17 January 2013 6:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

With all-boy groups One Direction and Emblem3 already on his roster, Simon Cowell is betting big on girl power. The X Factor boss and former judge L.A. Reid have signed girl group Fifth Harmony to Epic Records via Syco Music, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The group, comprising Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello, Normani Hamilton, Dinah Jane Hansen and Lauren Jauregui, went from strangers to unofficial sisters during season two of the Fox reality competition when each auditioned as individuals and were placed together in a group during boot camp. Photos: An 'American Idol' to 'X Factor' Timeline Finishing in

read more


- Sophie A. Schillaci , Shirley Halperin

Report a problem

Similar News Items

"American Idol" (2002)
Simon Cowell (I)
"The X Factor" (2004)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners