Blog posts about James Arthur

23 year old singer/songwriter James Arthur is currently a finalist on the 2012 series of The X Factor UK. He’s from Middlesbrough and is in Nicole Scherzinger’s boys category. James occasionally raps on songs and brings a unique style to many of the songs he sings on the show.

X Factor: James Arthur in Professor Green spat? Sam Bailey wants judging role & introduces baby Miley

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Making X Factor headlines today are former winners James Arthur and Sam Bailey, though for rather different reasons… Read more & comment »

James Arthur to collaborate with ex-Busted star Charlie Simpson? Plus see James take on ice bucket challenge VIDEO

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It’s been reported today that former X Factor winner James Arthur has called on ex-Busted band member Charlie Simpson for advice – and there could even be a collaboration between the two – about his new album, which will of course be the first that James has released since he was ditched by Simon Cowell’s label, Syco. Read more & comment »

James Arthur excited about having laser eye surgery, plus, time to stop saying sorry?

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Former X Factor winner James Arthur has undergone a pretty miraculous transformation over the last year, which doesn’t only apply to his physical appearance, given that he has – time and again now – apologised for his former behaviour…

Said ‘behaviour’ included slating everything about the X Factor, including at times Simon Cowell who was at the time his boss, given he’s of course the head of Syco, the label to which James was formerly signed. Read more & comment »

James Arthur fights back the tears at V Festival after having a pretty awful year!

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It finally looks like James Arthur is back on form, and maybe he needed his boat to be rocked to wake him up a little bit.

The past 12 months for James haven’t been the best by anyone’s standards, but it looks like he is finally getting back into his lane, and doing things the right way, and we like that! We only hope that it can continue.
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Union J can’t wait to see ‘feisty’ Mel B in action & why was Professor Green’s collaboration with James Arthur AXED?

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Union J seem to have been pretty vocal about this year’s series of The X Factor over the past couple of weeks.

The foursome, who appeared on the ninth series of The X Factor back in 2012 have said that they think this year’s series of the show will be nothing short of “amazing” – and we couldn’t agree more.
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X Factor: James Arthur moots name change & PRAISES One Direction! But is he quitting the UK?

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In the last few months, the change in former X Factor winner James Arthur has been quite astonishing, as not only has he undergone a fairly radical change in image, he’s also mellowed out considerably…

These days, James uses Twitter to interact with fans more than arguably most other artists in the music biz right now, and it’s where this week he’s mooted the idea of adding a name change to the quantum shift in persona. Read more & comment »

James Arthur for Celebrity Big Brother 2014? He spills!

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James Arthur has ruled out the possibility of him appearing on the forthcoming series of Celebrity Big Brother. Oh booo!

It has recently been rumoured that the former X Factor winner was planning to take the ultimate reality TV plunge, and enter the Celebrity Big Brother house, where careers go to die. But, it turns out it isn’t the case.
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James Arthur talks Ed Sheeran collaboration & the craziest thing he’s ever done in impromptu webcam session!

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Yesterday, former X Factor winner, James Arthur hosted an impromptu web chat with some of his fans. When we say ‘some’, we actually mean 657 of them…

During the Twitter chat, JA urged his fans to send in some questions he could answer for them, and well, we all know how these sessions go. We didn’t learn anything.
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X Factor’s James Arthur blasts Glastonbury bosses & talks film career!

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James Arthur isn’t too happy with Glastonbury bosses tonight and he’s blasted the ‘mediocre’ acts they booked for the festival this year.

Just a while ago Dolly Parton took to the stage and attracted the biggest audience of the weekend as she belted out hits like 9 to 5, Jolene and many more. Metallica headlined the event earlier in the weekend to rave reviews and acts such as Rudimental, Lily Allen and The Kaiser Chiefs have all performed.

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Former X Factor winner James Arthur to sign with Virgin or Island Records?

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A couple of weeks ago, we reported that former X Factor winner James Arthur had finally confirmed that he and Simon Cowell’s record label Syco had parted company, which of course came in the wake of a number of dramas relating to remarks James made on Twitter and in TV interviews.

However, James was unfazed by the fact that he’d been dumped by his label, and with an already full diary and a band of loyal fans, he set about revamping his image and apologised for his former “mistakes”, vowing not to repeat them. Read more & comment »