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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...

'The X Factor' Confirms Return Date: What We Know So Far

ITV have confirmed that the new series of ‘The X Factor’ will return on Saturday 27 August 2016 at 8pm and Sunday 28 August at 8pm. The new series sees the return of original judges...

Louis Walsh Lambasts Rita Ora's Performance On Last Year's 'The X Factor'

Ahead of his return to ‘The X Factor’, judge Louis Walsh has criticised the choice of Rita Ora for the talent’s disastrous series last year, saying the 25 year old pop star “didn’t know a...

Rylan Clark-neal Revealed As Matt Edmondon's Co-host On 'The Xtra Factor'

Former ‘X Factor’ star Rylan Clark-Neal has been unveiled as Matt Edmondson’s co-host on the singing contest’s sister show ‘The Xtra Factor’ when it returns later this year.The news was teased during Friday morning’s edition...

Mel B Replacing Nicole Scherzinger On 'The X Factor' Auditions

Mel B is to temporarily replace Nicole Scherzinger as a judge on ‘The X Factor’ after “other commitments” forced the former Pussycat Doll to cancel appearances at the show’s auditions this summer.Scherzinger has cited a...

Leona Lewis Dropped From Her Record Label Island

Leona Lewis has been dropped by her record label Island after just over two years, following the disappointing commercial performance of her last album I Am.The 31 year old English singer, who won the third...

Nicole Scherzinger Reportedly Earning £125,000 More Than Sharon Osbourne For 'X Factor' Return

Nicole Scherzinger is reportedly set to pocket £125,000 more than fellow returning ‘X Factor’ judge Sharon Osbourne. According to The Mirror the former Pussycat Doll will earn just over £1.8million for the new 'X Factor'...

Louis Walsh Says He "Knew" 'The X Factor' Would Suffer In The Ratings Last Year

With his return to ‘The X Factor’ confirmed after just one season absent from the judging panel, Louis Walsh has made his feelings very clear about the shortcomings of the show’s ill-fated 2015 series, which...

The X Factor 'In Crisis' As Simon Cowell Continues Flu Fight

Auditions for the TV talent show kick off in Leicester on Friday (10Jun16), and it's due to be the first time the new-look judging panel - Simon, Louis Walsh, Sharon Osbourne and Nicole Scherzinger -...

Sharon Osbourne, Nicole Scherzinger And Louis Walsh Confirm 'X Factor Return'

It was probably the worst kept secret in television, but this year’s ‘X Factor’ judging panel has finally been confirmed with Sharon Osbourne, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh all making a comeback. The three former...

Frankie Cocozza Hits Out At 'X Factor' Bosses For Revealing Drug Use Story

Former ‘X Factor’ star Frankie Cocozza has lashed out at bosses of the reality singing contest for revealing his problems with addiction, and accused them of lying to him.The 23 year old appeared on ‘This...

Mel B Talks Possible 'X Factor' Return, Spice Girls Reunion

Mel B has expressed an interest in returning to be a judge on ‘The X Factor’ now that three vacancies have opened up on the panel, following Rita Ora’s recent departure.The former Spice Girl, 40,...

Rita Ora Confirms Departure From 'The X Factor' After Only One Series

‘The X Factor’ is to experience yet more change on-set as Rita Ora has confirmed that she’s stepped down as a judge on the singing competition after just one series.Her departure, which had been rumoured...

Rita Ora Quits The X Factor

Nearly a month after fellow judge Cheryl, formerly known by her married name Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, quit the U.K. TV talent show, the pop star confirmed she had given in her notice as well....

Louis Tomlinson Speaks About First-time Fatherhood; Expresses Interest In 'The X Factor'

Louis Tomlinson has opened up about fatherhood, describing being a dad to his newborn son Freddie as “intense” but “exciting”.The 24 year old One Direction singer attended the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday night...

Katie Price Interested In Becoming The Next Presenter Of 'The X Factor'

In the wake of yet another departure from ‘The X Factor’ with the news that Olly Murs is following his co-host Caroline Flack out of the door, Katie Price has thrown her hat into the...

Nick Grimshaw And Caroline Flack Axed From 'The X Factor'

In the wake of the poor ratings it suffered last year, Simon Cowell has made changes to ‘The X Factor’ by axing co-presenter Caroline Flack, soon after Nick Grimshaw confirmed that he had quit the...

'The X Factor' Is Apparently Not Being Axed By Itv, Despite Rumours

ITV may have burst the dreams of millions of music fans, with reports that ‘The X Factor’ will not be facing the axe despite its low ratings last year. Simon Cowell’s show seems to have...

Khloe Kardashian: 'Champagne Is A Must Before Chat Show Launch'

The 31-year-old's new programme, Kocktails with Khloe, starts on Wednesday (20Jan16) and has a dinner-party-style set-up with guests enjoying food, drink and party games.From past experience as a host on shows like The X Factor,...

Justin Bieber Urges Fans To Buy Nhs Choir's Single To Get It To Christmas Number 1

With the race for this year’s Christmas Number One single closer than ever, the current leader of the pack Justin Bieber has selflessly urged his fans to buy the track by his nearest competitor, the...

Justin Bieber Leading The Race For Christmas Number One In Midweek Charts

Justin Bieber is ahead by a nose in the annual chart battle for Christmas Number One in the UK, with his current single ‘Love Yourself’ fractionally outselling an NHS choir at the halfway point in...

Olly Murs Dismisses Suggestion He Was Offended By Rita Ora's 'Snub'

Though some have speculated that he was severely disheartened by Rita Ora’s apparent ‘snub’ during ‘The X Factor’ final at the weekend, Olly Murs has insisted that he wasn’t annoyed by the judge’s implication that...

'The X Factor' Not Included In The Most Watched Tv Shows Of 2015

The low ratings that have plagued the most recent series of ‘The X Factor’ have been confirmed in the annual list of the most-watched TV programmes of the year, with the reality singing contestant failing...

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