Tag: "Simon Cowell"

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 42: A Rage for Christmas (beating the status quo)

January 29, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about the 2009 battle for UK Christmas no. 1.

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Artists Come Together to Cover “Bridge Over Troubled Water” for London’s Grenfell Tower Fire

June 23, 2017 | By Alex Bear

The music industry has come together for a charity single to support those affected by London’s Grenfell Tower fire, with over 50 artists covering “Bridge Over Troubled Water”.

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Can ‘American Idol’ be saved?

May 22, 2010 | By max

“American Idol” ratings are at their lowest since 2004, and Simon Cowell is moving on. As the season-nine finale approaches, a central question on many minds remains about the behemoth talent show: Can it stay dominant and turn its winners into stars again?

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Howard Stern considering replacing Simon Cowell

February 8, 2010 | By Alexa Gallo

‘There’s not a better job on the planet than judging a karaoke contest,’ Stern says on his Sirius radio show.

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‘Idol’ to continue on with or without Cowell

December 27, 2009 | By idobi

The Fox network is reportedly close to a deal that would keep “American Idol” on television on the air for three more seasons despite the recent announcement from Simon Cowell’s brother Tony that the notoriously prickly British judge will leave the talent show at the end of his contract in 2010.