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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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Nicki Minaj, Shakira Latest In Singing Competition Judge Shakeups

Remember when singing competitions kept their judges a little longer than one or two-year stints? Perhaps American Idol set an unattainable precedent during its first seven years on the air, with zero changes to the […]

05/17/2013

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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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Olly Murs Talks New Album, Announces Tour

Olly Murs is certain his third album will make music fans turn their heads. The “Troublemaker” singer recently told Radio.com Right Place Right Time has a much “cooler sound.” “It feels like the right avenue […]

03/12/2013

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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

Fox's "The X Factor" Season Finale News Conference

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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Khloe Kardashian Odom, Mario Lopez To Join ‘X Factor’

The “Extra” host and the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” co-star will host the second season.

10/17/2012

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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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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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One Direction Settles Lawsuit Over Name

The winner of One Direction vs. One Direction is… One Direction. The U.K. band that is. Earlier this year, an American band of the same name sued The X-Factor stars for one million dollars in […]

09/04/2012

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Cher Lloyd Shares Message For Her Fans, Performs “Want You Back”

When former The X-Factor (UK) finalist Cher Lloyd visited B96/ Chicago during her promo tour across the U.S in support of her new single “Want You Back,” she showed off her new hairstyle to the world for the first time. She chopped off her long, luscious locks to rock a shorter summer do.

06/13/2012

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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 Is The Front-Runner For “The X Factor”

Yesterday everyone was talking about the possibility of Miley Cyrus joining “The X Factor” judging panel, but now it appears that Demi Lovato has edged out her fellow former Disney star for the opening.

05/03/2012

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Miley Cyrus May Be Joining The “X Factor” Judging Panel

Ever since Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger got the “X Factor” boot, rumors have been swirling about their possible replacements. So far all of the names floating around suggest that Simon Cowell is looking for more youthful stars to join him and L.A. Reid on the judging panel. Now Miley Cyrus is the latest person to be mentioned as a potential judge.

05/02/2012

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Britney Spears Could Be the Next “X Factor” Judge

One of America’s favorite pop princesses, Britney Spears, is likely to become the new judge on the US version of the X Factor. After Simon Cowell pulled a surprise firing of Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul shortly after the first season, there have been rumors as to who would be filling in those big shoes for season two.

04/12/2012

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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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Britney Goes Back To The ’80s With Paula Abdul

For the relaunch of VEVO’s video platform, Britney Spears weighed in with her “Back to the ’80s” playlist. Spears’ favorites start with Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” and run the gamut from Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want […]

03/13/2012

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Nicole Scherzinger Debuts “Pretty” On ‘The X Factor’

“Pretty” is exactly what [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nicole Scherzinger[/lastfm] is. It’s hard to argue with the silky brunette locks and flawless complexion she flaunted at AMP’s Topless Summer Switch Party. However, her song “Pretty,” which she debuted […]

12/16/2011

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