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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry September 3rd, 2014

Melissa Rivers gives an update on Joan Rivers, while Brangelina make a killing off their wedding photos, and Snoop Dogg crashes a wedding of his own. Get these stories and more in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti!

09/03/2014

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Simon Cowell Predicts One Direction Will Make 2 More Albums Before Breaking Up

Will One Direction stay together forever? The career trajectories of other wildly popular boy bands seem to suggest it could go either way.

08/18/2014

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New Music To Know: Ella Henderson Is Coming For America

The Brit got her start back in 2012 when she appeared on UK’s The X Factor. She was an early favorite to win with famous backers like Cher, Adele and Leona Lewis tweeting her praises, but she would only end up coming in sixth. But don’t feel sorry for her, she’s got her sights on a much bigger prize: America.

08/07/2014

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Alex & Sierra Talk Music After Winning ‘X Factor’

Indie folk duo Alex & Sierra were the first band ever to win The X Factor, and since claiming their title they’ve been hard at work on their debut album. But they took some time to chat with Damon and Gina backstage at the GRAMMYs.

01/24/2014

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Was Simon Cowell’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Egging A Ratings Stunt?

On Saturday (June 8), something remarkable happened in Britain: Simon Cowell was egged on live television. Britain’s Got Talent, perhaps best known for its discovery of unlikely talent Susan Boyle, aired its 7th season finale […]

06/10/2013

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Meet Simon Cowell’s Latest Sensation, Emblem3

Emblem3 are the latest band that have a reality singing competition to thank for their rising success.

05/30/2013

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‘The X Factor’ Adds Two New Judges: Kelly Rowland And Paulina Rubio

Since the departure of high profile X Factor judge Britney Spears and record exec L.A. Reid, speculation has run rampant as to who will join Simon Cowell’s U.S. judging panel. The question was answered today […]

05/21/2013

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Judging The Judges: Star Power Alone Can’t Revive ‘American Idol’ Ratings

The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths […]

03/29/2013

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Jukebox Jury: 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

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Britney Spears Leaving ‘X Factor’

The rumors have been swirling and now MTV News are confirming it — Britney Spears will not return for a second season on the X Factor. Siting “sources close to the show,” the pop star […]

01/10/2013

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Britney Spears Gets Fired

The creator of the hit FOX show The X Factor has decided to fire judge Britney Spears after just one season, The New York Daily News reports, after just one season.

12/27/2012

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Simon Cowell’s Home Becomes Latest Target Of ‘Swatting’

He’s the latest victim of what officials call “swatting” after a person called in a false crime sending officers to his Beverly Hills home.

11/27/2012

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Will Britney Return To “X Factor” Next Season?

When she was asked about returning next season on the red carpet last night at a party for the finalists, she had a very clear answer.

11/08/2012

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Olly Murs On His ‘X Factor’ Break, Says Simon Cowell Is ‘Petrifying’

“The X Factor was an opportunity for me to branch out and to be given a chance…I mean I worked in a call center. I used to sell kitchens on the phone,” Murs said.

10/02/2012

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The ‘X Factor’ Recap: Auditions #4

But where are all of Greenboro’s citizens? As the judges Land Rovers are driven upon the cities streets, Cowell and Spears both watch in horror as they see…no one.

09/21/2012

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‘X Factor’ Auditions Recap: Britney Sings & Talent Reigns

This week’s contestants knocked it out of the park with their star-studded talent. But of course, every episode has to have its own share of wacky. There were handcuffs, a thief and Britney SINGS!

09/20/2012

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‘The X Factor’ Premiere Day 2: Recap

Britney has some stalkers in the form of contestants and the young ones rule the night.

09/14/2012

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‘The X Factor’ Season Premiere Recap: Emotions Run Deep

Simon cries, Demi’s not dating anyone in One Direction and Britney isn’t that mean.

09/13/2012

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The New Host of X-Factor is…

Simon Cowell has made it clear to FOX executives who he wants to be the new host of his hit show “X-Factor.” It’s someone without any previous hosting experience but spends plenty of time on the silver screen as a reality sweetheart.

09/12/2012

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Britney Spears Explains Her Decision To Join “The X Factor”

Brit and Simon Cowell reveal how the two met.

09/11/2012

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Demi Lovato and Niall Horan Romance Rumors Are Flying

Demi Lovato is maintaining her story that she is single, no matter how many tacos and Tweets the two might share. If Lovato so, maybe that leaves an opening for Katy Perry to slip in?

09/10/2012

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“X Factor” Gossip: What’s Fact And What’s Fiction

Will Justin Bieber join the show? Is Britney dressing inappropriately and taking the Simon Cowell insulter roll? What’s Nick Jonas got to do with Demi Lovato?

08/28/2012

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Simon Cowell Weighs in on Mariah’s ‘Idol’ Role

Of course, Simon Cowell has something to say about Mariah Carey’s new gig on ‘Idol.’

07/25/2012

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Adam Lambert Possible Judge For “American Idol” Season 12

Sources have reported that American Idol has been in talks with Adam Lambert, for over a month, to judge the 12th season of American Idol coming up next year.

07/09/2012

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Britney Spears & Demi Lovato Disagree During First “X Factor” Critique

X Factor auditions kicked off yesterday in Austin, Texas and the whole world was watching to see how new judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato would fare during their first day on the job.

05/25/2012

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Simon Cowell Calls the Louisiana DMV

In honor of Britney Spears signing a 15 million dollar contract to be a judge on The X Factor, we used a soundboard to call the DMV in Britney’s hometown of Kent, Louisiana…

05/17/2012

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Britney Spears Wants To Be In Great Shape For “The X Factor”

Yesterday it was officially announced that Britney Spears and Demi Lovato will become the new judges on the The X Factor. When Simon Cowell asked Britney to share her feelings about being on the show this season, she said she was “excited,” but her demeanor showed no signs of enthusiasm.

05/15/2012

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Demi Lovato And Britney Spears Share Excitement Of Joining “X-Factor”

It’s been weeks of speculation but the rumors are true. Britney Spears and Demi Lovato took the stage alongside L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell just minutes ago at FOX’s upfront presentation in New York to fill the world in on what we already thought: Spears and Lovato will become the new judges on the X-Factor.

05/14/2012

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Howard Stern Bashes Britney Spears as a Judge on “X-Factor”

At a press conference yesterday, Howard Stern voiced some harsh opinions regarding Britney Spears potentially signing on as a judge for rival reality-talent show X-Factor.

05/11/2012

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Simon Cowell On The New Season Of “The X Factor” and One Direction

The British bad boy himself, Simon Cowell of “The X Factor,” is on the verge of announcing the two new judges for this season, but the entire world wants to know more about One Direction, […]

04/06/2012

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