'American Idol': Steven Tyler deems 'The X Factor' a 'whole different show'

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Steven Tyler isn't worrying whether "The X Factor" has stolen any thunder from "American Idol."The longtime Aerosmith frontman enters his second round as a judge of the FOX competition when "Idol" launches its 11th season Wednesday, Jan. 18. He essentially took the spot of Simon Cowell, who left to start the U.S. version of "The X Factor," wrapping its first FOX season with the last competing performances Wednesday (Dec. 21) and the naming of the winner Thursday (Dec. 22)."I think the personalities, Randy's (Jackson) and mine and J. Lo's (Jennifer Lopez), make for just a little richer mixture," Tyler tells Zap2it. "The interaction between the judges on 'Idol' is why I used to watch it, the few times I did. Because it was strong then was the only reason I took the job. I thought, 'They want personality? Look out!'"Tyler thinks he made the right call, now having one "Idol" season under his belt. "I'm...


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