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Simon Cowell Bans Auto-Tune From X Factor

Practicing a firm "What Would Jay-Z Do?" policy, Simon Cowell has reportedly banned Auto-Tune from the upcoming American version of his talent show The X Factor. It surfaced yesterday that the show had not only been using the software to make certain contestants sound better but, more dastardly, using it to make certain contestants sound worse. To date, there is no evidence the show used the software to make certain contestants sound like T-Pain. [Deadline]

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