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’s James Arthur drops Kryptonite video with Rhymez & records with Charlie Simpson

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Former X Factor winner James Arthur may have faced more than his fair share of adversity in the past two years, but the star is pushing on, undeterred and this morning he released the official music video for his new single Kryptonite.

James hasn’t had it easy since he won the ITV competition in 2012 and many a wannabe would have bowed under the pressure and crawled under a stone to hibernate away from the world by now, but not James.

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James Arthur reveals betrayal & being “crucified” by fame on new track, Kryptonite

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To say that former X Factor winner James Arthur has been on an emotional rollercoaster of a journey since viewers were first introduced to him in 2012 would be a huge understatement… Read more & comment »

James Arthur admits he LOVES One Direction! Harry Styles & Liam Payne crank up the bromance VIDEOS

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Now and again, there are reports in the media that have readers checking their calendars to be sure it’s not April 1st, such as a headline that reads, ‘My goat gave birth to a gerbil’ or perhaps ‘Prince Harry spotted signing on’ or even, ‘Former X Factor winner James Arthur says he’s a big One Direction fan’.

And while the first two headlines haven’t been reported today, the third has, and in a Hell Has In Fact Frozen Over sort of a way, James Arthur has publically declared that he is now officially a One Direction fan. Read more & comment »

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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