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YMU to manage Simon Cowell

By | Published on Tuesday 26 July 2022

Simon Cowell

Management company YMU has announced that its entertainment division – which manages lots of telly types – is now representing music industry veteran and talent show telly type Simon Cowell, supporting him on all his various media and entertainment projects. And why the hell not?

It follows recent rumours that the UK version of one of Cowell’s most famous TV formats – good old ‘X Factor’ – may return on Channel 5 next year five years after its last airing on ITV. The ‘X Factor’ format continues to air in a number of countries around the world, although when it comes to telly franchises that came out of Cowell’s old Syco business, ‘Got Talent’ is now much more successful.

But stop obsessing on the past, and let’s think about all the exciting Cowell projects we could have in the future, now all expertly overseen by YMU and it’s Group Executive Director Chris Hughes, who will take the lead when it comes to the firm’s latest client.

Says YMU Group CEO Mary Bekhait: “We are THRILLED that Simon has chosen YMU to be his management partner and are excited to support and further grow his unparalleled success in the entertainment and music sectors. YMU has invested heavily over the years in our international team of media experts precisely to attract and support clients of Simon’s stature – we can’t wait to get started”.

As for Cowell himself, he issued this lengthy tome of a statement: “I’m very excited to be working with YMU in the UK, they are a fantastic team”.