The talent shows are here to stay for the next three years...
Judges and viewers vote as the performer begins to sing and images of voters taken from their Facebook pages appear live on giant LED screen facing the performer
It’s the nightmare haunting every talent scout since Decca rejected the Beatles in 1962 because “guitar groups are on the way out” – letting a global mega-hit slip through your fingers.
Standard-issue sob stories just don't cut the mustard anymore
JLS star Marvin Humes is poised to sign up as a new presenter on BBC1's The Voice to replace Reggie Yates.
TV pick of the week: Orphan Black
One Direction have revealed the name of their new album in a teaser video published on YouTube.
Chart star Will.i.am has praised talent show rival Simon Cowell for giving a generation of new stars a platform for their skills.
When Peter Fincham, ITV’s director of television, unveiled the 10th series of The X Factor in a Mayfair hotel, he felt confident enough to take a swipe at the strike rate of its BBC1 rival, The Voice. “No other singing talent show on UK television has launched so many stars – or any stars,” he crowed.
Former Coronation Street villain Bill Ward is joining the cast of rival ITV soap Emmerdale.
X Factor judge Louis Walsh has admitted that the show "needs to change" and become "more honest".
The X Factor will go up against BBC1's National Lottery show and Casualty when it returns to screens next week.
X Factor judge Louis Walsh has revealed he will leave the show after this year’s series.
The Government has stepped in to stop US singer Kelly Clarkson taking a gold and turquoise ring once owned by Jane Austen out of the country.
Richard & Adam thought their dreams of becoming recording artists were over when a member of the orchestra stormed the stage during their performance in Britain’s Got Talent’s live final and pelted judge Simon Cowell with a carton of eggs.
The Irish singer said he has recording commitments with his band The Script