Wednesday, July 25, 2012 12:04PM - By Laura Aguirre
A bevy of British rockstars have joined forces to crack down on piracy. Elton John, Pete Townshend, Robert Plant are just three of many artists who’ve written an open letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron attacking Google and other search engines and blaming them for being gateways to music piracy. See the complete letter below.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 4:29PM - By Laura Aguirre
“The X Factor” is getting a makeover, from head to toe. U.K. TV personality Steve Jones won’t be returning as host for the second season of “The X Factor,” along with judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger. Jones confirmed the bad news via Twitter, telling fans what a ‘shame’ it is that he won’t be hosting the show again.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 10:13AM - By Joseph Oliveto
Jessica Simpson may not be playing a major role in the pop music industry these day, but according to DimeWars, she’d still like to get involved in music another way: as a judge on Simon Cowell’s new TV show, “X-Factor.”
It couldn’t as disastrous as “Newlyweds,” right?
Thursday, February 24, 2011 7:46AM - By Joseph Oliveto
Although there has rarely been a season of “American Idol” in which everyone agreed upon who the winning contestant should be, the show deserves respect for putting the power in the hands of the people and asking them to decide who will win the competition. However, for casual fans of the show, the text-message voting process may have seemed too tedious to be worth participating in.
However, according to The Epoch Times, that may change, as viewers will soon be able to vote through their Facebook accounts.
Thursday, February 17, 2011 9:07AM - By Joseph Oliveto
With Simon Cowell focusing his efforts on his new talent show “X-Factor“, popular music stars Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler have had to do their best filling in for him on “American Idol.” Whether or not they are doing a good job at it is up for debate, but Cowell seems to think J-Lo would make a strong judge; he asked her to ditch the “Idol” gig and come join the panel on his show.
Well, according to DimeWars, she turned down the offer, and Simon isn’t too pleased.
Monday, January 25, 2010 4:51PM - By Seraphina L.
Oh, Twi-hards. Your dreams of holding an album by the one and only pasty yet sparkling Robert Pattinson may be coming true! Simon Cowell, who has produced albums of Leona Lewis and Il Divo, has his heart set on signing Rpattz to a record deal. Word from E! and Celebuzz has everyone talking about the American Idol judge getting deliriously giddy over the thought of making the Twilight star a pop star as well.
The only thing stopping this Idol-vamp merge is Pattinson, himself. Even though Cowell is willing to do anything to sign the actor-sometimes-singer-songwriter, friends of the teen heartthrob are saying Pattinson is being more than hesitant about the offer.
Monday, January 11, 2010 3:36PM - By Krystal Clark
Simon Cowell has finally followed through on the threat he’s been sitting on for the past few season’s of “American Idol.” According to People Magazine, the judge of the popular Fox series has decided to leave the show after the end of this season. The reason behind Cowell’s departure has to do with the U.S.premiere of “The X-Factor,” which is the British version of “Idol.”