Simon Cowell

(Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Was Simon Cowell’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Egging A Ratings Stunt?

On Saturday (June 8), something remarkable happened in Britain: Simon Cowell was egged on live television. Britain’s Got Talent, perhaps best known for its discovery of unlikely talent Susan Boyle, aired its 7th season finale […]

06/10/2013

(Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Meet Simon Cowell’s Latest Sensation, Emblem3

Emblem3 are the latest band that have a reality singing competition to thank for their rising success.

05/30/2013

(Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

‘The X Factor’ Adds Two New Judges: Kelly Rowland And Paulina Rubio

Since the departure of high profile X Factor judge Britney Spears and record exec L.A. Reid, speculation has run rampant as to who will join Simon Cowell’s U.S. judging panel. The question was answered today […]

05/21/2013

(Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Judging The Judges: Star Power Alone Can’t Revive ‘American Idol’ Ratings

The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths […]

03/29/2013

(Frederick M. Brown/Getty)

Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

(Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Britney Spears Leaving ‘X Factor’

The rumors have been swirling and now MTV News are confirming it — Britney Spears will not return for a second season on the X Factor. Siting “sources close to the show,” the pop star […]

01/10/2013

(Rick Kern/Getty Images)

Simon Cowell’s Home Becomes Latest Target Of ‘Swatting’

He’s the latest victim of what officials call “swatting” after a person called in a false crime sending officers to his Beverly Hills home.

11/27/2012

(Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Will Britney Return To “X Factor” Next Season?

When she was asked about returning next season on the red carpet last night at a party for the finalists, she had a very clear answer.

11/08/2012

(Danny Martindale/Getty Images)

Olly Murs On His ‘X Factor’ Break, Says Simon Cowell Is ‘Petrifying’

“The X Factor was an opportunity for me to branch out and to be given a chance…I mean I worked in a call center. I used to sell kitchens on the phone,” Murs said.

10/02/2012

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The ‘X Factor’ Recap: Auditions #4

But where are all of Greenboro’s citizens? As the judges Land Rovers are driven upon the cities streets, Cowell and Spears both watch in horror as they see…no one.

09/21/2012

more

previous