Simon Cowell and Jada Smith Is Searching for the World’s Best DJ

Rucuss staffJanuary 26, 2012

Simon Cowell has discovered plenty of singers worldwide.

Now the X-Factor judge has his sights on the electronic music scene. Cowell, along with help from Jada Pinkett-Smith hopes to find the world’s best DJ. The two have been working on a new reality competition show for the last year.

Cowell posted a tweet, revealing that his role will be behind-the-scenes and that he won’t be a judge. He tweeted, “Excited to announce new DJ show. I will NOT be judging this show. Excited to be working with @jadapsmith . Stay tuned!”

Cowell and Smith will develop the live, international show together. The broadcast partner and further details are not yet known.

“This show will comb the world to find a new breed of talent,” said Pinkett-Smith to “I am happy to be creating it alongside Simon Cowell, the Sony team, and my partner Miguel Melendez, on behalf of the Overbrook family.

Simon thought Smith and her partner were the right fit for the show when he first met them.

“As soon as I met Jada and Miguel from Overbrook, I knew they would be our ideal partners,” Cowell told “We have been working on this show for over a year and we wanted to partner with the right people. “DJ’s are the new rock stars, it feels like the right time to make this show.”


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