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Simon Cowell Creating American Boy Band - Exclusive!

Simon Cowell Creating American Boy Band - Exclusive!

Simon Cowell‘s schedule here in the States may be getting even busier.

The 52-year-old X Factor judge is in the early stages of creating an American boy band, JustJared.com has learned exclusively.

Simon is really excited to form a group of guys from America. He’s done such a fine job with British boys, so he’s ready to try his hand in America. He’s looking for the right people to team up with and create their sound,” a source tells us exclusively.

Simon‘s recent British groups include One Direction and the opera singing quartet Il Divo, who are both signed to his Syco label.

WHAT KIND OF BOY BAND do you think Simon Cowell should create?

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  • sillyme

    I don’t know. Finding a group of guys who can sing is the easy part. But, finding that one standout voice, that Justin Timberlake or JC Chasez., is going to be harder. Plus, I don’t like the boy bands that Simon has created so far.

  • Charlie

    One Direction is a great group. However boy bands have a better chance at becoming famous in Europe rather than the US, and this coming from a European. Boy bands in the States were seen regarded as cool in the 90s. Now I think solo male artists have a better chance (in US). I don’t know, maybe I’m wrong, but that’s the general feeling I get.

  • emmaa

    $$$$$$
    Basically.

  • Chriss

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  • Pick ME !

    I’m the perfectly manscaped husky metrosexual type with a so-so voice

  • Lisa

    HEY Simon X Factor U.S. SUCKS ! bring back Cheryl, she was GREAT as a judge on the show.

  • carolina

    ONE DIRECTION

    WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • solecito

    I’m a big fan of Il Divo and I don’t think he can top that.

  • Margo

    Boy Band? No Simon…this is not 1999!

  • taz

    One in England, go away man-boob boy!

  • Guy

    Um…not so sure about this, boy bands aren’t very successful anymore, I mean with the exception of II Volo and One Direction but how long will that last? What I have noticed is that boy bands have one big hit and then they are gone like that in the U.S. and usually set their sights on international waters. I’m not saying that they are destined for failure, I am just saying that sometimes its a roll the dice situation…good luck though.

  • Mary

    we have to live with ‘one direction’ it’s your turn America.

  • LizardGorgeous

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  • CarrieB

    How about a country boy band? They would do really well in the U.S, and that’s a genre Simon has yet to explore.

  • stream

    boy band duh! Simon Cowell is soo into boys

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