Zach de la Rocha and Tom Morello

McElderry vs Rage Against the Machine: thank Cowell

Thu 17 Dec, AT 13:48

Simon Cowell says X-Factor has done us all a favour - as an ungrateful public backs Rage Against the Machine for Christmas number one

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell plans X-Factor for politicians

Tue 15 Dec, AT 14:12

But does the pop mogul really grasp the finer points of British politics?

Sting; X Factor

Sting slams X Factor as ‘preposterous karaoke’

Thu 12 Nov, AT 10:10

The Police frontman claims the popular ITV show has put British music back decades

Scenes from the original and remade Fame films

‘Fame’ remake shows some films don’t live forever

Fri 25 Sep, AT 15:26

With X-Factor and its imitators saturating the TV schedules, is there any point to Kevin Tancharoen’s remake of Fame?