Jonathan Ansell is not your typical opera singer. He shot to fame in the UK in 2004 as part of opera boy band G4 who finished second in Simon Cowell’s X Factor.
It might be seven years since he last helped search for New Zealand’s next musical star, but television host Dominic Bowden certainly hasn’t been idle.
REVIEW: Before we get into the second episode lets have a quick look back at the premiere. The tenor of discussions here at the Stuff office and in the comments our readers left was that TV3 so far has done a decent job with The X Factor
Beyonce with a skin disease, Brangelina the ‘Teen Parents’ edition and Ryan Seacrest and Simon Cowell’s lovechild.
Ellen DeGeneres is excited about joining “American Idol” as a judge, and hopes fans won’t see her as the “evil” person who stole Paula Abdul’s job. The 51-year-old comedian will replace Abdul when the singing competition resumes for a ninth year in January
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres will join the judges’ panel on “American Idol” for the show’s ninth season beginning in 2010, a Fox spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday. “I’m thrilled to be the new judge on American Idol,” DeGeneres said Wednesday.
Simon Cowell breaks his silence about a Paula Abdul-less “American Idol” next season in an exclusive interview with the television show “Extra.” In the interview, set to air Friday night, Cowell said he doesn’t want to “get in the middle” between Abdul and of the “American Idol” executives but told “Extra’s” Terri Seymour, his former girlfriend, that the chemistry between the judges is different now.
Simon Cowell, the acid-tongued producer of "American Idol" and "Britain’s Got Talent," is in talks with billionaire Philip Green about a new business venture, his representative said Thursday.
International donors meeting in Japan have pledged more than $5 billion in aid for Pakistan to bolster the country’s economy and help it fight terror and Islamic radicalism, officials said. “I’m gobsmacked, absolutely gobsmacked,” she told CNN Friday morning. The 47-year-old shocked and inspired the audience, judges and Web watchers after she powered through “I Dreamed a Dream” from the musical “Les Miserables” on the TV show “Britain’s Got Talent.” A clip of Boyle’s performance had more than 15 million views on YouTube by Friday, and the world’s media have beaten a path to her door in Blackburn, West Lothian, Scotland.