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#MadeMyDay… Joey Essex to quiz Cameron, Miliband, Clegg and Farage in election special

#MadeMyDay… Joey Essex to quiz Cameron, Miliband, Clegg and Farage in election special

As an entertainment news reporter, I don’t often get to write about weighty political issues – unless you count my recent article about Snoop Dogg threatening to boycott the BBC over the whole Jeremy Clarkson drama, and you probably don’t – which is just as well really, given that in the main, I’m bored rigid by politics…

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Ex-1D singer Zayn Malik admits he only tried out for X Factor “for the experience” adding, “I didn’t want to be famous!”

Ex-1D singer Zayn Malik admits he only tried out for X Factor “for the experience” adding, “I didn’t want to be famous!”

When a then teenaged Zayn Malik tried out for The X Factor in 2010, his audition didn’t even feature on the regular show – though it did air on ITV2 spin-off The Xtra Factor – and it wasn’t until he was at Boot Camp that viewers were properly introduced to him.

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One Direction: Simon Cowell to BLOCK Zayn Malik’s solo career?

One Direction: Simon Cowell to BLOCK Zayn Malik’s solo career?

This morning, several media outlets have images of the now former One Direction singer Zayn Malik spending time in a recording studio in London just one day after he sensationally quit the band.

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TRUTH about how long Zayn Malik wanted out of One Direction? Louis Walsh says…

TRUTH about how long Zayn Malik wanted out of One Direction? Louis Walsh says…

Music industry insiders were probably the only people who weren’t left reeling by the news that Zayn Malik has quit One Direction, given that for months, it’s been widely – if quietly – rumoured that the band were set to go their separate ways at the end of the year when their contract with their record label ends.

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Gary Barlow’s advice to One Direction now Zayn Malik has quit?

Gary Barlow’s advice to One Direction now Zayn Malik has quit?

There can be fewer musicians who are better placed to advise One Direction on how they can continue now that Zayn Malik has quit than Take That veteran, Gary Barlow.

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X Factor 2015: Westlife star Brian McFadden to sign up as a judge?

X Factor 2015: Westlife star Brian McFadden to sign up as a judge?

As we reported last night, X Factor producer Richard Holloway has hinted that this year’s new series will – yet again, it’s an annual event by now – see major changes to the format and possibly to the judging panel.

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X Factor’s Cheryl FV talks “dangerous inhumane surveillance” and music biz sexism

X Factor’s Cheryl FV talks “dangerous inhumane surveillance” and music biz sexism

X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is never one to keep her opinions to herself, and when she feels something needs saying, she says it…

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The Voice 2015 haemorrhages viewers amid backlash over ‘joke’ Vikesh Champaneri

The Voice 2015 haemorrhages viewers amid backlash over ‘joke’ Vikesh Champaneri

It seems that losing pop princess Kylie Minogue from the coaching panel of The Voice – Hot Right Now singer Rita Ora replaced her – has seen the BBC talent quest returning to the poor viewing figures that have dogged it in previous years…

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Primtime Emmys 2015: Orange is the New Black to be recognized as a ‘drama’ NOT a ‘comedy’ this year!

Primtime Emmys 2015: Orange is the New Black to be recognized as a ‘drama’ NOT a ‘comedy’ this year!

The verdict is in, and Orange is the New Black is being recognised as a drama at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards.

It marks quite the U-Turn from last year’s ceremony in which the hit Netflix original show was deemed as a comedy. But, it isn’t the only show that has seen a change in the playing field.
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Fed up Nicole Scherzinger says “I’m done with Britain!” Jane McDonald to replace her in Cats

Fed up Nicole Scherzinger says “I’m done with Britain!” Jane McDonald to replace her in Cats

Former X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger has reportedly said that she’s “done” with the UK and is therefore going back to her native America.

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