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Simon Phillip Cowell (born October 7, 1959) is an English record executive and television personality who first

Simon Cowell

became well known to American audiences as a judge on American Idol for that show's first nine seasons (2002-2010). He went on to become a judge on The X Factor USA from 2011-2013. He will now be a judge for season 11 of America's Got Talent.

Season One

For the first season (2011), Cowell mentored the Girls category. His acts were Rachel Crow, Drew Ryniewicz, Tiah Tolliver, Simone Battle, and the winner Melanie Amaro.

Season Two

For the second season (2012), Cowell mentored the Groups category. He did the same in 2010 on the UK version of the show, and One Direction resulted from it, making the audience very hopeful for the groups. His acts were Fifth Harmony, Emblem 3, Lyric 145, and Sister C.

Season three

For the second season in a row, Cowell mentored the Groups catagory. His acts were Alex & Sierra(who won), Restless Road, Sweet Suspense, and RoXxy Montana.