100,000 (£62,500) in cash and jewellery after a thief targeted his holiday villa in Uruguay.The former Spice Girls manager was on vacation with his wife Natalie...

Cowell Gives Himself The Boot From Idol

In what the Associated Press on Monday described as "the biggest threat yet to what has consistently been the country's top-rated TV program and a true cultural force," Simon Cowell confirmed Monday that he will...

Degeneres 'Sad' Over Cowell Idol Exit

Comedienne ELLEN DEGENERES is "very, very sad" to see SIMON COWELL leave AMERICAN IDOL, because he's such a big part of the show.The music mogul announced on Monday (11Jan10) he will be leaving the hit...

Simon Cowell Quits Idol For Factor

Simon Cowell is leaving 'American Idol'. The music mogul announced yesterday (11.01.10) he is quitting his judging position on 'American Idol' and has sealed a $160 million deal to launch a US version of his...

Cowell Fixed Idol Departure 30 Minutes Before Announcement

SIMON COWELL decided to quit AMERICAN IDOL just 30 minutes before he held a press conference to discuss his future on Monday (11Jan10).At the media gathering, the music mogul confirmed he'd be leaving the hit...

Simon Cowell Scared Of Us Reaction

Simon Cowell was terrified he would be hated if he worked in America. The music mogul was concerned viewers would react badly to his 'Mr. Nasty' persona if he agreed to be on the judging...

Beckham: 'I Brought Positive Energy To American Idol Auditions'

Former SPICE GIRLS star VICTORIA BECKHAM had to choose her words carefully when she sat in as a guest judge for AMERICAN IDOL auditions in Boston, Massachusetts and Denver, Colorado - because she didn't want...

No More Idol For Cowell

SIMON COWELL has announced he's quitting talent show AMERICAN IDOL when the new season ends in May (10).Speculation about the music mogul's future on the show has been rife for months, with his brother Tony...

No More Idol For Cowell

SIMON COWELL has announced he's quitting talent show AMERICAN IDOL when the new season ends in May (10).Speculation about the music mogul's future on the show has been rife for months, with his brother Tony...

Cowell Said To Be Determined To Quit Idol

Simon Cowell is expected to leave American Idol next season in order to devote his full attention to launching a U.S. version of his U.K. talent show The X Factor , in which he will...

Hall Dating Lythgoe

MICK JAGGER's ex-wife JERRY HALL is dating former AMERICAN IDOL producer NIGEL LYTHGOE, according to reports.The model, who divorced Jagger in 1999 and has four children with the rocker, has been friends with Lythgoe for...

Jackson Blames Assistant For Grammy Twitter Error

AMERICAN IDOL judge RANDY JACKSON has distanced himself from a series of online messages which allegedly asked the public to help with his Grammy Awards ballot - blaming an assistant for the controversial posts.Followers of...

N-dubz's Reality Fury

N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos gets annoyed by the success of reality TV music stars. The 'I Need You' singer has admitted she finds it "frustrating" when contestants on shows such as Britain's 'The X Factor'...

Carey Approached To Play Hudgen's Mother In New Movie Comedy?

MARIAH CAREY has been tipped to play HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star VANESSA HUDGENS' mother in a new comedy based on an AMERICAN IDOL-style TV talent show, according to reports.The R&B superstar, who has won praise...

Simon Cowell's Animated Ambition

Simon Cowell wants to create a cartoon series.The music mogul - who earned an estimated $75 million last year - is a big fan of animated show 'The Simpsons' but admits he is jealous of...

Carrie Underwood Gets Gift Of Love

Carrie Underwood says her best Christmas present was her fiance.The 'American Idol' winner got betrothed to Ottawa Senators hockey player Mike Fisher shortly before Christmas Day (25.12.09) and admits the engagement was the best festive...

Who Needs Cowell? Fox Aims To Renew Idol Now

In the apparent conviction that American Idol will continue to survive and prosper even without the contribution of acerbic judge Simon Cowell, Fox is negotiating an extension of its current contract with producers 19 Entertainment...

Report Cowell Leaving American Idol

Simon Cowell will quit his role as judge on American Idol after the coming season, his brother Tony said Tuesday. The London tabloid The Sun , owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which is also...

Cowell Quitting American Idol In 2010

SIMON COWELL will leave AMERICAN IDOL in 2010, according to his brother.The music mogul has become a TV sensation in the U.S. since taking his seat on the judging panel in 2002, and he's since...

Carrie Underwood Engaged

Carrie Underwood has got engaged.The 'American Idol' winner - who has kept her year-long relationship with Ottawa Senators hockey player Mike Fisher largely under wraps - is set to marry, her publicist has revealed.The 26-year-old...

Lambert Scores Rolling Stone Readers' Top Vote

AMERICAN IDOL star ADAM LAMBERT has kept PEARL JAM from recording a trio of wins on the Rolling Stone 2009 Readers Poll.The group's The Fixer was named the year's Top Single and Pearl Jam's Backspacer...

Cowell Proposes A Political Idol

Simon Cowell, the American Idol judge and the producer/judge on Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor , has suggested that a similar competition format could be applied to a political TV series. In a...

Top-rated Tv Shows Of 2009 Named

Nielsen today (Friday) released its annual list of top-rated TV series, with Fox's American Idol once again taking the top-two positions. Two new shows also made the list, CBS's NCIS Los Angeles at No. 6,...

Carrie Underwood's Song Refusal

Carrie Underwood would never write a song about Tony Romo.The country singer - whose track 'Cowboy Casanova' was rumoured to be about her American footballer ex-boyfriend, who she dated until 2007 - insists the song...

Fox Hires Lambert For Live-tv Gig

Apparently Fox has few qualms about putting Adam Lambert back on live television. The network announced today (Monday) that Lambert will appear on the season finale of So You think You Can Dance , scheduled...

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