X Factor

  • Sick of TV singing contests, Sharon Osbourne can't watch 'X Factor' anymore May 9, 2014

    London: TV personality Sharon Osbourne feels there has had enough of small screen singoffs. The original 'X Factor' judge said she cannot even watch the show anymore because she is sick of seeing desperate wannabes try to convince celebrities that they really have talent, reported Contactmusic. "If one...
  • Is the high voter turnout the Xfactor this election? May 7, 2014

    Voting for 502 seats in the Lok Sabha elections ended with a high voter turnout in 64 seats which went to polls in the eighth phase on Wednesday. According to the Election Commission, 66 per cent polling has been registered till the eighth phase in the polls. ...
  • Simon Cowell tweets the photos of a rare car he offers to buy March 18, 2014

    London: Media mogul Simon Cowell has offered to buy a rare Jaguar car for USD 1.1 million after spotting the vehicle on the motoring show Top Gear. The 54-year-old 'X Factor' boss was impressed by the Eagle Speedster after watching TV personality Jeremy Clarkson drive the restored model in...
  • 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...
  • I let down a friend: Simon Cowell on Silverman affair December 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Music mogul Simon Cowell says he 'let down' his friend Andrew Silverman when he had an affair and fathered a child with his thenwife Lauren. Cowell's girlfriend, who is pregnant with his son, was married to his friend Andrew when they got together. Even though the 'X Factor' boss...
  • 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...
  • Doing 'The Osbournes' was my biggest mistake: Sharon Osbourne November 30, 2013

    Los Angeles: TV personality Sharon Osbourne admits doing her family's famous reality show 'The Osbournes' was the biggest mistake of her life. The former 'X Factor' judge said the show, which ran from 20022005, took a heavy toll on her family life, reported Radar online. Sharon, 61, said the demands...
  • 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...
  • Simon Cowell to leave US 'X Factor'? November 2, 2013

    London: Simon Cowell could be set to leave US 'X Factor' since it will need a lower budget as its ratings has dropped and the media mogul's rates are too high. The 54yearold is a judge on the singing contest, but he could be planning to leave the show since...
  • 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'...
  • Sharon Osbourne to return to 'X Factor' as judge April 21, 2013

    London: TV host Sharon Osbourne is reportedly set to return to 'X Factor' with a 2million pounds deal. The 60yearold music manager will become the highestpaid judge in the show's history if the deal gets finalised, reported Daily Mirror. "She is being paid a hefty sum of 2million pounds as Cowell...
  • Britney Spears: My sons think I'm a superhero October 27, 2012

    London: Pop star Britney Spears says her two young sons think that she is on a mission to save the world when she leaves home for work. The 30yearold singer's boys, Sean Preston, seven, and Jayden James, six, love watching her on 'The X Factor' and they are convinced that she...
  • Robbie Williams performs with nude models October 20, 2012

    London: Singer Robbie Williams danced with a topless dancers during an appearance on the Italian 'X Factor'. The 'Take That star' was performing new single 'Candy' when he was joined by a group of naked models. Only skincoloured thongs and strategically placed arms covered their modesty, reported Sun Online. However...
  • Pop star Britney Spears suffering from psoriasis? September 21, 2012

    Pop star Britney Spears, who is enjoying the spotlight four years after a very public breakdown, is reportedly suffering from psoriasis. The 30-year-old singer stepped out at the 'X Factor' premiere party in Los Angeles on September 11 and red patches on her left ankle and right heel were clearly visible,...
  • 'X-Factor' 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 X-Factor. 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...
  • Simon Cowell is too busy to marry October 1, 2011

    London: TV mogul Simon Cowell insists he and his fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy haven't got married yet because he is too busy working. The 51-year-old is busy working on his TV sitcom 'The X Factor' and says his attention has been focused on making his new project a success rather than think...
  • Excited to sing for Johar: 'X-Factor' winner September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Though he hasn't planned anything for the future, Geet Sagar, winner of music reality show X Factor India, is enjoying his moments of glory and itching to lend his voice for a Karan Johar film. As the winner of the show, Geet has bagged Rs.50 lakh, a Tata Manza...
  • 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...
  • I'm not ready to return to films yet: Jeetendra July 4, 2011

    Mumbai: Although his contemporaries are still active in films, veteran actor Jeetendra is not in a mood to act any time soon. Jeetendra was last seen in a full-fledged role in Kucch To Hai (2003) and made a special appearance in a song in Om Shanti Om (2007). "When I feel like...
  • 'X-Factor' winner to get platform in KJo film June 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who buried the hatchet with Sanjay Leela Bhansali when he recently visited the sets of "X-Factor", has decided to give the winner of the music reality show a chance to sing for one of his forthcoming films. The filmmaker, known for movies like Kabhi Khushi...
  • Reality shows now a commercial ball game: Shreya June 6, 2011

    Mumbai: She is the product of a talent hunt show herself, but national award-winning singer Shreya Ghoshal says the ethos of reality shows in India has undergone a huge commercial twist and the visual appeal of a show matters much more now. The singer was first recognised when she won the...
  • 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...