X Factor

  • Simon Cowell tweets the photos of a rare car he offers to buy 18-03-2014 06:25 PM

    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 a...
  • Bangalore duo tops the 12th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm rally 02-03-2014 05:24 PM

    Bangalore couple Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera DSouza 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...
  • Cheryl Cole set for 'The X Factor' return? 23-02-2014 03:14 PM

    (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 11-01-2014 04:01 PM

    London: Britain's Channel 4 said it will air the first-ever 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...
  • I let down a friend: Simon Cowell on Silverman affair 08-12-2013 02:10 PM

    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 then-wife 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'...
  • Elton John, Katy Perry to perform at 'The X Factor' finale 02-12-2013 06:25 PM

    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 14-Dec 15 here. John will be...
  • Doing 'The Osbournes' was my biggest mistake: Sharon Osbourne 30-11-2013 04:38 PM

    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 2002-2005, took a heavy toll on her family life, reported Radar online. Sharon, 61, said the demands...
  • Being 'useless' in school helped Simon Cowell 16-11-2013 12:06 PM

    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 54-year-old, who has netted 200 million with hit shows like 'The X Factor', said in a radio interview: "I didn't work hard when...
  • Music mogul Simon Cowell to convert to Judaism? 15-11-2013 02:38 PM

    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...
  • Simon Cowell to leave US 'X Factor'? 02-11-2013 04:07 PM

    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 54-year-old 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' co-judge Simon Cowell 21-10-2013 04:54 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Demi Lovato says she is not afraid of making her 'The X Factor' co-judge 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...
  • Lady Gaga may pull out of 'The X Factor' 04-10-2013 04:09 PM

    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...
  • Simon Cowell embarrassed by contestant on 'The X Factor' 19-09-2013 03:25 PM

    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...
  • Simon Cowell is a big old softie, says Sharon Osbourne 27-08-2013 04:38 PM

    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...
  • Britney Spears can't hold conversations? 07-08-2013 05:41 PM

    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...
  • Sharon Osbourne to return to 'X Factor' as judge 21-04-2013 03:57 PM

    London: TV host Sharon Osbourne is reportedly set to return to 'X Factor' with a 2million pounds deal. The 60-year-old music manager will become the highest-paid 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...
  • Britney Spears: My sons think I'm a superhero 27-10-2012 01:49 PM

    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 30-year-old singer's boys, Sean Preston, seven, and Jayden James, six, love watching her on 'The X Factor' and they are convinced that...
  • Simon Cowell is too busy to marry 01-10-2011 07:01 PM

    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...
  • Excited to sing for Johar: 'X-Factor' winner 03-09-2011 04:49 PM

    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...
  • Cowell sued by 'X Factor' contestants 10-08-2011 03:52 PM

    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...
  • I'm not ready to return to films yet: Jeetendra 04-07-2011 01:13 PM

    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...
  • 'X-Factor' winner to get platform in KJo film 08-06-2011 03:33 PM

    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 06-06-2011 01:09 PM

    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...
  • Indian version of 'The X Factor' coming soon 21-01-2011 03:55 PM

    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...
  • Justin Timberlake on 'American Idol'? 28-07-2010 05:25 PM

    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...