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Nile Rodgers To Stand In For Robbie Williams On 'The X Factor'

Chic legend Nile Rodgers is set to stand in for Robbie Williams as a judge on this weekend’s edition of ‘The X Factor’ while he is absent on a South American tour.The 66 year old...

Gary Barlow Reckons His Dressing Room On 'The X Factor' Was Bugged

Take That lead singer Gary Barlow has accused the producers of ‘The X Factor’ of creating “fake drama” during his time as a judge on the show.During Barlow’s tenure as head judge on the show...

Why Might Sharon Osbourne Get Sacked From 'The X Factor'?

Sharon Osbourne’s future with ‘The X Factor’ is apparently in doubt after she launched a foul-mouthed rant at fellow judge Simon Cowell during a recent interview.The 65 year old star spent an hour on Howard...

Louis Walsh Quits 'The X Factor' After 13 Years

Louis Walsh has announced his decision to quit ‘The X Factor’ after what he called 13 “fantastic” years with the talent show.The 65 year old pop mogul has been the show’s longest serving judge, appearing...

Matt Cardle Reveals Battles With Drug And Alcohol Addiction

Matt Cardle, a former winner of ‘The X Factor’, has opened up about his struggles with alcohol and drug addiction in the aftermath of a dramatic downturn in his career in the years following his...

Cheryl Snubbing Itv To Make Her Tv Comeback On Bbc's 'The Greatest Dancer'

After more than two years out, Cheryl has confirmed that her television comeback will be on the BBC’s new talent show ‘The Greatest Dancer’, in what appears to be a sensational snub to ITV.The former...

Olly Murs Confirms He Is Joining 'The Voice UK' Judging Panel

Just over a year after he quit ‘The X Factor’, Olly Murs has committed the egregious pop star sin of betrayal of Simon Cowell, announcing that he’s set to become a judge on the next...

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Sharon Osbourne has been replaced by Alesha Dixon at auditions for the upcoming series of ‘The X Factor’, after she was forced to pull out of work commitments due to back pain.Dixon has only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

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