The X Factor Premiere: The Return of Simon Cowell, The Audition of Stacy Francis
Simon Cowell is a judge on The X Factor. That's pretty much all you need to know about the Fox singing competition that premiered last night and hopes to out-perfom American Idol.
With this British producer back on TV, we were treated to an event that felt much bigger than any of the early Idol auditions. Aspiring singers belted out their hearts and their souls in front of a packed auditorium right off the bat, as opposed to inside a small room, facing only a few judges.