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One Direction's Louis Tomlinson & Simon Cowell Forming an All-Girl Band?

Buzz 19:04PM EDT

On the heels of divulging that he will be composing with fellow One Direction member Liam Payne during a break from the band itself, Louis Tomlinson will also reportedly be forming an all girl band with the infamous Simon Cowell, who shot to fame as a judge on 'American Idol.'READ MORE

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Ellen DeGeneres Calls Out Caitlyn Jenner, Admits She Hated Being on 'American Idol'

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It's not every day fans see Ellen DeGeneres get upset with someone, but one woman in particular has rubbed her the wrong way after visiting her show. The comedian and actress debuted the first episode of her new season on Tuesday, Sept. 8, guest starring none other than Caitlyn Jenner. Discussing life as a new woman, the two touched on transgender issues, gay marriage and more. On that same day, DeGeneres sat down with Howard Stern and revealed how she really felt about Jenner's thoughts on gay marriage and explained why she hated being on American Idol.READ MORE

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Simon Cowell to One Direction's Louis Tomlinson: Man Up About Pregnancy

Buzz 14:39PM EDT

Last week, One Direction fans were shocked when it was revealed that Louis Tomlinson had gotten his friend Briana Jungwirth pregnant. Now, the news is all but 100 percent confirmed, and 1D's manager Simon Cowell has opened up about the surprising news, saying that it's "a plus, not a negative."READ MORE

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'X Factor' 2013 Contestant Sues, Alleging Stage Rigged for Failure

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Former 'X Factor' "contestant" Sally Hessnice has filed a lawsuit against the producers, alleging that they both set her up for failure and later edited video of her audition to make her appear less enticing as a performer. As a professional vocalist away from television, Hessnice has alleged that the embarrassment that was her 2013 audition has resulted in her "reputation as a professional singer has been irreparably tarnished." And it's not just because Simon Cowell was more cutting than usual.READ MORE

(L-R) Kathy Savitt, Patrick Moxey, Marissa Mayer, Simon Cowell and Hamish Hamilton attend the 2015 Yahoo Digital Content NewFronts at Avery Fisher Hall on April 27, 2015

Yahoo Officially Announces Simon Cowell 'Ultimate DJ' Competition: Renews 365-Day Concert Program

Buzz 14:10PM EDT

Yahoo is plotting major moves for the music industry. The tech giant announced at a presentation for advertisers this week that they will officially be going ahead with the Simon Cowell-led "Ultimate DJ" talent competition to find the next big DJ. It has also doubled down on its 365-day live-stream concert series with Live Nation. The digital content unveiling did not stop there as Yahoo expanded its partnership with iHeartMedia for live events and renewed its Live Nation deal that includes five festivals.READ MORE

Lady Gaga at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Sony Email Hack: Lady Gaga to Voice Betty Boop in New Movie Produced by Simon Cowell?

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Could Lady Gaga be entering the world of voice acting? In a newly surfaced email from the Sony email hacks, the Cheek to Cheek singer is reportedly attached to play the role of Betty Boop in an upcoming film produced by Simon Cowell.READ MORE

One Direction and Simon Cowell in 2013

Simon Cowell Admits Zayn Malik Quitting One Direction Made Him Want to "Jump Off a Cliff," Notes New Album Is Best Ever

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Simon Cowell really opened up about Zayn Malik leaving One Direction earlier this year. In a new interview on The Late Late Show with James Corden, 1D's mentor from all the way back to their X Factor days revealed that the parting was essentially inevitable.READ MORE

One Direction and Simon Cowell in 2013

Simon Cowell Speaks on Zayn Malik Quitting One Direction, Insists 'Night Changes' Band Are All Still Friends

Buzz 11:44AM EDT

We've heard from everyone about Zayn Malik quitting One Direction, but what does the group's former X Factor mentor and current manager Simon Cowell have to say about it all? In short, it's all good.READ MORE

Simon Cowell attends A Night Of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards at National Maritime Museum on December 10, 2014

Simon Cowell's DJ Competition Show Will Premiere on Yahoo

Buzz 14:13PM EDT

Simon Cowell's DJ competition reality show appears to have a home. It will premiere on Yahoo's online streaming platform Yahoo Screen, which made a large jump into the music sphere with an announced partnership with Live Nation to stream a concert a day live via the platform. Yahoo plans to premiere the weekly show, tentatively titled "Ultimate DJ," from the "American Idol" and "X-Factor" producer that will pit electronic dance music DJs against each other in a reality show where they will compete to be voted the best one.READ MORE

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One Direction Perform 'Night Changes' and 'Ready to Run' from 'Four' on 'Saturday Night Live' [WATCH]

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One Direction was the musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" Dec. 20, and the boys brought their A-games. Despite being on a holiday-filled show, 1D opted to give fans a double serving of their new album "Four." They performed "Night Changes" and "Ready to Run." The fellas melted a lot of hearts in the process. As "Rolling Stone" notes, "Night Changes" worked well on the dimly lit stage inside Studio 8H. The harmonies soared and each member got to shine at different times. Check out the performance below. The boys also got involved elsewhere in the show, joining Aidy Bryant and Cecily Strong on "Girlfriends Talk Show." They portrayed a high-school dance team. Hilarity ensured. "SNL" just announced that Kevin Hart will be the first host after the holiday break, on Jan. 17. No musical acts have been announced yet.READ MORE

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'X Factor' UK Finale Had Worst Ratings Since 2005; Simon Cowell Thanks Those Involved

Buzz 11:21AM EDT

Simon Cowell returned to U.K.'s "The X Factor" this season, but he did nothing to stem the show's ratings decline. Sunday, Dec. 14, marked the fourth straight year the season finale dropped its viewership numbers, with only 9.4 million tuning in, compared to 9.7 million last year. Still, Cowell was positive about the show on social media and sent a friendly tweet to those who helped out this year: We just got home. What a great night! So happy for @Bhaenow . Sad for @FleurEast. But what a final! I felt very proud tonight. — Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) December 15, 2014 I want to say a huge thank you to every single person who worked on the show this year. — Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) December 15, 2014 "Billboard" reported the finale numbers for every season of the show and noted that this year's 9.4 million mark was The X Factor's lowest since 2005, when it drew 9.3 million. Cowell already expressed regret this year for his handling of the American version of the show, which he decided to cancel in February.READ MORE

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Sex Pistols' John Lydon: Simon Cowell is 'Our Worst Enemy' and Band Aid is 'Open to Corruption'

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Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten, aka John Lydon, might be the perfect candidate to express disgust with anything in the current music landscape. The snarling "Anarchy in the U.K." singer spoke to a crowd at Oxford University Monday (Dec. 8) about his disdain for Simon Cowell and Band Aid, NME notes. It was entertaining, to say the least.READ MORE

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Simon Cowell Denies 'X Factor' and Sony Conspired to Have Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" Released Early

Buzz 09:20AM EDT

Music labels are the evil empire, or so musicians tell us all the time. Do this, do that...but how far would a label go to force their signees' hands? Would they collaborate in a conspiracy with a major television program? Simon Cowell says "no" but that's exactly what some are alleging what happened when X Factor contestant Fleur East performed Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" last weekend.READ MORE

Simon Cowell and partner Lauren Silverman

'X Factor' Judge Simon Cowell Hires Son as One Direction's New Drummer, Cute Infant Drums Along to 'Story of My Life' [WATCH]

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It looks like One Direction has found its new drummer — at least, that is what Simon Cowell thinks. The former "American Idol" judge and current "The X Factor" personality posted a video on Facebook of his 9-month-old son Eric playing along to the group's hit "Story of My Life." "One Direction have just hired Eric as their new drummer," Cowell joked. The infant does not drum as much as he just bounces and enjoys the group's single, but it is adorable anyway. Check it out below.READ MORE

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Simon Cowell Hints At 'The X Factor' Return In United States

Buzz 12:45PM EDT

Simon Cowell blames himself for The X Factor's initial failure in America; he simply set the bar too high.READ MORE

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