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A sharp-tongued British personality whose cutting but often hilariously honest comments have dashed the dreams of countless aspiring singers, Cowell was a successful music producer before being tapped in 2001 to be a judge for Pop Idol, the British reality… (more)

Birth Name: Simon Phillip Cowell

Birth Place: Brighton, England

Birthday: October 7, 1959, Libra

Profession: TV personality, Music producer

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Nick Cannon Has a Thing for This 90-Year-Old Burlesque Dancer on America's Got Talent

Promos for Tuesday night's America's Got Talent - the last audition round before live episodes start next week - teased that someone really special was going to perform, someone who hard-to-impress judge Simon Cowell would describe as the most talen… Read more

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Simon Cowell Throws Major Shade at "American Idol"
00:38 — Former "American Idol" judge Simon, who was on the show for 8 years, has some harsh words for the singing competition series.
Ryan Seacrest Recounts His ‘Idol’ Audition: ‘They Wanted Me to Judge’
01:13 — Ryan Seacrest tells TODAY’s Natalie Morales how “American Idol” producers originally wanted him to become a judge alongside Simon Cowell, but that he (more…)
Grace Vanderwaal
04:54 — This 12-year-old uber-talented singer-songwriter stuns the judges with her performance and has Simon calling her "the next Taylor Swift."
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04:19 — This middle-aged daredevil hand-balancer leaves the crowd and judges aghast.

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Tue Aug 23 8:00pm
America's Got TalentLive Show 3Live(Season 11, Episode 16) NBC

Twelve acts compete at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Tue Aug 23 10:30pm
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In the 21st-season finale, Moe may be destined to join the panel of "American Idol" judges after he discovers a heretofore unknown skill as an arbiter. Meanwhile, Homer's loitering around the house wears on Marge. Simon Cowell, Ellen DeGeneres, Kara DioGua (more…)

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Wed Aug 24 8:00pm
America's Got TalentCutdownNew NBC

A recap of previous performances and a look ahead to a forthcoming results show.

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Calysta Bevier, <em>America's Got Talent</em>
Teenage Cancer Survivor Gets Simon Cowell's Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent

The prickly judge thinks singer Calysta Bevier is "really special"

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America's Got Talent Pizza Delivery Guy Perfectly Channels Frank Sinatra

Sal Valentinetti stole the show…and a kiss from Heidi Klum

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This America's Got Talent Audition Is the Freakiest Thing You'll See This Summer

Heidi Klum is all of us while watching this horrifying sword-swallowing routine

Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Ryan Seacrest, <em>American Idol</em>
Is This Really the Final Season of American Idol?

The stars talk saying goodbye…and a possible reboot

L-R: American Idol Judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr.
Every Former American Idol Judge Will Return for Its Final Season

How's that gonna work?

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Watch This Adorable 3-Year-Old DJ Win South Africa's Got Talent

He's got mad skills

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  • Birth Name: Simon Phillip Cowell
  • Birth Place: Brighton, England
  • Birthday: October 7, 1959, Libra
  • Profession: TV personality, Music producer

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