The X Factor News

Simon Cowell Wants to Beat 'American Idol'

By BANG Showbiz on September 22, 2011

Simon Cowell, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Simon Cowell wants the US 'X Factor' to be more successful 'American Idol'.

The music mogul - who quit as a judge on 'American Idol' to kick start the new version of the pop star search show - will "die trying" to be the most watched program, and he is confident 'The X Factor' will become the best series of its kind.

Simon Cowell Wants to Beat 'American Idol'

By BANG Showbiz on September 22, 2011

Simon Cowell, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Simon Cowell wants the US 'X Factor' to be more successful 'American Idol'.

The music mogul - who quit as a judge on 'American Idol' to kick start the new version of the pop star search show - will "die trying" to be the most watched program, and he is confident 'The X Factor' will become the best series of its kind.

Cheryl Cole Wows U.S. Critics

By BANG Showbiz on September 22, 2011

Cheryl Cole, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Cheryl Cole's short stint on the US 'X Factor' has wowed critics.

The Geordie beauty was replaced on the show's judging panel by Nicole Scherzinger after just four auditions, but the Pussycat Dolls singer - who was originally co-host of the show alongside Steve Jones - has been slammed as a "downgrade".

Nicole Scherzinger Cried Over 'X Factor' Job Offer

By BANG Showbiz on September 20, 2011

Nicole Scherzinger, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Nicole Scherzinger "cried" when she was offered a judging role on 'The X Factor'.

The former Pussycat Dolls singer - who was a guest panellist on the UK series last year - was promoted from co-host to a panelist position on the new US version of the pop star search show following the departure of Cheryl Cole and admits she is "honored" to have the job.

Simon Cowell Talks Cherly Cole's Exit at 'X Factor' Auditions

By Alicia Rancilio on June 10, 2011

Simon Cowell, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011NEWARK, N.J. – At auditions filmed Thursday before a live audience for "The X Factor," Simon Cowell seemed to want people to move on from the shakeup on the show's judges panel replacing British pop singer Cheryl Cole with American counterpart Nicole Scherzinger.

Fox: Cheryl Cole out as 'X Factor' Judge, Nicole Scherzinger In

By Associated Press on June 6, 2011

Nicole Scherzinger, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Cheryl Cole is out of "The X Factor."

Fox and the producers of the upcoming singing contest said Monday the British pop star will be replaced by Nicole Scherzinger as a judge. Scherzinger had originally joined the show as a host.

Report: Cheryl Cole Fired From Simon Cowell's U.S. 'X Factor'

By Associated Press on May 27, 2011

Cheryl Cole, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LONDON – In northeastern England they say she's a canny lass — and maybe that's the problem.

British sweetheart Cheryl Cole's has apparently been dumped from U.S. television, and tabloid media say she lost her big break in part over fears American audiences wouldn't understand her squeaky regional accent.

Cheryl Cole Named as 'X Factor' Judge

By Associated Press on May 5, 2011

Cheryl Cole, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011NEW YORK – The Fox network says British pop superstar Cheryl Cole will be seated at the judge's panel for "The X Factor."

Cole will join Grammy-winning music producer Antonio "L.A." Reid and Simon Cowell on the much-anticipated singing contest debuting this fall on Fox, the network announced Thursday.