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January 26, 2010
The battle is brewing between Simon Cowell's old show and his new one: Nikki Finkehears both American Idol and X Factor want former Sony Music Entertainment head Tommy Mottola as a judge. He's an industry insider, known both for his choice in wives (his ex is Mariah Carey, current is Mexican pop star Thalia) and his ability to mentor a diverse range of talent (Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Jennifer Lopez, and others). Wherever Mottola surfaces, he'll be much richer for the experience...
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