Simon Cowell is now a £460million talent scout: The X-Factor judge is hired by Universal Music Group

Simon Cowell is now a £460million talent scout: Britain’s Got Talent judge is hired by Universal Music Group

Simon Cowell has amassed a fortune of £460 million as a talent scout: Universal hires Britain’s Got Talent judge to identify new music acts as he returns to his roots.

Lucian Grainge, the chief executive of Universal Music Group, who represents Rihanna, Sam Smith, and Take That, has hired Britain’s Got Talent judge, who closed down his own company Syco Entertainment earlier this year.

After getting a job as a talent scout for Universal Music Group, Simon Cowell is returning to his roots.

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 “You can’t wait until life isn’t hard anymore before you decide to be happy.” – Nightbirde

Simon Cowell responds to the ‘heart breaking’ passing of America’s Got Talent contestant Nightbirde after cancer battle

‘Heart breaking news to hear about @_nightbirde, she was an extraordinary person, so brave, so talented,’ Cowell began. ‘She made a huge impact on AGT and the world. Her determination to fight this terrible illness was remarkable,’ he added. ‘Rest in peace, Jane. I am sending my love to her family. Simon,’ the AGT judge concluded.

The move pits the 62-year-old, who is worth an estimated £460 million, against his former company Sony, where he made a name for himself as an artists and repertoire (A&R) executive, signing huge performers like Westlife.

He discovered One Direction, Leona Lewis, and Little Mix as the creator of The X Factor, a tremendously successful ITV talent show. On Britain’s Got Talent, he also championed Susan Boyle.

‘Anyone who wrote Simon off when he shuttered Syco was really foolish – he is coming back,’ a source told The Mail on Sunday. This is a significant turn of events for him.
‘Any record label would be fortunate to have his industry expertise, insight, and relationships, yet his old pal Lucian has gotten in first.’

Mr. Grainge, who has managed Universal since 2005, admitted four years ago that he had tried to hire Cowell before.

‘I attempted numerous times to bring Simon over to UMG, and each time he left me waiting at the altar,’ he said during an awards ceremony.

‘He’s a terrific record producer with phenomenal crossover instincts.’

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Nightbirde inspirational quote T-Shirt

 “You can’t wait until life isn’t hard anymore before you decide to be happy.” – Nightbirde

Syco was closed down and its employees were fired off in January by Cowell, who just announced his engagement to long-term lover Lauren Silverman. He’d already shut down his empire’s music division.

After hurting his back in an e-bike accident in Los Angeles in August 2020, he wanted to spend more time with Ms. Silverman and their son Eric, eight, according to sources.

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About ‘America’s Got Talent’s Nightbirde.

This girl is a warrior, as we all know. She had cancer in her spine, lungs, and liver at the time of her audition, with a 2% chance of survival. “I have a two percent chance of survival but two percent is not zero percent” Nightbirde said. However, one standout performer is heading directly to the live performances.

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