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The X Factor is nearing its return to Fox, and it’s marching in to the tune of “…Baby One More Time.” Hey, if you were promoting new judge Britney Spears, you’d take every opportunity to use her ’90s hits in ads, too, right?

In a new promo for the sophomore season of the music competition show, Spears says in voiceover, “It’s really kind of hard to tell some people… Continue reading ‘The X Factor’: Check out Britney Spears’ judging style in new promo video

Simon Cowell is lining up former Sony record executive Tommy Mottola — a man once courted to replace him on American Idoll — as a judge on the US version [...]

 Tommy Mottola Jessica Simpson “X Factor America” Judging Deals In Development
 Tommy Mottola Jessica Simpson “X Factor America” Judging Deals In Development

Move over, American Idol! “Forget You” singer Cee-Lo Green and Adam Levine, who has belted out hits like “She Will Be Loved” and “Sunday Morning” during his tenure as lead singer with Maroon 5, are in chats to judge Mark Burnett’s NBC singing competition The Voice, Entertainment Weekly said Wednesday. The latest addition to NBC’s [...] Continue reading Cee-Lo Green Maroon 5 Frontman Adam Levine Judging NBC Talent Show “The Voice?”

English Sweetheart Cheryl Cole may be frozen out of the upcoming American adaptation of The X Factor as FOX and series producers eye pop powerhouses Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, and Rihanna for a spot on the judges’ panel. The popular British X Factor judge — a talent show alum herself — had been expected to [...] Continue reading Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Rihanna Up For “The X Factor” Judging Panel

George Michael is being considered for judge’s chair on Simon Cowell’s American adaptation of The X Factor, but the Wham! singer’s checkered past with the law — including a recent jail stint for drunk driving — could put the deal in jeopardy. Cowell has already tapped Pussycat Dolls frontwoman Nicole Scherzinger and British sweetheart Cheryl [...] Continue reading George Michael “The X Factor America” Judging Offer