According to a new report, Simon Cowell will remain in Britain’s Got Talent until 2025 as the show’s contract is extended.
After ITV extended the program’s current contract for another 12 months, the 62-year-old music tycoon will be the judge for four more series on television, The Mirror claims.
This came after it was announced on Friday that Simon would release “almost all of his staff” at Syco and significantly reduce the multi-million pound entertainment empire after nearly 20 years.
To stay here: According to a new report, Simon Cowell will stay at Britain’s Got Talent until 2025 as the show’s contract is extended.
A source told the publication about BGT: “He doesn’t feel like he’s slowing down and he’s also working on a lot of American projects.”
Simon and an ITV spokesman contacted MailOnline for comment.
The show was canceled last year due to a pandemic, but hearings for the new BGT series will begin this weekend at London’s Palladium.
According to the newspaper, Simon flew to London yesterday before filming began.
Part of the furniture: After the ITV talent show extended its current contract for another 12 months, the 62-year-old music mogul will be the judge on four more series on television, The Mirror claims.
That comes a day after it was revealed that Simon was cutting Syco.
The star, who has repeatedly discussed her opposition to marriage, was shocked when it was revealed earlier this week that she had asked her 44-year-old girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, a question, and she is now said to be focusing on the family.
Insiders say Simon began cutting back on the company: “Simon reached a point in his life where he didn’t want the stress of running a global empire and therefore made the difficult decision to end Syco.”
A production source told MailOnline: “Everyone who has worked with him is very grateful for these opportunities and experiences and they understand what direction he wants to take. Those who are leaving will be released soon.”
Big decisions: Simon arrives a day after it became known that Syco is cutting back
Simon, who shares his seven-year-old son Eric with his wife Lauren, has in the past talked about his “unhealthy addiction to work” and how he should slow down after breaking his back in a bike crash in 2017 and falling down a flight of stairs. was. .
Syco Entertainment is a media and entertainment company based in London and Los Angeles and founded and owned by Simon. The company, which previously focused on music, is now focusing on TV production.
The company owns The X Factor and Got Talent franchises, while the music department oversees a number of talent-based shows.
Shirin: The star, who has discussed her opposition to marriage several times, was shocked when it was revealed earlier this week that she had asked her 44-year-old girlfriend Lauren Silverman a question, and she is now said to be focusing on the family.
Simon is said to be ready to fulfill his responsibilities as he prepares for family life after nearly two decades in management at Syco Entertainment.
The source told The Sun: “Simon has reached a point in his life where he doesn’t want the stress of running a global empire and therefore made the difficult decision to destroy Syco. Obviously, everyone involved, including Simon, is very upset. .
“It’s really the end of an era,” he said. Simon made this decision with a heavy heart, but after much thought, he was forced to do his best for himself and his family …
“Running his business internationally, especially since the pandemic and the bike crash – tired and understandable, Simon now wants to focus on other things, especially his family.”
Before starting filming the new series of Britain’s Got Talent this Sunday, the insider explained that he wanted to focus on what he loved.
The source continued: “Simon’s decision gives him more time to focus on what he likes. In addition to spending time with his family …
“He loves BGT and his American colleague America’s Got Talent and he wants to appear in them for years and be in front of the camera.”
Syco’s biggest names
One of the company’s biggest names is One Direction, which signed the record company in 2010 after taking third place in the X-Factor rankings.
The group includes Zane Malik, Harry Steeles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan – who have had successful solo careers since their separation in 2016.
Little Mix was the first group to win an X-Factor Award in 2011 and has since emerged as one of the show’s most successful actors.
The group is one of the largest girl groups of all time, named the largest girl group of 2010 and described as “the largest girl group in the world”.
Group members include Perry Edwards, Leigh Ann Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall – Jesse Nelson will leave in 2020.
Camila Cabello is a Cuban-born American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame in 2012 as a member of the Fifth Harmony girls group, formed at The X Factor.
She has has garnered billions of streams on music platforms and her Havana song has become the best-selling digital single of 2018.
Another star was Leona Lewis, who won her third X-Factor series in 2006.
The lead single from Bleeding Love’s debut album, 2007, topped the charts for seven weeks.
Leona became the first British solo artist to enter the top five with eight singles since her release as a Christmas single with One More Sleep.
Fifth Harmony finished third in the American version of X-Factor in 2012 and later signed a record-breaking contract with Syco.
Members include Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui and Normani Kordei.
Camilla Cabello was also in the group before deciding to go solo.
Westlife consists of the following Shane Filan, Marcus Fehili, Kian Egan, Nikki Birn and formerly Brian McFadden.
In Ireland, they have 11 first albums, a total of 13 best two albums, 16 first singles and 34 best fifty singles.
Alexandra Burke won the fifth series of X-Factor in 2008,
Burke released the winner’s single “Hallelujah”, which became the European record holder for the best-selling singles in 24 hours, selling 105,000 units in one day.
In June 2014, Burke replaced Beverly Knight in the lead role of Rachel Marron in the musical End Body.
Despite being the favorite to win, Ella Henderson finished sixth in the 2012 X-Factor series.
His debut album included the song Ghost, which won first place in 2014.
In an interview with MailOnline, a production source close to Mogul and his staff said: “The experience and launch panel that Syco gives to its employees is absolutely unique and working with Simon is a great opportunity …
“He has given so many careers and opportunities to so many people, both off-screen and on-screen. With his shows not only in the UK but all over the world, he indirectly opens the door to a lot of people. .
“I know Simon is an incredible coach and working with him has brought a lot of people around the world to the pinnacle of the entertainment business …
“From what I’ve heard, everyone who has worked with him is very grateful for these opportunities and experiences and understands what direction he wants to take.
“Simon is a very inspiring and loyal company manager and most of his employees have been with him for many years, yes, he expects people to work hard, but the people who leave there will be the best in the business …
“Those who leave will be covered quickly or maybe start their own businesses because Simon is always encouraging them to be entrepreneurs, they are all creative and have great experience.”
A Syco spokesman declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline.
After falling down the stairs and being hospitalized in 2017, Simon said of his work schedule: “I call it the wake-up call because sometimes your body tells you you’re working too hard, for me. it was late nights. 2-7 in the morning …
– It is quiet, but you get used to it because it is very harmful to health. It didn’t matter much, but it was a bit of a shameful moment. It was like getting a MOT, and oddly glad I did.
Family: Simon, who shared his seven-year-old son Eric with his daughter-in-law Loren, said he had an “unhealthy addiction to work” and had to slow down after breaking his back and falling down a flight of stairs last year. In 2017 (Eric and Simon in 2018)