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Spice Girls reunite for West End stage show debut

Spice Girls reunite for West End stage show debut

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Spice Girls and their manager Simon Fuller celebrated the premiere of the new jukebox musical "Viva Forever!" in London's West End this week.
People in the news

People in the news

The latest news on today's hottest celebrities ...
By United Press International
Steven Tyler quits 'American Idol'

Steven Tyler quits 'American Idol'

LOS ANGELES, July 12 (UPI) -- Rock icon Steven Tyler said Thursday he will not return for a third season as a judge on "American Idol" because he wants to focus on his band, Aerosmith.
Lopez eyeing new reality show

Lopez eyeing new reality show

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is working with "American Idol" producer Simon Fuller and his XIX Entertainment on a new reality series, EW.com reported.
Lythgoe returning as 'Idol' producer

Lythgoe returning as 'Idol' producer

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Nigel Lythgoe is to return as an executive producer of "American Idol" next season, 19 Entertainment said Thursday.

CKX confirms Fuller 'Idol' offer

LONDON, May 29 (UPI) -- An investor group led by "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller has made a buyout offer, "Idol" owner CKX confirms.
Spice Girls musical on its way

Spice Girls musical on its way

LONDON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Judy Craymer, producer of the hit stage and movie musical "Mamma Mia!," says she is working on a show based on the songs of Britain's Spice Girls.
Hilton, Fuller looking for new boy band

Hilton, Fuller looking for new boy band

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Gossip blogger Perez Hilton, music tour director Jamie King and "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller say they are planning to assemble a new boy band.
'Idol' creator starting up new company

'Idol' creator starting up new company

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- CKX says it has struck a deal with Simon Fuller that will allow the "American Idol" creator and producer to start a new entertainment company.

Reality show follows artists to Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment production company has announced plans for a new reality show that will follow five young people pursuing careers in Hollywood.
Spice Girls to help open 2012 Olympics

Spice Girls to help open 2012 Olympics

LONDON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- British artist manager Simon Fuller said the Spice Girls will reunite to perform in advance of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Kris Allen to release first CD this fall

Kris Allen to release first CD this fall

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- 19 Recordings has signed "American Idol" winner Kris Allen, and his recordings have been licensed to Jive Records, the music labels said Monday.

'Idols Live' tour dates set

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- The top 10 contestants from "American Idol" Season 8 are expected to begin their North American summer tour in July, 19 Entertainment Ltd. said.
NBC plans international dance show

NBC plans international dance show

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- "Lord of the Dance" star Michael Flatley has signed on as host of the new competition series, "Superstar Dancers of the World," NBC said Friday.
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Entertainment producer and creator of "American Idol" Simon Fuller poses with his wife Natalie Swanston and their son during an unveiling ceremony honoring him with the 2,441st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on May 23, 2011. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Simon Fuller (born 17 May 1960) is a British artist manager, television producer and creator of the Idol franchise, first seen as Pop Idol in the UK and over 100 other versions including American Idol, Australian Idol, Canadian Idol, Deutschland sucht den Superstar, Idols (South Africa), Indian Idol, Nouvelle Star, Idol (Sweden), Idol (Norway), World Idol and ├Źdolos Brazil. Fuller is also the co-creator and executive producer of the Fox TV reality show So You Think You Can Dance and other US and European TV shows. He is an executive producer of Little Britain USA, a TV show that he signed to HBO and BBC TV in 2008.

He is currently the manager of performers and entertainers including David and Victoria Beckham, Annie Lennox, Lewis Hamilton, Andy Murray, Carrie Underwood, Will Young, Emma Bunton, Lisa Marie Presley, Cathy Dennis, Spice Girls and has previously managed the likes of Rachel Stevens, David Cook, Adam Lambert, S Club 7, Kelly Clarkson and others. He is in partnership with the duo Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony.

In 2007, Time magazine named Fuller one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Fuller received the 2,441st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 23 May 2011. His brother is comedy writer and director Kim Fuller.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Simon Fuller."
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