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Sharon Osbourne Considering Retiring From Showbiz

This year’s edition of ‘The X Factor’ may prove to be Sharon Osbourne’s last, as she’s suggested that she’s preparing to retire by the end of the year, according to a new interview this week.The...

Sharon Osbourne Forced To Miss 'The X Factor' Auditions Because Of Back Pain

Sharon Osbourne has been replaced by Alesha Dixon at auditions for the upcoming series of ‘The X Factor’, after she was forced to pull out of work commitments due to back pain.Dixon has only recently...

Has Sharon Osbourne Signed A New 'X Factor' Deal?

Sharon Osbourne has reportedly agreed to return to the 'X Factor’ judges' panel for another series later this year.According to The Mirror, the 64-year-old has reportedly reached a verbal agreement with bosses that will see...

'The Xtra Factor' Axed By Itv In Favour Of Digital Spin-off Show

Rylan Clark-Neal and Matt Edmondson have both lost their jobs today, as ITV announced that ‘The Xtra Factor’ – the ‘X Factor’ support show hosted by the pair last year – was being axed in...

Louis Tomlinson And Matt Terry Fail To Knock Clean Bandit Off Number One Spot

Clean Bandit have held on to the number one spot on the UK singles chart again this week, despite facing some stiff competition.‘Rockabye’ logged its sixth week on top of the chart on Friday, holding...

Honey G Confirms She's Signed With Simon Cowell's Record Label

Honey G didn't manage to make it to the finals of this year’s ’X Factor’, but no contestant was given as much press as the wannabe rapper from Harrow.Now the 35-year-old has confirmed she’s signed...

Matt Terry Crowned This Year's 'X Factor' Winner

Matt Terry has been crowned the winner of this year’s ‘X Factor’.The 23-year-old waiter, who was competed as part of Nicole Scherzinger's Boys' category, beat Finnish singer Saara Aalto, to claim the title on Sunday...

Louis Tomlinson's Mother, Johannah Deakin, Has Died Aged 42 After Leukaemia Battle

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is in mourning following the death of his mother, Johannah Deakin, after a short battle with leukaemia at the age of 42.“It is with immeasurable sadness that Johannah Deakin’s family...

Spice Girls Cancel 'The X Factor' Final Performance Because Of Schedule Clashes

Fans of the Spice Girls will have to wait until 2017 for the band’s much-rumoured reunion after they cancelled their scheduled performance on the live final of ‘The X Factor’ this weekend.Ginger Spice Geri Horner,...

Sharon Osbourne Forgets Lines In Another 'X Factor' Gaffe

Sharon Osbourne made another live gaffe on ‘The X Factor’ this weekend, appearing to forget her own lines as she prepared to announce which act she was sending home.On Sunday night’s episode (November 27th), Sharon...

Cheryl Backs Honey G

This year's series X Factor has been one of the most controversial of the entire show and that's thanks to one contestant and one contestant alone: Honey G. With claims of a fix from fans...

Simon Cowell Saves Honey G On 'The X Factor', But He Still Doesn't Think She Can Win

Simon Cowell angered ‘X Factor’ viewers again on Sunday night when he chose to save ‘novelty act’ Honey G over singer Ryan Lawrie.The music mogul later explained his controversial decision on spin-off show ‘Xtra Factor’,...

Ed Sheeran Writes Song For U.k. Talent Show Winner - Report

According to Britain's The Sun newspaper, hit maker Ed has penned one of his signature acoustic ballads to be released by the victor of the U.K. talent show later this year (16). "Everything Ed does...

'X Factor' Branded A "Fix" Again, After Honey G Already Has Song Lined Up For Next Week

This year’s ‘X Factor’ has once again been accused of being fixed after Honey G said she already had an ‘amazing track’ ready for next week, minutes after hearing the theme.On Sunday night’s show Ant...

'X Factor's' Honey G Reveals Past Drug Use

‘X Factor’ contestant Honey G has opened up about her past drug use, admitting to taking ecstasy and cocaine as well as smoking marijuana.Speaking to The Sun, Honey, real name Anna Georgette Gilford, said that...

Lily Allen Brands Honey G "So Wrong On So Many Levels"

The ever-outspoken Lily Allen has described the controversial ‘X Factor’ contestant Honey G as “offensive” and “wrong on so many levels”.While being interviewed on BBC Radio 1 by Annie Mac, the 31 year old singer...

Simon Cowell Apologises For 'X Factor' Voting Gaffe

‘The X Factor’s head honcho Simon Cowell has apologised profusely for nearly accidentally voting off his own act on last weekend’s live episode, saying the gaffe left him “humiliated”.The 57 year old music mogul had...

'X Factor's' Honey G Banned By David Bowie Estate From Rapping Over Classic Track

‘X Factor’ hopeful Honey G has reportedly been told by David Bowie's estate that she cannot do her own rap over a track by the late singer.Honey is set to perform Vanilla Ice’s ‘Ice Ice...

'The X Factor' Forced To Deny Fix Claims After Honey G Booking

‘The X Factor’ has been forced to deny that the show is fixed after the controversial contestant Honey G, who is still in the running, was seemingly booked for a live performance in a nightclub...

Sharon Osbourne Spends $282k Per Year On First Class Doggy Travel - Report

The 64-year-old star is kept busy with her commitments in the U.K. as a judge on talent show The X Factor and in the U.S. for chat show The Talk, meaning she travels around 16,000...

Simon Cowell Stepping Up 'X Factor' Security In Wake Of Kim Kardashian Robbery

In the aftermath of the high-profile robbery and attack on Kim Kardashian in Paris last weekend, Simon Cowell has revealed that he’s increased security around ‘The X Factor’ ahead of the live shows.After weeks of...

Simon Cowell Reassures He Didn't Flash The Camera On 'The X Factor'

Simon Cowell has at last addressed the slightly alarming and awkward moment on last weekend’s ‘The X Factor’, where many thought he had flashed the camera during a possible wardrobe malfunction.Turns out, the audience was...

Simon Cowell Signs Three Year Deal To Keep 'X Factor' And 'Bgt' On Itv

‘The X Factor’ and ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ creator Simon Cowell has announced he’s inked a brand new three year deal to keep both talent shows on their home of ITV. Both shows are two of...

'X Factor' Living Doll Sada Vidoo Is Already A 'Platinum-selling Artist' In Demark

The most memorable contestant on Sunday night’s ‘X Factor’ auditions was undoubtably Sada Vidoo, a ‘living doll’ who gained four yeses from the judges for her rendition of ‘Love Is A Battlefield’. But while Sada...

Revamped 'X Factor' Scores Lowest Ratings In 10 Years, But Itv Have No Plans To Axe It

The ‘X Factor’s’ return on Saturday night gave the ITV talent show its lowest ratings for a series opener in 10 years, despite the revamped judging panel. On Saturday night Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and...

'The X Factor' Viewing Figures Down 800,000 On Last Year

‘The X Factor’s return to the nation’s TV screens did not go as ITV bosses had planned, with overnight viewing figures for the singing contest’s first episode down to the show’s lowest ratings in more...

Calvin Harris 'Ends Feud With Simon Cowell'

The revered DJ fell out with Simon after appearing on his show The X Factor back in 2009. As contestants John and Edward Grimes, known as Jedward, performed Under Pressure by David Bowie and Queen,...

Simon Cowell And Sharon Osbourne Miss 'The X Factor' Launch Event

The new series of ‘The X Factor’ seems to have gotten off to an inauspicious start, after judges Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne failed to show up for the 13th series’ launch event this week.56...

Louis Walsh Says One Direction Won't Get Back Together For Ten Years

Prepare yourselves for some bad news, Directioners…Louis Walsh has claimed in a brand new interview that not only are One Direction not about to reunite any time soon, but also that it could be at...

Dermot O'leary Says Simon Cowell Admitted He "Made A Mistake" With 'X Factor' Exit

Dermot O’Leary has revealed that ‘X Factor’ boss Simon Cowell admitted he’d made a mistake by letting him leave the ITV talent show last year. Now back as host, Dermot confirmed that his exit last...

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