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Itv Suggests Bbc Deliberately Schedules 'Strictly Come Dancing' To Clash With 'The X Factor'

Director of television at ITV Peter Fincham has suggested that the BBC has been playing a “game” for years whereby it deliberately schedules its dancing competition ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ against ‘The X Factor’ on Saturday...

Rita Ora Warns Female 'X Factor' Contestants Not To Flirt With Simon Cowell

Rita Ora is fed up with female ‘X Factor’ wannabes flirting with Simon Cowell and is warning them that he is “off the market”.Ora, who joined ‘The X Factor’ judging panel earlier this year, has...

The X Factor Auditions Delayed Again

Tryouts for the talent show in Manchester, England were delayed by two days last week (ends12Jul15) as music mogul Cowell mourned the death of Julie, who passed away on 05 July (15)....

Rita Ora Moves From 'The Voice' To 'The X Factor'

After weeks of speculation, it seems that Rita Ora has finally jumped ship from the BBC to ITV, according to insiders, and will be taking up a place on the judging panel of ‘The X...

Brian Freedman Is Against Nick Grimshaw Joining 'The X-factor'

Quotes from former X-Factor judge Louis Walsh this week indicate that the Irish music manager has been replaced by Radio 1 judge Nick Grimshaw on the singing contest, though the decision is already causing dismay...

Stereo Kicks "Glad To Be Away" From Louis Walsh

The X-Factor boy-band Stereo Kicks say they are "glad to be away" from their mentor Louis Walsh. The eight-piece group finished fifth on the ITV talent show and Walsh suggested they needed to cull members.Stereo...

Cheryl Fernandez-versini Returning To 'The X Factor' With £500k Pay Rise

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini will return to The X Factor and has received a hefty pay rise. According to reports, the former Girls Aloud star has negotiated a £500K pay bump. The 31-year-old singer is the first...

Simon Cowell Praises Dermot O'leary After Presenter Announces He's Leaving 'The X-factor'

Simon Cowell has praised Dermot O'Leary after the presenter announced he would no longer be hosting The X-Factor. 41-year-old Leary announced he would be leaving the show on Friday (27th March). The presenter, who has...

Lorde Sends Cupcakes To New Zealand X Factor Contestant

British pop star Natalia Kills and her husband, Willy Moon, were removed from the show after they aimed a barrage of harsh comments at wannabe singer Joe Irvine following his performance on Sunday...

Two Judges Fired From New Zealand's The X Factor Panel

The musicians, who married last year (14), hurled insults at wannabe singer Joe Irvine following his performance on Sunday night's (15Mar15) live show, accusing him of copying Moon's style. British singer Kills...

Mark Ronson Had Panic Attack Over New Song After X Factor Spoiler

Superproducer Mark Ronson rush-released his collaboration with Bruno Mars after suffering a "panic attack" when it was debuted by another singer on The X Factor.The pop pairing was due to unveil the joint song Uptown...

Sam Smith: 'The X Factor Is Damaging Songwriters'

British pop star Sam Smith is convinced reality Tv shows such as The X Factor are "damaging" budding songwriters because the artists do not get to perform their own music.The Stay With Me hitmaker is...

Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Beat Haenow To The Top Of The Irish Charts

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars have prevented X Factor winner Ben Haenow from scoring an all-U.K. Christmas number one after beating the singer to the top of the Irish pop charts.Ronson and Mars' Uptown Funk...

Ben Haenow Scores Coveted Christmas Number One In U.k.

Britain's X Factor winner Ben Haenow has scored the U.K.'s coveted Christmas number one single with his hit Something I Need.The singer's One Republic cover has beaten Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars...

Melanie Brown's Husband Denies Marriage Is On The Rocks

Melanie Brown's husband Stephen Belafonte has dismissed rumours their marriage is in trouble after the singer appeared on The X Factor without her wedding ring.The former Spice Girl was admitted to hospital suffering from a...

Simon Cowell Eyes X Factor Revamp

Music mogul Simon Cowell plans to revamp his hit talent show The X Factor in a bid to improve viewing figures.The X Factor boss is unimpressed with this year's (14) ratings of the U.K. show...

Idina Menzel Welcomes Michael Buble For Surprise X Factor Duet

Idina Menzel surprised viewers of The X Factor in Britain on Sunday (07Dec14) by bringing out special guest Michael Buble.The Let It Go hitmaker appeared as a guest performer on the U.K. reality show, and...

New Band Aid Single To Debut On Sunday

The reworked 30th anniversary Band Aid charity single and video will debut on British talent show The X Factor on Sunday (16Nov14), just a day after stars like One Direction and Ed Sheeran gather to...

Ella Henderson Earns First U.k. No.1 Album With Chapter One

Ella Henderson, The X Factor alumnai's, first studio album reached the top spot by outselling its nearest rival by 16,000 copies, and becoming the second fastest-selling female debut record of 2014, just falling behind Sam...

Simon Cowell Reckons One Direction's Success Won't Be Repeated

As Britain’s premier pop music mogul, Simon Cowell isn’t one to mince his words. Ahead of the first live shows of the current eleventh series of ‘The X Factor’, he is reported to have launched...

Harry Styles' Cousin In X Factor Tryout

One Direction star Harry Styles' cousin is following the pop heart-throb by making a bid for fame on The X Factor.The What Makes You Beautiful hitmakers formed on the British Tv talent show in 2010...

The X Factor Australia Plagued By Flu Outbreak

Australia's The X Factor has been jeopardised by an influenza outbreak on set which has affected both the celebrity judges and the contestants.Cases of flu have broken out during filming of the Tv talent show...

Cheryl Cole Loves Her Girls - On The "X Factor" That Is

Wait, is it X Factor time again? When did this happen? The mentors – this year’s lineup is Cheryl Cole, Mel B, Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh – got their respective categories on Friday. Unfortunately,...

Robert Pattinson In Awe Of Sister's The X Factor Tryout

Actor Robert Pattinson was left in awe of his sister Lizzy when she recently tried out for The X Factor in the U.K.The Twilight star's elder sibling showed off her own skills during an audition...

X Factor U.k. Heading To U.s. Tv

The U.K. version of The X Factor is set to air in the U.S., months after the American edition of the talent show was cancelled.Executives at America's Fox network axed Simon Cowell's singing competition after...

X Factor Judges Star In £1million 'Game Of Thrones Promo'

The latest series of the X Factor looks set to be the most epic one yet - if the first promo is anything to go by. While every year the X Factor judges battle it...

Cher Lloyd: 'X Factor Messed With My Head'

British pop star Cher Lloyd has taken aim at the reality Tv show that launched her career, insisting bosses on The X Factor made her feel "hurt and angry" by trying to change her image.The...

Cheryl Cole Was On The Brink Of A Breakdown Before X Factor Axe

British pop star Cheryl Cole is adamant Simon Cowell was right to axe her from the judging panel of the U.S. version of The X Factor because she was close to suffering a breakdown.The Fight...

First X Factor Winner Urges Young Stars To Avoid The Show

Steve Brookstein, the jazz singer who won the first season of Britain's The X Factor a decade ago, has urged budding stars to avoid the talent show.In a new interview, the 46 year old admits...

Melanie Brown Confirmed As Fourth Judge On The X Factor U.k.

British pop star Melanie Brown has been unveiled as a new judge on British Tv talent show The X Factor.The news was confirmed by a representative from Simon Cowell's company Syco in a Twitter.com post...

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