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Sam Bailey Plans To "Rush Release" Debut Album For Spring Release

By Joe Wilde | 24th December 2013

Sam Bailey will no doubt still be reeling from her X Factor final success and subsequent chart success with debut single 'Skyscraper.' Having won the talent show and scored the Christmas No. 1, the next...

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Simon Cowell Fuels Rumour Of Cheryl Cole X Factor Return

23rd December 2013

Simon Cowell has fuelled speculation British pop star Cheryl Cole is set to return to his hit U.K. Tv show The X Factor.Former Girls Aloud star Cole was a mentor on the programme but was...

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The X Factor Winner Sam Bailey Lands U.k. Christmas Number One

22nd December 2013

The new winner of Britain's The X Factor has soared to the top of the U.K. singles chart, claiming the Christmas number one with a cover of Demi Lovato's song Skyscraper.Former prison officer Sam Bailey...

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Demi Lovato Left Angry By X Factor Drinking Joke

20th December 2013

Singer Demi Lovato was left visibly riled during her last ever appearance on America's The X Factor on Thursday night (19Dec13) after she was mocked in a video montage.After announcing her departure from the judging...

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The Things They Say: 4004245

20th December 2013

"My ideal replacement for Demi Lovato? Miley Cyrus. She's got a big mouth!" Simon Cowell ponders a replacement for U.S. The X Factor judge Demi Lovato, who confirmed her departure on Wednesday (18Dec13).

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Demi Lovato Confirms X Factor Departure

19th December 2013

Demi Lovato is giving up her seat on America's The X Factor to concentrate on her own music career.The Heart Attack hitmaker has sat on the talent show's judging panel for two years, but reports...

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Demi Lovato Leaving The X Factor - Report

18th December 2013

Singer/actress Demi Lovato is set to step down as a judge on hit reality show The X Factor next year (14) to focus on her music, according to a U.S. report.The Skyscraper singer will wrap...

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Robin Thicke's X Factor Performance Cleared

17th December 2013

Officials at Britain's broadcasting watchdog have cleared Tv bosses of any wrongdoing after Robin Thicke's provocative performance on U.K. Tv show The X Factor prompted a flood of complaints.Thicke performed his hit single Blurred Lines...

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Lady Gaga Didn't Break U.k. Broadcasting Rules With X Factor Appearance

17th December 2013

British Tv watchdog officials have decided against launching a full investigation into Lady Gaga's sexy performance on the U.K.'s The X Factor in October (13), after her revealing costume sparked a storm of complaints from...

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New The X Factor Winner Sam Bailey Scores Chance To Join Beyonce On Tour

15th December 2013

Aspiring singer Sam Bailey has landed the chance to go on tour with superstar Beyonce next year (14) after winning hit British talent show The X Factor.The Crazy In Love hitmaker shocked finalists Bailey and...

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Leona Lewis Wants Festive Songs To Rule Charts

7th December 2013

British pop star Leona Lewis has taken aim at Tv talent show The X Factor for dominating the U.K. singles chart every Christmas.The Bleeding Love hitmaker won the singing contest in 2006 but has become...

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Thousands Back Online Petition To Ban James Arthur From X Factor

29th November 2013

British singer James Arthur is facing a backlash from fans of The X Factor after thousands of people threw their support behind an online petition to have him banned from performing on the show after...

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Cheryl Cole Wins The X Factor Legal Battle

28th November 2013

British pop star Cheryl Cole has won a payout from the team behind America's The X Factor after triumphing in a legal battle over her ill-fated stint on the show.The former Girls Aloud star was...

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Who's In Pole Position For The UK Christmas No.1 - Ac/dc Or The X-factor Winner?

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th November 2013

The Christmas number one single has become as much a part of the festive season as the television, food, gifts and family dramas. But the best part of the Christmas single is trying to guess...

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Ronan Keating Wishes He Enjoyed Boyzone More

24th November 2013

Ronan Keating wished he had enjoyed the first six years of Boyzone more.The 36-year-old star reminisced about his early career when he went for dinner with One Direction's Niall Horan, and he says he can...

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Simon Cowell Vows To Return To U.k. X Factor

22nd November 2013

Simon Cowell has promised fans he will return to the panel of his hit U.K. show The X Factor.The music mogul left his pet project behind in 2011 to launch an American version, leaving Gary...

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Is There A Market For Sam Callahan After X-factor Elimination?

By Michael West | 18th November 2013

Sam Callahan, the latest contestant to be voted out of The X-Factor, says he is eager to continue his music career despite relentless criticism from the judges on the ITV talent show."People are going to...

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Fascinating Fact: 3958909

18th November 2013

Simon Cowell has signed a $210 million (£140 million) deal with U.K. network Itv to keep Britain's The X Factor on Tv until 2016, despite a slump in viewer numbers over the last two series...

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'The X Factor' Renewed For A Few More Years, But Will Simon Come Back?

By Holly Williams | 15th November 2013

The X Factor is set to be around for at least another three years thanks to the new £150 million contract signed by Simon Cowell.The music mogul has also firmly set talent show 'Britain's Got...

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Complaints Pour In After Gaga's X-rated X Factor Performance

29th October 2013

Lady Gaga's latest provocative performance on British talent show The X Factor had sparked a slew of complaints.Officials at Tv watchdog agency Ofcom have revealed they received more than 100 complaints from viewers after the...

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Nicole Scherzinger's X Factor Charge Hospitalised After Backstage Fall

21st October 2013

A singer chosen by Nicole Scherzinger to compete on Britain's The X Factor was hospitalised after suffering a nasty fall backstage during the live show on Sunday (20Oct13).Wannabe pop star Abi Alton stumbled down a...

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Nicole Scherzinger's X-factor Future In Doubt, Though Girls Look Strong

By Michael West | 14th October 2013

The future of Nicole Scherzinger as a judge and mentor on The X Factor looks in doubt after reports circulated that she is ready to begin focusing on her music career again. Scherzinger's agent was...

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Gary Barlow Confirms X Factor Exit

13th October 2013

Former Take That star Gary Barlow has confirmed he is quitting his role as a judge on the U.K.'s The X Factor.The British singer has spent three series as a mentor on the talent contest...

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Simon Cowell Invites Sinead O'connor To The X Factor

10th October 2013

The X Factor boss Simon Cowell has invited Sinead O'connor to guest on the talent show, after she accused him of "murdering music" during an Irish Tv interview.After targeting Miley Cyrus in an open letter...

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Has Tamera Foster, 16, Already Won The X-factor?

By Michael West | 7th October 2013

Tamera Foster, 16, who made it into Nicole Scherzinger’s final three during Sunday’s X-Factor judges houses episode, is the hot favorite to win the show.Foster, from Gravesend, Kent, is the 5/2 frontrunner to win the...

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Sharon Osbourne: 'Dannii Minogue Went On A Power Trip After Cowell Fling'

30th September 2013

Sharon Osbourne has taken another swipe at her former fellow The X Factor judge Dannii Minogue, insisting she went on a power trip after starting an affair with Simon Cowell.The rock matriarch has made no...

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Caroline Flack Had Stress Therapy

10th September 2013

British Tv presenter Caroline Flack underwent a course of therapy after suffering unbearable stress from her The X Factor job.The brunette presents spin-off show The Xtra Factor in the U.K., which goes out live immediately...

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Simon Cowell: 'Britney Spears Was Uncomfortable On The X Factor'

8th September 2013

Simon Cowell has opened up about the reasons behind Britney Spears' departure from The X Factor, revealing the singer found her job as a judge "very uncomfortable".Spears joined the panel of the American version of...

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Simon Cowell Refuses To Change Baby Nappies

4th September 2013

The X Factor boss Simon Cowell has vowed not to change dirty diapers when he becomes a dad.The expectant father insists he will be a good parent but has no intention of getting his hands...

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Should Sam Bailey Be Allowed To Remain On The X-factor?

By Michael West | 3rd September 2013

Sam Bailey, the current joint-favourite to win this year's X-Factor competition, has hit back at critics who claim she shouldn't be allowed to compete on the show owing to her extensive musical experience.The prison officer...

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