Beckham on Idol

Beckham on Idol

Victoria Beckham serves as a guest judge on season nine of American Idol. We're not sure what she knows about singing.
Rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Demi Lovato with Simon Cowell

Demi Lovato with Simon Cowell

Demi Lovato poses here with Simon Cowell. The former will not return for The X Factor Season 4.
Rating: 4.0 / 5.0
AI Crew

AI Crew

These are the five that make American Idol run so smoothly. But one of them is leaving after season nine.
Rating: 3.9 / 5.0
New American Idol Judges

New American Idol Judges

Here's your new panel of judges on American Idol: Kara DioGuardi poses with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.
Rating: 3.8 / 5.0
The Judging Panel

The Judging Panel

During the first night of American Idol's Hollywood auditions, Ellen DeGeneres made a great impression on viewers. She's funny and she's fresh.
Rating: 3.8 / 5.0
Simon Photograph

Simon Photograph

This is the usual Simon Cowell look. He pulls off a t-shirt as well as anyone in Hollywood.
Rating: 3.5 / 5.0
Alex and Sierra Wins!

Alex and Sierra Wins!

Alex & Sierra are the X Factor champions. They react to the big news here.
Rating: 3.5 / 5.0
Simon Cowell in GQ

Simon Cowell in GQ

Simon Cowell is featured in the September 2011 issue of GQ. Inside, he talks about growing bored of American Idol.
Rating: 3.0 / 5.0
Simon

Simon

Simon Cowell makes American Idol for us. If he left, millions of viewers might follow him out the door.
Rating: 2.5 / 5.0
Simon C.

Simon C.

No way Simon Cowell would give the thumbs up to a record deal with Robert Pattinson, would he? That's the rumor.
Rating: 2.5 / 5.0
Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell

Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell

Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell are having a baby! Who saw that coming?
Rating: 2.0 / 5.0
Cowell Scowls

Cowell Scowls

Simon Cowell does not mince words. It's why we love him.
Rating: 2.0 / 5.0

Simon Cowell Biography

New American Idol Judges
Simon Cowell is our favorite American Idol judge. He's sometimes mean, but always honest and entertaining. He also knows how to put Paula... More »
Born
Birthplace
Simon Phillip Cowell
Full Name
Brighton, East Sussex, England

Simon Cowell Quotes

It was a little bit like Chihuahua trying to be a tiger.

Simon Cowell [following David Archuleta's attempt to sing a Chris Brown song]

I’d pack your suitcase.

Simon Cowell [to Jason Castro, after the former sung "I Shot the Sheriff"]