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 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 »

X Factor James Arthur in pub brawl! PICS

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James Arthur was apparently involved in a fight during a night out in Poland, he has claimed on his Instagram page this week.

The X Factor winner was all the way across Europe to perform at the Wromantic Festival along with artists such as AlphaVille and James Blunt, however it seems he got himself into a bit of trouble during his trip.

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X Factor News: Ella Henderson defends James Arthur as Leona Lewis opens up about Syco split!

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Earlier this week, we reported that former X Factor winner James Arthur finally confirmed that he was no longer signed to Simon Cowell’s label Syco, however, the star seemed unfazed by the fact that the music mogul cut him loose, and for James, it’s business as usual.

Similarly, Leona Lewis – also a former winner – has parted ways with Syco, and today it’s been reported that she cites her reasons for doing so as being that she needs to be around people who are not “trying to make me into something that I’m not.” Read more & comment »

X Factor: James Arthur was “a liability” says insider & Xtra Factor newbie Sarah Crawford tweets “respect” to Caroline Flack!

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Earlier today, we reported that former X Factor winner James Arthur had finally confirmed that he and Simon Cowell’s record label Syco had indeed parted ways, which had been rumoured for weeks…

Similarly, we also reported that Caroline Flack has quit – or has been axed from – her role as co-presenter of The Xtra Factor and that DJ Sarah Jane Crawford was to take over from her. Read more & comment »

X Factor’s James Arthur confirms he HAS been ditched by Simon Cowell’s label Syco, but adds, “The future’s bright!”

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For weeks now it’s been rumoured that former X Factor winner James Arthur had been dropped from music mogul Simon Cowell’s record label Syco, however, neither party confirmed or denied the rumours…

Until now that is as last night, James tweeted, “Just to clear things up – I am no longer with Syco.

“I would like to thank all at the label for making a great record with me.” Read more & comment »

X Factor’s James Arthur pleads with Robbie Williams – ‘Sign me!’

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While there still seems to be some confusion over whether Simon Cowell has dropped former X Factor winner James Arthur from his SyCo label or not, James has appealed directly to Take That star Robbie Williams to sign him up…

But only to play football in next year’s Soccer Aid match!

On Twitter, James wrote, “@robbiewilliams sign me for the next soccer aid! I’ll get ya a couple goals no probs.” Read more & comment »

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