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

The X Factor 2014: Simon Cowell blasts Strictly Come Dancing for being “competitive” & claims he doesn’t worry about ratings!

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This weekend, the brand new series of The X Factor returns to our TV screens, but with it comes a pretty competitive ratings battle.

We reported yesterday that Strictly Come Dancing will launch next weekend on the BBC, but bosses have been playing dirty recently, and Simon Cowell isn’t happy about it.
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X Factor: Cheryl FV says “I’ve grown up” & Simon Cowell agrees! “She’s a better judge” this time round

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During the official launch of this year’s X Factor in London last night, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was of course asked how it feels to be back on the show after several years away…

To which she replied, “I’ve grown up…” Read more & comment »

Simon Cowell teases One Direction’s new album and says “They could be together for 20 years”

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One Direction fans were sent into meltdown recently when X Factor and Syco boss Simon Cowell seemed to intimate that the band could split up next year after they’d produced their fifth studio album…

However, as upset and panic prompted millions of One Direction fans to post angry and emotional messages on social media sites about what Cowell had said, he put the record straight on Twitter. Read more & comment »

CONFIRMED! Caroline Flack HAS signed up for Strictly Come Dancing VIDEO

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To the surprise of no-one, given that new X Factor star Sarah-Jane Crawford leaked the news, former Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack HAS confirmed that she will be taking part in this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Sarah-Jane made the faux pas last night – you can click here to read about it – which most likely prompted Strictly’s bosses to decide to announce Caroline as the latest celeb signing this morning. Read more & comment »

X Factor: Simon Cowell serenaded by Gloria Gaynor as he confesses that he loves “joke” acts

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Yesterday, Simon Cowell was with fellow judges Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Louis Walsh at the press launch of the show – we were there too and will have all the news and goss from the event for you soon – in London… Read more & comment »

Strictly Come Dancing bosses livid as X Factor’s Sarah-Jane Crawford confirms Caroline Flack HAS signed up

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It’s been rumoured for weeks now that former Xtra Factor presenter Caroline Flack will be joining the celebrity line-up for this year’s new series of Strictly Come Dancing, however, Caroline’s successor, Sarah-Jane Crawford has reportedly indicated that Caroline has in fact signed up…

And the BBC are said to be livid over it, given that they have not yet announced the news themselves. Read more & comment »

X Factor 2014 judges houses: Barclay Beales & Tom Mann join Chris Leonard in new boyband?

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The X Factor is about to launch on our TV screens this weekend but though we’ll just be watching the first of the pre-recorded auditions, judges houses and the final choosing of acts is already well underway.

We reported recently that Simon Cowell has put together a new boyband, made up of no less than EIGHT handsome singers that were rejected during the closed room tryouts, and it’s been claimed by Thestar.ie that those lads have already made it through the arena stage and bootcamp and onto Louis Walsh’s judges houses.

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Strictly Come Dancing & The X Factor 2014 to CLASH as Strictly launch date is confirmed!

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It has been revealed this evening that there’s going to be a massive war of the channels on Sunday, September 7!

As you may have guessed, two shows going up against each other will be The X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing as we embark on yet another year of ratings wars!
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The X Factor 2014: Simon Cowell says Cheryl FV and Mel B are too ‘self-obsessed’ to find a star!

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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has two X Factor wins under her belt – Joe McElderry and Alexandra Burke – but could she make it a third time lucky this year?

Apparently not, according to Simon Cowell, as both Cheryl and Mel B are too ‘self-obsessed’ with their own careers to find a real star.
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One Direction boss Simon Cowell LOATHES boybands!

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Simon Cowell, the man responsible for One Direction’s formation, career and worldwide success, has admitted that he hates formulaic and manufactured boybands.

The X Factor boss spotted Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik at the ITV auditions in 2010, when they were all still performing as solo singers, and handpicked them for his new group. One Direction have broken sales records all around the world and become one of the most popular music acts around, but Simon isn’t hoping to repeat his success.

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