Simon Cowell is reportedly going to be given the title Sir Simon by The Queen next month.
The former Prime Minister Gordon Brown put Cowell's name up for the honour for his charity work, in particular his efforts with the single Everybody Hurts, which raised money to help victims of the Haiti earthquake.
A source told The Daily Mirror: “Gordon Brown was very keen for Simon to get proper recognition for his work. He was particularly impressed by the way Simon responded to his suggestion to release the record for Haiti by dropping everything to ensure it was a success. And there’s no doubt Simon has brought as great deal of happiness to millions of people with his music and TV shows.
They added: “It would be an absolutely huge achievement and a wonderful tribute to all he’s achieved professionally. Simon deserves the honour because he does so much work behind the scenes for charity and publicly supports good causes.
"He has also generated millions in the music and entertainment industries, created thousands of jobs and helped make Sony a multinational conglomerate. Simon has always joked he’d be last in line for a knighthood. But, deep down, it’s his dream.”
That source seems to know an awful lot about Simon. Thanks for that Sinitta!