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

Joe McElderry announces 2015 tour! Our FAVOURITE live performances!


Joe McElderry has announced a new tour of the UK, much to the delight of his loyal and committed fans.

The former X Factor winner has confirmed that his Evolution tour will hit the road in 2015 and rather than a small scale run of concerts, the singer will be putting on an extensive tour from February to July.

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The Voice’s Rita Ora secretly coaching X Factor’s Fleur East?

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Rita Ora may have signed up to coach on the 2014 series of The Voice, but the Hot Right Now singer may be taking an interest in another TV reality TV in her spare time.

The singer / songwriter has previously acted as a guest judge and mentor on ITV’s X Factor and it seems the blonde beauty is putting that experience to good use and she’s said to be practicing her coaching skills on contestant Fleur East.

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X Factor 2014 live shows for Strictly Come Dancing clash!

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The schedules are out and finally we know the timings of the first X Factor live shows this year.

The ITV series is heading for yet another clash with BBC rival Strictly Come Dancing, however fans shouldn’t get too het up, as the overlap is nowhere near as long as previous clashes.

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X Factor 2014: Stevi Ritchie’s mankini plans & Ben Haenow’s army support!

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Stevi Ritchie has revealed his plans to keep things interesting if he makes the live rounds of The X Factor next week.

The quirky singer, who isn’t much of a vocalist but sure does know how to dance and entertain a crowd, has been a big hit with the judges so far and last weekend we watched as he won one of the six chairs belonging to Simon Cowell, meaning he had landed himself a place in judges houses.

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X Factor 2014: Dermot O’Leary calls Louis Walsh ruthless & dirty!

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Dermot O’Leary has revealed that while people may see Simon Cowell as the dark lord of the X Factor, they really should be looking towards seemingly harmless judge Louis Walsh.

The presenter claims that the former Westlife boss is the most ruthless and unethical star on the panel of the ITV show and will resort to absolutely anything to win…even if it does mean stealing songs, sabotaging other acts, or saying the unsayable on the live shows.

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Niall Horan shocks Harry Styles! Haz worships Zayn Malik! One Direction video!

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One Direction star Niall Horan always did love a good prank and he definitely got the better of bandmate Harry Styles when they performed in Charlotte recently.

The boyband are wrapping up their Where We Are tour and have only two shows left before they call an end to their first ever batch of stadium shows, but despite five months of relentless performing and travelling it’s nice to see that they haven’t lost their sense of fun.

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X Factor 2014: Danny Dearden found he could sing on a drunken night out & Andrea Faustini loves Mel B!

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We hear some weird stories about X Factor contestants each and every year, but it seems one of this year’s strange admissions is that Danny Dearden didn’t know he could sing… until he went out and got drunk with his mates.

The 23-year-old joiner has admitted that he didn’t know he could sing until he did a bit of karaoke, and his mates pushed him to apply for the show.
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Awww Louis Walsh cries at X Factor judges houses! WATCH

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Louis Walsh breaks down in tears on The X Factor this weekend, as he’s forced to both make and break the dreams of hopeful groups, desperate to make the live shows.

After causing all sorts of bother at bootcamp, when he staged an unheard of three act singoff, in a bid to determine the last act in his six chair challenge, Louis is set to show his softer side in the next shows.

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X Factor 2014: Kerrianne Covell & Andrea Faustini tease judges houses!

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Kerrianne Covell has revealed that she’s still shocked that she made it through X Factor bootcamp and into Cheryl FV’s judges houses lineup.

The singer was a bundle of nerves before she performed for the judges as part of the six chair challenge, but her audition piece was enough to win over the entire panel and the massive audience, so Cheryl adding her to her team was a no brainer.

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X Factor 2014: New boy band under ‘pressure’ for judges houses!

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James Graham, Reece Bibby, Tom Mann, Casey Johnson, Jake Sims, Charlie Jones, Barclay Beales and Chris Leonard have revealed that they were under an incredible amount of pressure to perform, when they were put together at X Factor bootcamp recently.

The eight solo singers were cut from the lineup at the end of the first half of the Wembley Arena round, however Simon Cowell is always keen to shake things up a little, so along with his fellow judges, he decided to ask the bumper group to trial a few songs and see if they could work together.

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