Blog posts about X Factor 2014

X Factor 2014 – As the ITV show prepares to launch again, we have audition information including dates, cities and venues as well as who the new judges might be this year.

Dermot O’Leary X Factor JUDGE? & he’s spotted a winner! EXCLUSIVE

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Dermot O’Leary has revealed that he’d love to join the X Factor panel, as a judge.

The TV presenter has fronted the ITV show since he replaced Kate Thornton in 2007, but it seems he’s keen to try a slightly different role in the singing competition.

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X Factor news: Reece Bibby teases arena & Simon Cowell ‘sweating’ over Strictly Come Dancing?

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Reece Bibby has been teasing X Factor fans, about what they can expect when they see his arena audition.

The teenage singer wowed the panel with his guitar playing and crooning on Saturday night’s episode of the ITV show and as more than nine million people tuned in, he was seen landing four yeses from Simon Cowell, Mel B, Cheryl and Louis Walsh and sailing through to the next round.

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X Factor 2014: ditches Cheryl & Stevi Ritchie’s porn name!

The Voice has reportedly pulled out of appearing on this year’s X Factor series, forcing Cheryl FV to find another assistant for her judges houses round.

The former Girls Aloud star is mentoring the girls this year – which is great considering the success she’s had with the category previously – and will soon head off to France to choose the best three out of her group for the live shows.

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X Factor: TOWIE’s Jasmin Walia flop Xtra Factor audition VIDEO

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Poor old Jasmin Walia really hoped that auditioning for The X Factor would be the big move she needed to launch her singing career, instead she didn’t even make it onto the main show.

The TOWIE star tried out for Cheryl, Simon Cowell, Mel B and Louis walsh earlier this year, hoping to jump from one reality TV show to another, however things fell flat when the panel slated her singing and quashed her hopes of becoming a pop icon.

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X Factor: Simon Cowell thinks an over will win! Jay James Picton? EXCLUSIVE!

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Simon Cowell has admitted that he thinks an older contestant could win The X Factor this year, which is hardly surprising, since he is mentoring the overs category.

The dad of one is set to jet off on his judges houses with Sinitta and Paula Abdul this month, where he’ll put the last of the older singers through their paces and pick just three for the love shows, set to begin in October.

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X Factor: Steps Claire Richards hits back & Simon Cowell raps Crazy Stupid Love!

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Steps’ singer Claire Richards has hit back at X Factor boss Simon Cowell, after he criticised her former group Steps, during a recent episode of the ITV show.

The star was clearly offended when the music mogul used her band as an example – and not a shining one – when critiquing a new act at the weekend.

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X Factor’s Jay James embarrassed by wife’s x-rated past?

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Jay James Picton is reportedly embarrassed by the fact that his wife used to work as a glamour model before they got together.

Victoria Picton, who used to be known as Vikki Thomas, was seen crying on Saturday night’s X Factor show, as her husband moved Mel B to tears with his crooning during the audition rounds.

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X Factor’s Cheryl blasts Simon Cowell but BEATS One Direction!

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It seems that allegiances are shifting on the X Factor and no longer is Cheryl prepared to act as Simon Cowell’s right hand puppet.

The pair were seen clashing on Saturday night’s first episode of the ITV show, as the music mogul tried to rush the former Girls Aloud singer in her commentary and told her that critiquing and advising the acts was unnecessary and annoying.

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X Factor 2014: Simon Cowell to save Tulisa’s career? But how?

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Simon Cowell has revealed that he’s keen to help Tulisa get her career back on track and may have her back on the X Factor panel down the line.

The N Dubz star was dropped from the lineup last year and replaced by Nicole Scherzinger, but that was just about the least worrying thing that happened to her at the time.

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X Factor: Kitten & The Hip singer Scarlett Mae Quinn was reportedly a £600-an-hour lapdancing stripper!


In last night’s second episode of this year’s X Factor, viewers met bizarre duo Kitten & The Hip – who might more accurately have been named Kitten & The Might Put A Hip Out given that she’s 28 and her husband Ashley is 53 – who, as a pair, failed to wow the judges.

However, after their frankly freaky audition, judges Mel B, Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini were all in agreement that Kitten, whose real name is Scarlett Mae Quinn, should ditch Lurch lookalike Ashley and try out on her own. Read more & comment »