Simon Cowell

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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

The Voice's Blake Shelton (r) with Christina Aguilera

Blake Shelton Fires Back At Simon Cowell Over ‘Voice’ Comments

After Simon Cowell of “X Factor” criticizes competing show “The Voice” for bumping into his season two premiere, Blake Shelton tells him to quit “mouthing off.”

09/13/2012

People use umbrellas for shelter from the cold rain as they wait in line to get a wrist band to audition in the upcoming Fox series the 'X Factor', Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Newark, N.J.  (credit: Julio Cortez/AP)

‘X-Factor’ Auditions Come To The Prudential Center

Producer Simon Cowell wants performers to bring “New Jersey attitude and swagger” to the Newark auditions for his new show.

04/13/2011

American Idol Judges (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker)

Fox Crowns J-Lo, Tyler New ‘American Idol’ Judges

Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will join Randy Jackson as “American Idol” judges next season, after months of turnover and speculation about the future of TV’s top-rated show.

09/22/2010