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News Roundup: L.A. Reid Leaving 'X-Factor,' Dave Grohl Won't Tour With...

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Honestly, we thought Britney Spears or Demi Lovato would announce their departure from The X-Factor before this next person. L.A. Reid is calling it quits. He's going back to his real-life job at Sony's music label, Epic Records. Also, just because Dave Grohl is drumming on the new Queens of the Stone Age record, it doesn't mean he's going on tour with them. C'mon...

Miley Cyrus Might Play Judge On 'The X-Factor'

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Disney stars are invading singing competition shows. First it was Christina Aguilera for The Voice. Then Simon Cowell recruited Britney Spears to be one of the new judges on his X Factor show for $15 million. Now, Cowell is on the hunt for another Disney star – Miley...

U.K. Boy Band One Direction Smashes Billboard Records Within Minutes

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Because it’s inexplicably 1999 all over again, a British boy band, One Direction, has now become “the first UK group to debut at No. 1 in the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart,” confirming both the deluded madness of the record buying public, as well as the Mayan prophecy that dictated a pre-fabricated group of young men who dance to lip-synched harmonies shall finally bring about the end...

Britney Spears In Talks To Judge On 'The X Factor'

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Because the next top for her trainwreck express is apparently reality television game shows, Britney Spears is reportedly in talks to be a judge for the upcoming season of The X FactorJason Trawick, Britney Spears’ fiancé, is currently negotiating the erratic pop star’s X-Factor contract, which Billboard asserts could be signed as...

Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger Axed From X Factor

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"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...

'American Idol' to Let Viewers Vote via Facebook

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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...