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He worked as a record producer, talent scout and consultant within the music industry before producing the hit British TV show Simon Phillip Cowell was born on October 7, 1959 in London, England.His father, Eric Philip Cowell, was an estate agent developer and music industry executive.He managed to earn a position as an assistant to an A&R executive at EMI in 1979, where he was promoted and given the job of talent scout.Cowell left EMI during the early 1980s to form E&S Music with his boss at EMI, Ellis Rich.The Hackney-born star, who won the third series of the popular ITV1 talent show in 2006 under the mentorship of Cowell, has now signed with rival label Island Records she announced yesterday (June 3).In a statement she said: "After seven incredible years at Sony I feel honoured to be given the opportunity to sign to perhaps the most iconic label of all, Island Records.Leona has been nominated forthree Grammy Awards, was named Top New Artist in 2008 by Billboard Magazine and has achieved critical acclaim her first two studioalbums was the fastest selling debut album in 2007 andremained at number one in the album charts for 2007. Leona is currently workingon a Motown-inspired fourth studio album which is due to bereleased over Christmas 2013.

She's enjoyed three No.1 UK singles and a further six top 10 singles, as well as two No.1 albums.He floated in and out of jobs, sabotaging several interviews for jobs set up by his father.He finally landed a job at his father's company as a mailroom clerk at EMI Music Publishing.His mother, Julie Brett, was a former ballet dancer and socialite.Cowell attended school at Dover College, but dropped out at 16.