'The X Factor's' L.A. Reid: 'I'm Not Harsher Than Simon Cowell'

Think of popular music from the last decade, and executive L.A. Reid is owed more than a little credit. The man who discovered and nurtured Usher,Pink, TLC, Outkast and Justin Bieberhas played a vital role in shaping the soundtrack to our lives, as a producer, songwriter, A&R man and executive.

Now, the multihyphenate can add X Factor judge to his already impressive resume, and with the show's premiere, he might want to embrace his new reputation as a no-nonsense talent assessor who could give Simon Cowella run for his money. Read More...



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