Sir Simon Cowell? “X Factor” Boss Tipped For Knighthood

Sir Simon Cowell? Factor/Idol dude Simon Cowell is being tipped for knighthood in the Queen Elizabeth’s 2010 New Year’s Honors List.

The music boss, 51, is expected to be in the list when it is revealed on Dec. 31, the UK’s Mail on Sunday reports.

Cowell is expected to be given knighthood due to his charity work in the UK and around the world. Simon’s inclusion in the list has already gained the support of politicians, who are impressed with his efforts in the music and entertainment business. Earlier this year, Cowell put together a charity single to raise money for those affected by the earthquake in Haiti and his X Factor contestants also did a single to benefit the Help for Heroes charity.