Objectively Correct Lists
Remember When 'The X Factor' Was Good?
And by 'good' we mean very, very bad. We revisited some old performances as proof that you probably once enjoyed it.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
A Singing Dog Proves Simon Cowell Does Have a Heart
'America's Got Talent' never exactly said dogs couldn't participate.
Boy Bands Are Back, Baby!
If Rak-Su and PRETTYMUCH mean Gen Z are about to get their dose of dance routines and heavily merchandised pop, then let the fun begin.
VICE UK Is 15
'Pop Idol' Fucked the Music Industry Up Forever in 2002
Sure, it was just a reality TV show, but Simon Cowell's fingerprints are now smudged all over the pop world as a result.
The X Factor
We Need to Talk About Simon Cowell’s Jeans
They are so appalling, they are a crime. But he can pull them off.
Being Louis Tomlinson
We spoke to the former One Direction member about how he went from working class Northern lad to pop star worth £40 million.
Hear Stormzy, Jorja Smith and More on a Grenfell Tower Charity Single
Every UK musician imaginable joined up for a cover of "Bridge Over Troubled Water," with proceeds going to survivors of the horrifying blaze.
Noisey UK Staff
'The X Factor' Needs to Stop
The TV talent show is being potentially revamped with a new format – but its reign ended years ago.
Watching the X Factor is the Modern Equivalent of Cheering At Gladiators
In the ancient colosseum of the ITV1 Live Studios, Simon Cowell is Holy Emperor.
Simon Cowell's 'Ultimate DJ' is No More — A Nation Weeps
Search engine company Yahoo have pulled the plug on EDM's answer to the X Factor.
Thinkpieces And Shit
The Strange and Spiralling Death Of Talent Show TV
View the death of American Idol through the prism of the wider pop culture landscape, and you'll see that televised talent shows are absolutely fucked.
These are the Challenges We Absolutely Must See on Simon Cowell's 'Ultimate DJ' Show
Find out what it takes to become the best DJ in the world.