1. 'X Factor': The Billboard Cover Story

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT The U.K. version of 'The X Factor' launched global stars like One Direction and Leona Lewis. Can Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid do the same thing in the U.S.? The singing competition field is crowded, to say the least. It's been 11 year ...

  2. Miley? Demi? Avril? Reports Vary for 'X Factor' Judge

    May 01, 2012 7:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The stars are reportedly aligning for "The X Factor." According to several reports, Simon Cowell's singing competition is eyeing a number of singers to join the sharp-tongued Brit and L.A. Reid on the judge's panel. E! Online rep ...

  3. Nicole Scherzinger's 'Killer' Debut Pushed to 2012

    November 16, 2011 2:49 PM EST 0 0 0 Nicole Scherzinger 's first solo album has been pushed back yet again, the Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. "Killer Love," which initially had a release date of Nov. 15, and was moved to December, will now be coming out in 2012, says ...