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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Britney Spears,Demi Lovato Join Judging panel of ' X Factor'

L.A Reid, Demi Lovato, Simon cowell, britney spears       Britney Spears and Demi Lovato are joining the judging panel on "The X Factor" this fall, part of Fox's effort to boost its underperforming music competition shows.       The network's executives, in presenting next season's schedule to advertisers on Monday, also promised changes for "American Idol.          "I'm so excited about the whole experience ," Spears said. " It's going to be so much fun and different from anything I've ever done. I'm ready to find the true star" .      They replace judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, who were dispatched along with host Steve Jones after last fall's debut season of the competition didn't meet the creator's inflated expectations.

Simon Cowell Robbed During One-Night Stand

      TV mogul simon cowell was robbed by a one night stand girl . The Uksun reports t he X Factor boss met the girl in a nightclub and smuggled her back to his hotel.     Next day he woke to find her gone ,taking his wallet and a laptop full of show secrets. Cowell’s team called in cops, who used security camera footage to trace the thieving girl.     She agreed to return the computer but kept the cash from his wallet. The robbery happened last october after Cowell had downed too many vodka mixes in Hollywood at a time of crisis in his career over the X Factor in the UK and US.

Simon Cowell To Axe ' X-Factor' Due to Low Ratings

    TV mogul and X-factor creator, Simon Cowell has warned he will axe the popular singing competition  if it flops this year.He fears the talent contest could have run its course after 10 years on the box.  Uk daily star quotes him saying: “In a year’s time we might say: ‘Right, that’s the end of The X Factor. Let’s start something new.’”    “I’d rather fall off the cliff on numbers than deteriorate slowly.“We have something in development which could replace The X Factor. ”   " Most things in music, fashion or TV tend to be across a 10-year period. The great test of success is if you can transcend a decade. I believe we can do it again if we're prepared to be brave. "He concluded.    He is still fuming that last year’s was not the big smash that he had wanted.  Cowell has backed the current judging line-up of Gary Barlow, Kelly Rowland, Louis Walsh and Tulisa Contostavlos to return for a second year .

Beyonce Wasn't offered $100Million/Year for X Factor : Simon Cowell

     US X factor Creator simon cowell has debunked the rumour that he Offered Beyonce $100Million/year to be a judge on the show. It was reported last week by that beyonce has been offered $100Million/year for five years to be on the show . Simon told Extra,    No, I have no idea where this rumor came from, “I read it online that I had offered her $100 million/year. It’s complete nonsense. The budget of the show is $100 million. No one’s gonna pay $100 million/year for someone.” “It would never ever, ever happen,“It’s absolute nonsense and I genuinely haven’t had a conversation with her about it.    Just few days ago Label executive , L.A Reid signed for the second season of the show which will start in september.

Simon Cowell Signs L.A Reid For X Factor Season 2

L.A Reid and simon cowell     Former lsland Def Jam Music group CEO and Epic Records chairman, Antonio L.A Reid  will remain a judge on the X factor.Reid has signed for Season 2 of the popular US singing competion .       The judge  signed his option contract on Friday, four days after it was revealed that creator  Simon Cowell  had dismissed host   Steve Jones  and judges  Paula Abdul  and  Nicole Scherzinger  from season 2 duty.      Mariah Carey and Beyonce are being considered to replace both Nicole and Paula. Few days ago , it was reported that Simon offered Beyonce $100 Million per season to be a judge .    The season 2 is expected to start in september

Simon Cowell Offers Beyonce $500Million to become a X Factor Judge?

    US X factor boss Simon cowell has reportedly offered Pop superstar beyonce a sum of $500 Million to be a judge on the show for five seasons. claims to have spoken to a very reliable insider, citing it as the same person who revealed Jennifer Lopez was joining American Idol last year. "He wants Beyonce because that would immediately give him the bounce needed to beat 'American Idol'. "He wants a big name female star on the panel. Mariah [Carey] is good, but she's not that hot today  Simon is willing to PAY to land Beyonce.  he's offered Beyonce $500M, or $100M per year for 5 seasons."the site reports    The website reports another source close to Beyonce remained 'tight-lipped' but said to expect a 'major' career announcement from the star in the next month or so.    Few days ago,last season Judges Nicole scherzinger and paula abdul were axed from the show because of low ratings. 

Judges 'Nicole Scherzinger,Paula Abdul' and Host 'Steve Jones' Axed From US X Factor

Steve jones and Nicole scherzinger      Judges Nicole Scherzinger , paul abdul  and host Steve jones are out f the US singing competition ,X Factor .  Fox said yesterday that the judges and host will not return for the show's second season.        Jones, a British TV personality, called his departure "a shame" on Twitter   " I wont be hosting next seasons XFactor which is a shame but I cant complain as I've had a great time. Good luck to everyone on the show "he tweeted        Jones was originally slated to host "X Factor" alongside Scherzinger, who replaced British pop star Cheryl Cole as a judge when executive producer Simon Cowell and other producers had second thoughts about Cole joining the series.     Show boss Simon Cowell is said to be keen to "take the show in a different direction", and has only guaranteed record producer L.A. Reid a place on the panel next year.   The second season of "X Factor" is set to debut la

Simon Cowell launches Competition to find the world's best DJs.

  TV personality and music producer Simon Cowell is launching a new talent competition to find the world's best DJs.     Already known to television audiences in Britain and the United States as the acerbic judge on hit talent shows like "American Idol", "The X Factor" and "Britain's Got Talent", the 52-year-old is looking to expand his empire.   "DJ's are the new rock stars, it feels like the right time to make this show," he said in a statement.      The new format will be co-produced by SYCO, Cowell's joint venture with Sony Music, and Overbrook Entertainment, a U.S. entertainment company founded by Hollywood star Will Smith.         Sony Pictures Television will also be a partner in the venture, which has been in development for more than a year. Smith's wife Jada Pinkett Smith has been involved for Overbrook. The three parties said they would announce their broadcast partners in Britain and the United States soon. Re

Melanie Amaro wins first U.S. season of "X Factor

   An emotional Melanie Amaro won the TV singing contest "The X Factor" yesterday earning a $5 million recording contract and closing the first U.S. season of the heavily hyped Fox show.    Josh Krajcik finished second after a public vote and Chris Rene came in third after a Christmas-themed, two-hour finale that also saw performances by Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder, Leona Lewis and 50 Cent.     Amaro, 19, a ballad singer whose voice has drawn comparisons to Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey, had been tipped by the four judges to win after delivering a powerful rendition of Beyonce's hit "Listen" in Wednesday's live show. More than 100,000 people auditioned for a chance to compete in "The X Factor," which judge and entrepreneur Simon Cowell brought to American television after making it the most-watched show in his native Britain.   The X Factor" will return for a second U.S. season in the fall of 2012

Girl band Little Mix becomes the first group to win Britain's "X Factor"

     Girl band Little Mix became the first group to win Britain's "X Factor" television talent show on Sunday, beating hairdresser Marcus Collins in the final.      The quartet, aged between 18 and 20, screamed with delight following the announcement of the outcome of a public vote, and performed a cover of Damien Rice's "Cannonball," which will be their debut single.        Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock will enjoy a media frenzy over the coming days, and are guaranteed a recording contract.Sunday's show, which featured a live performance by Coldplay before a crowd of around 10,000 at London's Wembley Arena, brought to an end a series that has seen viewer ratings consistently lower than in 2010.

Simon cowell says Lady gaga and Beyonce are the most Boring singers in the world

    Simon Cowell  has slammed  Lady GaGa  stating that without seeing her, she is "the most boring singer in the world."    The X Factor USA  judge, who has  previously admitted that he would have rejected Lady G  if she auditioned for one of his talent shows, claims that along with superstars  Beyoncé  and  Katy Perry , GaGa is boring! Speaking to  The Mirror , the music mogul explained: "If you only ever heard Lady GaGa, she’s the most boring singer in the world." He continued: "You’ve got to see her – you need TV. Same with Beyoncé. Or Katy Perry. We’re all about image. You have to have that X Factor.” While one of the most powerful men in pop may have taken a swipe at GaGa, the   Born This Way  singer was far too busy meeting the most powerful man in the world,President Obama Do you Agree with him ?Share your thoughts below!!!!

Tyler Perry ,Steven Spielberg, Simon cowell Lead Highest-Paid Men In Entertainment

     Hollywood actor/director/producer Tyler perry is number one on the list of Highest-Paid men in Entertainment with $130 million compiled by Forbes .

Simon cowell, sting ,Elton john on British music Millionaires list

S imon cowell, the former American idol  is at number six on the British music rich list with 200 million pounds ,while Elton john and sting are at the seventh  and nineth spot with 195 million pounds and 180 million pounds respectively . see the full list below

Simon Cowell Confirms cheryl cole, paula Abdul as X-Factor Judges

S imon   Cowell   has confirmed that   Paula   Abdul   and   Cheryl Cole   will join him as judges on   The X-Factor

Simon cowell to leave British X Factor

S imon Cowell   will leave the U.K. version of   The X Factor  to concentrate on the launch of the American version of the show.