The X Factor

  1. Sony BMG Signs X Factor Star

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST According to reports , Sony BMG has signed X Factor talent show contestant Ben Mills to a five-album deal. The 26-year-old, who was voted off the ITV show's semi-finals, is currently recording his debut. "The X Factor was the perfect pla ...

  2. Sick Kylie Reskeds U.K. Gigs

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kylie Minogue has rescheduled two U.K. concerts which the Aussie pop singer had postponed due to illness. The dates pulled at the Manchester Evening News Arena - tonight (Jan. 15) and tomorrow (Jan. 16) - will be rescheduled to Jan. 21 and Jan. 22 ...

  3. Kylie To Resume Tour After Cancer

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue will resume the 20-date Australian leg of her "Showgirl" tour in November, her promoter Frontier Touring Company said today (June 22). Kylie Minogue will resume the 20-date Australian leg of her "Showgirl" tour in ...

  4. Kylie To Resume Tour After Cancer

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue will resume the 20-date Australian leg of her "Showgirl" tour in November, her promoter Frontier Touring Company said today (June 22). Kylie Minogue will resume the 20-date Australian leg of her "Showgirl" tour in ...

  5. BMI To Honor Babyface, Reid

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Two co-founded LaFace Records Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid will be honored as BMI Icons during the performing rights organization's sixth annual Urban Awards. The presentation ...

  6. Universal Pub Signs Pussycat Dolls Singer

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pact is for exclusive worldwide publishing administration. Universal Music Publishing Group has signed Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger to an exclusive worldwide publishing administration agreement. The 27 year-old Scherzinger--who wa ...

  7. Il Divo Zooms Past Jamie Foxx To Claim No. 1

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Il Divo's "Ancora" ends weeks of dueling for the No. 1 slot with a chart-topping debut on The Billboard 200. One of five debuts in the chart's top 10, "Ancora" notches a career-best chart position for Il Divo's ...

  8. Publicist Plays Down Kylie Cancer Recovery Report

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kylie Minogue's agent has played down a report that the Australian pop star had been given the "all clear" after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, but said there had been no recurrence of the di Kylie Minogue's agent has ...

  9. Ward, Eminem Rule U.K. Christmas Charts

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shayne Ward, the Manchester-born winner of last week's "The X Factor" TV talent series, achieved the No. 1 single in the U.K. for Christmas with "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), while Eminem's Shayne Ward, ...

  10. Cowell Re-Ups With Sony BMG

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell, through his production firm Syco, has extended his exclusive relationship with Sony BMG for the next five years. The deal covers all of the music entrepreneur's music and TV activities. Simon Cowell, through his production firm ...

  11. Cowell Re-Ups With Sony BMG

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell, through his production firm Syco, has extended his exclusive relationship with Sony BMG for the next five years. The deal covers all of the music entrepreneur's music and TV activities. Simon Cowell, through his production firm ...

  12. Cowell, Fuller Settle Legal Action

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Amicable solution' agreed on 'X Factor.' Music moguls Simon Cowell and Simon Fuller have reached a settlement in a multi-dollar legal case, apparently clearing the way for Cowell to extend his contract with the hit "Ameri ...

  13. Cowell, ABC Sued Over 'Million Dollar Idea'

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has sparked a million-dollar lawsuit claiming the idea for the series was ripped off. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has spark ...

  14. Minogue Cancer Scare Sparks Aussie Sales

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT While Kylie Minogue recovers in Melbourne this week after successful surgery for breast cancer, the pop singer's Australian fans have been buying her CDs and DVDs in a show of support. While Kylie Minogue recovers in Melbourne this week after ...

  15. Kylie Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her management representatives said today (May 17). All remaining dates of her "Showgirl" tour, including concerts in Australia Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue ha ...

  16. Kylie Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her management representatives said today (May 17). All remaining dates of her "Showgirl" tour, including concerts in Australia Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue ha ...

  17. Global Pulse

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian pop star Kylie Minogue will conclude her Showgirl tour at this year's Glastonbury Festival. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Australian pop star Kylie Minogue will conclude her Showgirl tour at this year's Glastonbury Festival ...

  18. Tuned In: The Tube

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell regrets a decision to bend the rules for some contestants. Read Carla Hay's column. "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell regrets a decision to bend the rules for some contestants. Read Carl ...

  19. Kylie Tour Sells Out Down Under

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST With a swift sell-out of her home-market tour, Kylie Minogue has reaffirmed her position as Australia's biggest female box office draw. The Australian leg of the "Show Girl -- Greatest Hits" tour shif With a swift sell-out of her ho ...

  20. Kylie Tour Sells Out Down Under

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST With a swift sell-out of her home-market tour, Kylie Minogue has reaffirmed her position as Australia's biggest female box office draw. The Australian leg of the “Show Girl - Greatest Hits” tour s With a swift sell-out of her home-market tour ...

  21. Beat Box

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Greatest-hits sets by Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams will arrive this fall. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Greatest-hits sets by Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams will arrive this fall. Read Michael Paoletta's column. News Michael Pa ...

  22. Fuller Sues Cowell Over Rival Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of the "Idol" TV property, has launched legal action against his former collaborator Simon Cowell. Fuller's London-based production company 19 TV says it sued Cowell, his pro Simon Fuller, the creator of th ...

  23. Fuller Sues Cowell Over Rival Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of the "Idol" TV property, has launched legal action against his former collaborator Simon Cowell. Fuller's London-based production company 19 TV says it sued Cowell, his pro Simon Fuller, the creator of th ...

  24. HITCO Names Holiday As VP/GM

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pub exec to report to L.A. Reid. HITCO Music Publishing has appointed Shawn "Tubby" Holiday as VP/GM. Holiday will divide his time between Atlanta, New York and HITCO's new office in Los Angeles, which is located at the premises of ...

  25. Cowell Unveils New TV Talent Quest

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom is to get another TV talent show, with "Pop Idol" originator Simon Cowell playing a leading role. The United Kingdom is to get another TV talent show, with "Pop Idol" originator Simon Cowell playing a leading ...

  26. Reid Confirmed As IDJ Chairman

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Antonio "L.A." Reid is back. Antonio "L.A." Reid is back. News ...

  27. 'Sharon Osbourne Show' Gets Axe

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Syndicated daytime talk show "The Sharon Osbourne Show" has apparently been canceled. Produced by Time Warner's Telepictures, the show debuted last September and has reportedly dropped below the top 2 Syndicated daytime talk show &q ...

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