THE X FACTOR

  • Bangalore duo tops the 12th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm rally March 2, 2014

    Bangalore couple Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera D’Souza have redefined ‘teamwork’ in motorsport by being the only couple to consistently win rallies across the country. The Banglore duo topped Rally Ndure (TSD category) at the prestigious 12th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm, which concluded on Saturday. While the champion TSD rallyists of the country...
  • Cheryl Cole set for 'The X Factor' return? February 23, 2014

    (15:08) London: Singer Cheryl Cole reportedly had a meeting with music mogul Simon Cowell here to finalise her return to the reality show 'The X Factor' as a judge. The 30-year-old is said to have flown to London from Los Angeles for a lunch meeting with Cowell and the show...
  • Britain's TV channel to air first live show from space January 11, 2014

    London: Britain's Channel 4 said it will air the firstever live television show from space, tracking the International Space Station though a complete orbit around the Earth. 'Live from Space' will be broadcast on National Geographic Channel in 170 other countries. Besides glimpses of daily life aboard the ISS, the programme will...
  • Elton John, Katy Perry to perform at 'The X Factor' finale December 2, 2013

    London: The finale of British singing reality show 'The X Factor' will see a bevy of stars taking the stage to perform. The line up includes Elton John, Katy Perry and One Direction band. The show will take place at the Wembley Arena Dec 14Dec 15 here. John will be performing with...
  • Being 'useless' in school helped Simon Cowell November 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Music mogul Simon Cowell says being 'useless' in school and pure 'luck' brought him fame and fortune, but the comment has left people angry. The 54yearold, who has netted 200 million with hit shows like 'The X Factor', said in a radio interview: "I didn't work hard when I...
  • Music mogul Simon Cowell to convert to Judaism? November 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Music mogul Simon Cowell will reportedly convert himself to Judaism before he ties the knot with Lauren Silverman. The 'X Factor' boss, who was raised a Roman Catholic, pledged a whopping 100,000 pounds in support of the Israeli army at a plush gala for the Friends of the Israel...
  • Demi Lovato not afraid of 'The X Factor' cojudge Simon Cowell October 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Demi Lovato says she is not afraid of making her 'The X Factor' cojudge Simon Cowell angry with her witty comments. Asked on the show if she is worried about making Cowell, 53, angry, Lovato, 21, said: "I don't really know for sure and I don't really care...
  • Lady Gaga may pull out of 'The X Factor' October 4, 2013

    London: Singer Lady Gaga has reportedly threatened to pull out of her special performance on show 'The X Factor' after judge Sharon Osbourne's crude remarks against her. Osbourne is said to have called Gaga vile, a bully and a hypocrite in her new autobiography. Osbourne has claimed that Gaga had encouraged her...
  • Simon Cowell embarrassed by contestant on 'The X Factor' September 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: A contestant on the American singing reality show 'The X Factor' failed to recognise music mogul Simon Cowell thus leaving him embarrassed. The incident took place during the Denver, Colorado auditions for the show when contestant Yosselin Marquez bluntly asked Cowell who he was. Though Marquez's performance ended up...
  • Simon Cowell is a big old softie, says Sharon Osbourne August 27, 2013

    London: Singer Sharon Osbourne says music mogul Simon Cowell is a good man and that he is a soft person at heart. Osborune and Cowell share the judges' panel on British reality show 'The X Factor'. "He's a good man. He was the first person to contact me when my son Jack...
  • Britney Spears can't hold conversations? August 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears cannot continue her conversations on her own and always needs someone to tell her what to speak, says her former 'The X Factor' colleague Adrienne Bailon. Bailon hosted the US version of singing reality show 'The X Factor' last year when Spears was on the judges'...
  • 'XFactor' takes a toll on Britney's love life July 26, 2012

    Los Angeles: Pop star Britney Spears relationship with fiance Jason Trawick has reportedly hit a rough patch thanks to Spear's hefty paycheck from talent show XFactor. The Toxic singer and her fiance of over 7 months, Trawick, are having major problems in their relationship due to the pressure of her new...
  • Cowell sued by 'X Factor' contestants August 10, 2011

    London: Music mogul Simon Cowell is facing legal action over allegations that he caused "mental anguish" to a pair of contestants who tried for the US version of music reality show "The X Factor". Hyman Marks, 86, and his son Stephen, 54, are suing Cowell over claims that their audition was...
  • Indian version of 'The X Factor' coming soon January 21, 2011

    All aspiring singers who have been waiting to audition for the sixth season of music reality show Indian Idol, hold on! There's something bigger in store as Sony Entertainment Television is set to launch internationally famous show The X Factor in India soon. "Indian Idol will come, but this year we...
  • Justin Timberlake on 'American Idol'? July 28, 2010

    London: Singer Justin Timberlake is tipped to replace Simon Cowell as an American Idol judge. Cowell quit the show in May to focus on his new US series The X Factor, which premieres in September 2011. According to reports, American Idol producer Simon Fuller and Fox Network executives are also considering dumping...