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The latest X Factor 2014 news: Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole return!

X Factor: Simon Cowell doesn’t want to be “irrelevant judge for hire” & bosses bag Adele?

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The new series of X Factor kicks off on ITV on August 30, and ahead of it, show boss Simon Cowell has revealed that he fears becoming “irrelevant” and out of touch with the music industry, which is why he continues to play an active role in managing and promoting artists who are signed to his Syco label.

Said artists include former X Factor finalists/winners Little Mix, One Direction and Ella Henderson. Read more & comment »

The X Factor 2014: Bosses ‘bending over backwards’ to have Adele perform on the live shows!

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As if The X Factor bosses haven’t forked out enough this year, especially with the return of Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. They’re now ‘bending over backwards’ to secure Adele for a performance on the live shows.

Adele is expected to release her third studio album later this year, and bosses are desperate for her to appear on the live shows, as they reckon it will go down a storm.
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The X Factor 2014 return date & time CONFIRMED! & Cheryl FV takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge!

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ITV have a habit of telling us stuff is “coming soon” and for the last couple of weeks, that’s all we have been told about The X Factor! Until now…

It has been confirmed this afternoon that The X Factor will indeed return on August 30, and August 31 with a special auditions double bill!
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X Factor: Simon Cowell takes ‘ice bucket’ challenge & nominates Cheryl FV, Mel B & Louis Walsh! VIDEO

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If you use any social media sites on t’interweb, you will know that the craze du jour is the ‘ice bucket challenge’ which does pretty much what it says on the tin and is in order to raise funds for motor neurone disease charity, ALS. Read more & comment »

X Factor spoilers: Chris Leonard makes Louis Walsh’s judges’ houses!

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We reported earlier this morning that Simon Cowell has put together a super, mega boyband and now we finally know the identities of one of it’s members.

It was revealed this month that the music mogul is keen to tap into One Direction’s success and so picked eight young, male singers who didn’t make it through the initial closed room auditions as solo artists, and asked them to join his new group.

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X Factor 2014: Ben Quinlan ‘a young Daniel O’Donnell’ causes rift!

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The X Factor judges were reportedly divided over the fate of one crooner when arena auditions took place in London this month.

Ben Quinlan made it through the closed room tryouts and clearly impressed at least three of the panel – which consists of Cheryl, Mel B, Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh – during his first attempt to shine, however the ladies were fairly split over his future on the show when the bigger auditions began.

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The X Factor 2014: Simon Cowell manufactures massive eight-piece boy band at Boot Camp! Are they the new One Direction?

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Simon Cowell has reportedly manufactured a huge eight-piece boy band at the Boot Camp stage of The X Factor, and it’s thought that they could be pretty successful!

The band is the biggest X Factor group that has been put together at the Boot Camp stage of the competition, consisting of a whopping eight solo singers, but Simon Cowell has big expectations for them!
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X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini find what “really stressful”?


Over the weekend, we reported that X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is obsessed with shoes, and apparently has over 2,000 pairs of them…

But somewhat surprisingly, Cheryl has confessed that she hates shopping, and that she finds it “really stressful”. 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 »

X Factor: Victoria Beckham ‘It’s a no from me’ over Mel B Judge’s House & Simon Cowell blasted by wannabe

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Within days of new X Factor judge Mel B starting work on the show, she hinted that she would be asking her Spice Girls band mate Victoria Beckham to join her at her Judge’s House this year…

However, it seems that not only was Victoria’s reply, “It’s a no from me,” her other band mates, Mel C, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell may have turned her down too. Read more & comment »