The music supremo insisted he was not trying to be "down with the kids" but had just "got lazy on holiday and decided to keep it".Read the full story ›
Simon Cowell's comments come after revealing X Factor fans will be able to vote on which category judges will mentor for the first time.Read the full story ›
Cheryl is a 'Chez-Bot', Grimmy gets microchipped, Rita gets distracted and Simon gets his shows mixed up. And who's that chap at the end?Read the full story ›
The 'Voiceover Man' behind the iconic booming announcements on the X Factor has announced he is leaving the show after 11 years.Read the full story ›
An X Factor wedding looks set to happen after Chloe-Jasmine Whichello and Stevi Ritchie found love on the show and got engaged.Read the full story ›
X Factor auditions will begin this week after the show was halted following the death of Simon Cowell's mother.
The music mogul will attend auditions on Wednesday and Thursday, a statement from Syco said. The first try-outs had been due to begin in Manchester today.
Announcing the death of 89-year-old Julie Cowell last night, his family said they were "heartbroken".
A family spokesman added: "We would like to thank the media for kindly respecting Julie's privacy throughout and we politely request continued privacy for the entire family at this particularly difficult time."
Auditions for X Factor have been cancelled following the death Simon Cowell's mother.Read the full story ›
The former Saturdays singer and KISS FM DJ will replace Sarah-Jane Crawford in hosting this year's Xtra Factor on ITV2.Read the full story ›
Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora will join Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell on the X Factor judging panel.Read the full story ›
Louis Walsh has branded Cheryl Fernandez-Versini "lazy" and "irrelevant" in an attack on his X Factor colleague.Read the full story ›