After news broke that Britney Spears would not return to "The X Factor" for her second season, the pop princess leveraged her star power to have three Las Vegas hotels engulf in a bidding war to have her headline her own show at their property.
Britney Spears has officially quit "The X Factor USA" after just one season. According to reports it was because she learned that she would not have been asked to return for Season 3. "Spears was not going to be asked back and so she will not return for season three," a source told The Hollywood Reporter.
The British boy band performed for the second time this season, they sang their latest single "Kiss You." All five members-Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan- drove fans wild as they peformed in front of an extra-large pair of big, red lips as a stage prop.
The fierce competition between the Top 3 acts-Rose Sonenclar, Tate Stevens and Fifth Harmony- was described by the show's co-host Khloe Kardashian as "a schoolgirl against a family man against five girls who has never given up."
Music executive L.A. Reid announced he would not be returning to "The X Factor" for Season 3 next year. Now the show's creatoe Simon Cowell has his eye on a mega-star to replace him. According to a report, Cowell is eyeing pop singer Rihanna to join the program either in the U.S. or in Britain to help increase the show's sagging viewership.
A frontrunner for "The X Factor" was shocklingly eliminated from the Top 4 acts on Thursday, Dec. 13. One of Simon Cowell's groups was sent home, despite becoming a favorite among the judges, in a decision soley based on audience votes.
Lovato tricked her followers on Twitter by pretending to be a hacker who accessed her social media account account. She sent a tweet asking her almost 11 million followers if they wanted to see a nude photo of the "X Factor" judge online.
"The X Factor" Top 10 Show that aired on Wednesday, Nov. 21 featured the acts singing dedication songs to those who have impacted their lives most in the spirit of Thanksgiving. The highlights of the night came from the seasons two youngest singers, Diamond White and Carly Rose Sonenclar, both 13.Kim Kardashian and boyfriend Kanye West, her stepfather Bruce Jenner, and sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner were in the audience to support Khloe Kardashian Odom and her hosting duties.