Allison is an incredible young singer. She is without a doubt one of the best teenage singers 'American Idol' has ever discovered. We all watched Allison grow in confidence and stature as she performed each week on the show and we can only imagine how far this special girl can continue to blossom in the years aheadAllison Iraheta lands record contract Jun 10, 2009
To find a talent as exceptional as Adam Lambert is a rare and special eventLambert inks CD deal; confirms he's gay Jun 09, 2009
Kris won the hearts of millions of Americans with his soulful voice, good looks and gracious demeanorKris Allen to release first CD this fall Jun 08, 2009
I am so happy to be welcoming Nigel back to the 'Idol' family. He is without doubt the most accomplished executive producer I have ever worked with. Nigel helped to define the show I created almost 10 years ago, mentoring our judging panel and nurturing our talent. His unbridled passion has been missedLythgoe returning as 'Idol' producer Aug 05, 2010
We are turning the heat up on 'Idol' this year and are thrilled to welcome Kara to the judges' tableSongwriter DioGuardi fourth 'Idol' judge Aug 25, 2008
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 Ídolos 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.