Simon Cowell receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Achievement: Simon Cowell has received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday in a star-studded ceremony (Pictured with his partner Lauren Silverman, their son Eric, four, and Lauren’s son Adam, from a previous relationship)

Taking to the podium, Grammy-winner Kelly, who won American Idol in 2002, gave a gushing introduction to the self-confessed Mr Nasty of reality television, who stood shyly at the side of the stage. 

Simon looked smart for the occasion as he welcomed Kelly’s praise and proudly accepted his star in his signature crisp white shirt and black suit pants.


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Watching on, Leona, who won the X Factor in 2006 under Simon’s guidance, attended the event in a strapless bright red coords and caught up with fellow singer Adam Lambert, who was catapulted to fame on 2009’s American Idol.  

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, who has joined the X Factor judging panel, showed his support for the music mogul at the event and sported a striking check baseball cap.

Family affair: Simon beamed as he posed with his family alongside his star

Family first: As well as star on the Walk Of Fame, Simon was awarded with a homemade tribute made the children and their pet dogs, which Simon proudly posed with on the carpet


Delight: The British star proudly showcased his plaque to waiting photographers

Celebrations: The 58-year-old was joined by his partner Lauren Silverman and their son four-year-old Eric as well as Lauren’s son Adam, who she welcomed with former spouse Andrew Silverman, as the milestone event got underway in downtown Hollywood

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  • Adorable: Meanwhile, Simon’s son Eric looked adorable in a white linen shirt, navy shorts and tan-coloured loafers

    Proud: The four-year-old tot watched on proudly as his father received the accolade


    Mini me: Eric looked every inch Simon’s mini-me while he quietly listened to his dad’s speech

    Big reveal! Simon bent down as he prepared to showcase his star to the world

    In awe: The talent show judge looked on in awe as he saw his star for the first time

    Star power: Simon looked down alongside Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson

    Beaming: Simon posed up a storm with his plaque for photographers


    All smiles: Lauren and her son Adam smiled alongside Simon on his big moment

    Having a laugh: Simon giggled as he listened to Kelly’s introduction

    Sealed with a kiss: Lauren pecked Simon’s cheek during the ceremony

    Other stars coming out to show their support was Simon’s fellow America’s Got Talent judges Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel. 

    Looking glamorous as ever, supermodel Heidi looked incredible in a black figure-hugging midi dress with a striking white frill.

    She complemented her demure ensemble by working her golden locks into a voluminous style while Mel B followed her fashion lead and donned a slink pink playsuit for the occasion. The foursome beamed as they posed alongside his star. 

    Simon’s Britain’s Got Talent co-stars Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden flew across the pond to celebrate his career milestone. 


    Praise: Taking to the podium, Grammy-winner Kelly, who won American Idol in 2002, gave a gushing introduction to the self-confessed Mr Nasty of reality television, who stood shyly at the side of the stage

    Support: Watching on, Leona, who won the X Factor in 2006 under Simon’s guidance, attended the event in a strapless bright red coords and caught up with fellow singer Adam Lambert, who was catapulted to fame on 2009’s American Idol


    Fashion fiend: Leona flashed her sparkling engagement ring as posed for a photo with the music maker

    Cosy: Leona looked delighted to be reunited with her former mentor as she posed alongside Simon at the event 


    Celebrations: One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, who has joined the X Factor judging panel, showed his support for the music mogul at the event and sported a striking check baseball cap

    Chit chat: Louis caught up with former Fifth Harmony star Ally Brooke


     Checking it out: Louis checked his phone while they chatted at the ceremony

    Catching up: Louis posed for a photo with Simon. Louis was given his big break as one fifth of One Direction, who were formed on 2010’s X Factor

    Showcasing her flair for fashion, Amanda looked sensational in lemon-coloured bardot jumpsuit which highlighted her fantastic figure with aplomb. 

    The TV star’s flared one-piece perfectly complemented her blonde coif while she accessorised her ensemble with a large silver clutch and oversized shades. 

    Not one to be out done, Alesha, who is currently taking on hosting duties for Simon’s new BBC show The Greatest Dancer, flashed a glimpse of her taut abs in a daring pink coords.

    The former Mis-Teeq songstress wowed the style brigade in her skimpy bralet top and matching wide-leg flares which accentuated her narrow waist. 

    Meanwhile, Simon’s son Eric looked adorable in a white linen shirt, navy shorts and tan-coloured loafers. The four-year-old tot watched on proudly as his father received the accolade and held on special edition of Variety with the talent show judges’ face splashed across it. 

    Delight: Other stars coming out to show their support was Simon’s fellow America’s Got Talent judges Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel

    Glam: Looking glamorous as ever, supermodel Heidi looked incredible in a black figure-hugging midi dress with a striking white frill



    Golden locks: She complemented her demure ensemble by working her golden locks into a voluminous style


    Fancy footwear: She sported a pair of leather peep-toe heels which elongated her slender pins



    Pretty in pink: Mel B followed her fashion lead and donned a slink pink playsuit for the occasion

    They’ve got talent! The foursome beamed as they posed alongside his star

    Pink to make them wink: Mel sported a soft pink eyeshadow across her lid and accessorised with a pair of statement drop-earrings

    Lauren commanded attention in a sleek white A-line midi dress which she accessorised with a pair of sleek shades, drop earrings and matching strappy heels.  

    Last year it was announced that X Factor founder landed on the coveted list, in recognition of his TV work in the States. 

    Simon soared to prominence in 2001, when he sat on the judging panel of trailblazing reality show Pop Idol, which was created by Simon Fuller.

    The star, worth an eye-popping £300million, later brought the Idol franchise to America in 2002, with the show running for 15 series before coming to a close in 2015, leaving X Factor US in its wake. 

    The selection committee’s chairman, TV producer Vin Di Bona made the announcement, as he delightedly welcomed the newbies.

    Across the pond: Simon’s Britain’s Got Talent co-stars Alesha Dixon (L) and Amanda Holden flew across the pond to celebrate his career milestone


    Flare for fashion: Showcasing her flair for fashion, Amanda looked sensational in lemon-coloured bardot jumpsuit which highlighted her fantastic figure with aplomb

    Style savvy: The TV star’s flared one-piece perfectly complemented her blonde coif while she accessorised her ensemble with a large silver clutch and oversized shades

    Pucker up: Not one to be out done, Alesha, who is currently taking on hosting duties for Simon’s new BBC show The Greatest Dancer, flashed a glimpse of her taut abs in a daring pink coords

    He said: ‘We look forward to their big day as the Walk of Fame Class of 2018 becomes cemented one by one on the most famous sidewalk in the world.’ 

    The Walk of Fame currently boasts 2,600 brass stars embedded in pavements running along 18 of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street’s roads.

    Among the stars listed on the tourist attraction are musicians, directors, theatre stars, producers, actors among many more.

    Nomination is open to anyone, yet the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce make the deciding vote for the star worthy of the prize.

    Those sponsoring the star or the honouree themselves have to pay an eye-popping £31,500 ($40,000) for the slate, which covers the cost of building the star, installing and its upkeep.


    His moment: He grinned from ear-to-ear while accepting his special award

    Good spirits: Simon’s former girlfriend Terri Seymour came out to support the music mogul

    Supported: Simon was also supported by CNCO, the boyband he has helped mentor to stardom 

    Three’s company: Simon was flanked by David Foster and his fiancee Katharine McPhee on the red carpet 

     

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