He followed this by creating a child version of the group, named Angelis.TV Judge: Simon Cowell was signed up as a judge on the first series of Pop Idol, in 2001.However, the English star mentioned in a new interview that, while he admittedly hasn’t even spoken to Cowell since he was axed as a presenter of ‘The X Factor’ back in late 2015, he reckons that there’s no bad blood between them.Continue reading: Olly Murs Admits He Hasn't Spoken To Simon Cowell In Ages After more than two years out, Cheryl has confirmed that her television comeback will be on the BBC’s new talent show ‘The Greatest Dancer’, in what appears to be a sensational snub to ITV.The next year, he was also signed up to judge American Idol.He is renowned for his harsh comments towards contestants and often gets booed by the live audiences on the shows.2004 saw the first series of The X Factor shown on ITV.Osbourne has been replaced in the sixth series by Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud.
Early Career: Simon Cowell utilized his father's influence to work his way up in the music industry, eventually forming E&S Music with Ellis Rich, boss of EMI. Cowell went on to work with Fanfare Records, who released Sinitta's debut single 'So Macho', which sold over half a million copies, as did her album Rondo Veneziano.
Childhood: Simon Cowell was born in Brighton and raised in Elstree, Hertfordshire.
His work in the music industry was kick-started by his father, Eric, who was a music industry executive, as well as an estate agent. After leaving Dover College before sixth form, Cowell had a number of casual jobs but failed to settle in any of them.
The American NBC network showed America's Got Talent, gaining around 12 million viewers.
The British version, with Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan on the panel, debuted in 2007.