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Il Divo’s ‘arranged marriage’
Chris Daughtry has a lot of reasons lately to smile.
The rock singer and the band that carries his name recently finished studio work on their fifth album, the first since "Baptized" in 2013. The group's other four albums combined for sales of more than 8 million copies in the United States and all reached the Billboard Top 10 list.
Daughtry just kicked off a two-month tour last week in Fort Lauderdale that will stop March 20 at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg.
Camila Cabello says One Direction inspired her pop dream
Camila Cabello was inspired to audition on 'The X Factor USA' by One Direction.
The 20-year-old singer tried out on Simon Cowell's Stateside talent show back in 2012 and after impressing with her vocal talents she went on to become part of girl group 'Fifth Harmony' - also comprised of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui - before quitting in 2016 to pursue a solo career.
Sinitta is ready to spill "juicy" secrets about her life in a new autobiography.
The 'So Macho' singer - who dated both 'The X Factor' judge Simon Cowell and Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt during her 80s pop heyday - has revealed she is publishing a tell-all book about her life in the new year.
Sinitta told The Sun Online: "I have an album coming in the new year, really exciting - and a book!
"So look out for that. It's an autobiography. It's really juicy and a long time coming, but it's coming!"
Celebrity publicist Clifford dies during sex crimes sentence
LONDON (AP) — Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, a confidant to the stars who fell from grace amid Britain's investigation of past sexual abuse, died Sunday after collapsing in prison. He was 74.
Once one of the most powerful figures in British entertainment, Clifford was convicted in 2014 of eight counts of indecent assault stemming from attacks on teenagers dating back more than 40 years.
Simon Cowell splashes out on $25 million Malibu pad
Simon Cowell has splashed out $25 million on a new home in Malibu.
The 58-year-old music mogul has spared no expense to snap up the lavish 10,000 square foot, seven bedroom home on the Pacific Coast Highway.
Simon's new pad overlooks the ocean and boasts a swimming pool, a modern interior and a tennis court.
Simon Cowell is "doing so much better" after falling down the stairs last week.
The 58-year-old entertainment mogul was rushed to hospital early on Friday (27.10.17) morning after he took a tumble down the stairs of his London home when heading downstairs to retrieve a glass of milk to help him sleep.
The accident forced the star to miss the first weekend of live shows on UK talent competition 'The X Factor', but almost a week later, fellow judge Sharon Osbourne has said Simon is on the mend.
Simon Cowell reveals low blood pressure caused fall
Simon Cowell has vowed to change his lifestyle after revealing low blood pressure was the reason for his fall.
The 58-year-old music mogul insists he will "take care" of himself more for the sake of his three-year-old son Eric after he took a tumble down the stairs of his London home on Friday (27.10.17), resulting in him being stretchered out of the property in a neck brace.
He said: "Sometimes we get a reminder that we're not invincible and this was certainly mine. It was a huge shock.
Simon Cowell is home from hospital.
The 'X Factor' boss was stretchered out of his London home after fainting and falling down stairs on Friday (27.10.17) morning, but he's reassured fans he is on the mend.
He said: I fainted and fell down the stairs. I've got a bit of concussion.
"I feel better now."
Asked if he had a message for worried fans waiting outside his house, he added: "Thank you."
Simon Cowell wanted to name his son after himself.
The 'X Factor' star - who has three-year-old Eric with girlfriend Lauren Silverman - made a last minute decision to honour his late father, also Eric, with his firstborn but even now he'd still give serious consideration to changing the tot's moniker again.
He said: "Do you know Eric was going to be called Simon? I was going to right until the end then someone said you just can't do it. I was quite happy.
Simon Cowell asks his dead parents for advice if he is struggling to make a "difficult decision".
The music mogul's father Eric passed away in 1999 and his mother Julie died in 2015, but he still likes to have conversations with the pair in his mind when he is looking for inspiration because he "absolutely knows" they will come up with the right answer.
He said: "I still talk to my mum and my dad in my mind now if I am having a difficult decision or I am struggling with something.
Katy Perry: ‘We’re not Simon Cowell’
Farmer reacts to ‘crazy’ ‘America’s Got Talent’ win
The final live performance show of the current America’s Got Talent season took place at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater on Tuesday night, featuring the final 10 acts hoping to win the $1 million prize and a chance to be a headline act in Las Vegas.
Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum were treated to some truly amazing performances, all introduced by host Tyra Banks.
America’s votes will decide who moves on and who goes home. The result will be announced during Wednesday’s live show on NBC.
Reba McEntire rules out possibility of judging on American Idol
Reba McEntire has ruled out all possibilities of judging on 'American Idol'.
The 62-year-old country singer has admitted she won't be taking a seat on the panel of the revived talent competition when it returns to TV screens because she doesn't think she is cut out to be a harsh critic like music mogul Simon Cowell.
Mel B has slammed Simon Cowell for being "so rude".
The 42-year-old singer - who split from husband Stephen Belafonte in March amid accusations he had been abusive and got their nanny pregnant - threw a glass of water over her 'America's Got Talent' co-judge and stormed off the set of the live show on Tuesday (08.22.17) after he made a jibe about her wedding night.
And Mel admitted his poking fun at her touched a nerve at a time when her emotions were already running high.
Mel B dumps water on Simon Cowell on ‘America’s Got Talent’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Simon Cowell has been left all wet by a joke he made at the expense of fellow "America's Got Talent" judge Mel B.
Cowell was giving his appraisal of an act that had a technical mishap during Tuesday's live shows when he said it reminded him of Mel B's wedding night, because it had a lot of anticipation but "not much promise or delivery." The former Spice Girl flashed a shocked smile before dumping a cup of water on Cowell midway through the joke and storming off stage.
Mel B storms off ‘America’s Got Talent’ set
Simon Cowell is "friends" with his son Eric.
The 57-year-old entertainment mogul has said his three-year-old son - whom he has with his partner Lauren Silverman - is "old enough" to be considered as one of Simon's friends, as the pair talk "all the time".
Simon told People magazine: "Eric's old enough now to be my buddy. We talk to each other all the time. We're friends and he's fun to be around."
Simon Cowel flew Louis Tomlinson to LA for scolding
Simon Cowell once flew Louis Tomlinson to Los Angeles to scold him for being drunk on stage.
The music mogul was not impressed when Louis got drunk before taking to the stage with One Direction early in his career and Simon arranged for Louis to travel to LA so that he could have words with him.
Heid Klum and Seal reunite on America’s Got Talent
Heidi Klum and Seal are set to reunite on 'America's Got Talent'.
Simon Cowell says Zayn Malik could make One Direction return
Simon Cowell says Zayn Malik could "100 percent" reunite with One Direction.
The 57-year-old music mogul guided the British boyband to the top of the industry and, even though they are currently on a hiatus, Simon believes that the original line-up could reunite further down the line.
He explained: "You know, it's fun being out there on your own but what I hope is going to happen is that they remember now how much fun it was being in a group."
Simon Cowell wasn't sure he'd be a "great dad".
The 57-year-old music mogul admits he never realised how "incredible" it would be to raise a family until his girlfriend Lauren Silverman gave birth to their son Eric three years ago, and he won't rule out having more kids in the future.
Asked about the prospect of another child, he said: "Look I wouldn't say no, but I had no idea (with Eric) . . . it wasn't planned.
Simon Cowell would rather "drop dead" working than retire.
The 57-year-old star - who has three-year-old son Eric with Lauren Silverman - is keen to work into his 80s or 90s because it upsets him to think he could one day fill his days by playing golf.
He said: "I'd rather drop dead at my job than retire. The idea of just playing golf makes me want to jump off a bridge. I'm going to work in my 80s or 90s if I can."
Simon Cowell is desperate for One Direction to get back together.
The 'X Factor' boss - whose record label Syco managed the boy band for five years - was devastated when he was told the group was planning to take an extended hiatus last year and is now trying to push for them to reunite and become "bigger than ever."
Simon Cowell hasn’t spoken to Cheryl Tweedy for 6 months
Simon Cowell hasn't spoken to Cheryl Tweedy for "six months."
The 57-year-old music mogul has shot down rumors he's asked the former Girls Aloud singer to return to the UK version of 'The X Factor' as a guest judge later this year because they haven't spoken to one another since the beginning of the year.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror newspaper, the show boss said when asked about the speculation: "It's bulls**t'. I haven't spoken to her in six months."
Louis Tomlinson has inked a deal with Epic Records.
The One Direction star has already signed a solo deal with Simon Cowell's Syco and with RCA in the US, but he has now confirmed he has a brand new contract with the record label, which is home to the likes of Fifth Harmony, Drake and Nicole Scherzinger.
The 'Just Hold On' hitmaker retweeted Epic's message confirming the news, which read: "We're thrilled to welcome @Louis_Tomlinson to the Epic family! (sic)"
Simon Cowell crashed a golf buggy into a gift shop at Thorpe Park as he went in search of an ice-cream sandwich.
The 57-year-old music mogul assumed control of the vehicle during a 15-minute break from filming auditions of 'The X Factor', as he decided to take his fellow judges Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne for an spin in the buggy.
A source said: "Simon was in a wild mood and decided to go off in search of ice-cream sandwiches for him and the judges.
Fifth Harmony are fully focused on maintaining their friendship following the departure of Camila Cabello.
The 'Work From Home' group - who shot to fame on US TV show 'The X Factor' in 2012 - were reduced to a four-piece when their bandmate quit in December, but are stronger than ever as they move forward with new single 'Down'.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snoop Dogg, Shonda Rhimes, "Weird Al" Yankovic and late entertainers Bernie Mac and Steve Irwin will be receiving stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fame next year.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce revealed the 2018 honorees Thursday.
Other recipients include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Taraji P. Henson, RuPaul, Simon Cowell, Jennifer Lawrence, Zoe Saldana and Lynda Carter.
Ora cried recording Grenfell charity single
James Arthur "never thought" he'd make a comeback.
The 28-year-old singer saw his pop career flounder in 2013 after he became embroiled in a number of public feuds over apparently homophobic lyrics, and he suffered a further blow when he was dropped from Simon Cowell's label Syco the following year, but he's enjoyed a career resurgence since the release of his album 'Back From the Edge' in November 2016, with the record featuring songs he wrote to help him out of a "slump".
One Direction to reunite for Grenfell Tower charity single
One Direction could reunite for the Grenfell Tower charity single.
The boy band are currently on an extended hiatus while they work on their solo careers, but it looks like a reunion could be happening sooner than expected as Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson have already agreed to appear on the track, while Niall Horan and Harry Styles are desperately trying to clear their schedules for the gig.
Louis Tomlinson has signed a solo record deal with Syco.
The One Direction star has confirmed he is sticking with the band's original label and boss Simon Cowell as he prepares to release his debut solo album.
The 'Just Hold On' hitmaker has also signed up to Sony's RCA label in the United States.
He said: "I'm very happy to have signed. I'm excited to be continuing my relationship with Syco, and also working with the brilliant team at RCA in the US.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A deaf singer is moving on to the semifinals of "America's Got Talent" after delivering a performance judge Simon Cowell calls "one of the most amazing things" he's ever seen or heard.
Mandy Harvey told the judges on the NBC reality competition that she suffers from a connective tissue disorder and she lost her hearing when she was 18. Now 29, the St. Cloud, Florida, resident says she taught herself to sing again using muscle memory and visual tuners.
Snoop Dogg thinks One Direction should get back together "while they are still young".
The chart-topping boyband - which features Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles - are currently in the midst of a hiatus while they pursue their own personal ambitions, but Snoop has advised the group to reunite before their appeal wanes.
The rap star explained: "I do think the One Direction guys will get back together.
Cheryl Tweedy went "bright red" when she heard Liam Payne fancied her.
After Liam confessed to their mutual boss Simon Cowell that he thought Cheryl, 33, was beautiful, the former Girls Aloud singer was embarrassed when Simon told her the news in front of Liam's One Direction bandmate Niall Horan.
Liam Payne only met Cheryl’s father after pregnancy
Liam Payne only met Cheryl Tweedy's father after he got his girlfriend pregnant.
The 'Strip That Down' hitmaker - who has two-month-old son Bear with the former Girls Aloud star - admits he had to hide his collection of "life sized model dinosaurs" before he welcomed Cheryl's father Gary into his home.
Tyra Banks debuts as host of ‘America’s Got Talent’
"America's Got Talent" returns for its 12th season with all new acts and a new host — supermodel, entrepreneur, CEO and Emmy Award winner Tyra Banks. The new season premiere airs at 8 p.m. Tuesday on NBC.
Simon Cowell is "not interested" in returning to 'American Idol'.
Broadcaster ABC confirmed the revival of the talent show earlier this week, but the 57-year-old music mogul has revealed he turned down an offer to rejoin the panel because he doesn't think the show is as good as it was when it was him, Ryan Seacrest and Randy Jackson on it in 2002.
He said: "I was asked to do it, and the answer is no. I have no interest."
'American Idol' is set to be rebooted at ABC.
The popstar search show - which aired on Fox in the US for 15 seasons before ending last year - was originally touted to return to screens on NBC but production company Freemantle Media is close to signing a deal with ABC, Variety reports.
Simon Cowell will not be able to return to the show if the deal goes ahead, as he has an exclusivity deal with NBC, which makes his 'America's Got Talent' series.
Snoop Dogg’s dream party involves David Beckham and Simon Cowell
Snoop Dogg wants to spend a weekend partying with David Beckham and Simon Cowell.
The 'Drop It Like It's Hot' hitmaker has said he wants to take the retired soccer star and the music mogul to the city of Las Vegas, despite David's wife Victoria seeming less than impressed with the idea when he first mentioned it when the pair met 10 years ago.
Harry Styles is "a bit worried" about toilet breaks now he's a solo artist.
The 'Sign of the Times' singer used to be able to step off stage to relieve himself mid-show when he was touring with One Direction, but now he's going it alone, all eyes will be on him and he won't be able to discretely disappear for a few minutes.
Simon Cowell uses vitamin drips and regular facials and massages to stay youthful.
The 57-year-old music mogul - who has son Eric, three, with partner Lauren Silverman - has reportedly embraced vitamins and beauty treatments to keep him looking and feeling good, while filming long hours on his reality TV shows, including the upcoming latest series of 'Britain's Got Talent'.
A source told The Sun: "During the series he'll receive regular drips of vitamin B12, C and magnesium to remain on top form.
Simon Cowell's son Eric shares his "charm with the ladies".
The 57-year-old music mogul has claimed his three-year-old son already has an eye for the girls and has joked that he's currently got five different love interests in his life.
Simon said: "I think he has my charm with the ladies. I asked him the other day how many girlfriends he's got and I think he's got five currently, so he's doing OK."
Simon Cowell says his son Eric has ‘an ear for talent’
Simon Cowell believes his son Eric has already developed an "ear" for talent.
The 57-year-old music mogul - who serves as a judge on 'The X Factor' and 'Britain's Got Talent' - has revealed his three-year-old son Eric has already learned how to spot star potential and Simon has backed him to follow him into the entertainment industry.
Mel B credits Simon Cowell for helping her leave marriage
Mel B credits Simon Cowell for helping her leave Stephen Belafonte.
The former Spice Girls signer filed for divorce from the TV producer last month and obtained a restraining order after accusing him of abusing her, getting their nanny pregnant and forcing her to take part in threesomes.
Simon Cowell has praised Mel B for how she is handling her messy split from Stephen Belafonte.
The 41-year-old star recently filed for divorce from her husband of almost 10 years, amid allegations he assaulted her, got their nanny pregnant and forced Mel to have threesomes, and her 'America's Got Talent' boss Simon Cowell is impressed that Mel can focus on work throughout her personal turmoil.