Though the new series of The X Factor doesn’t get underway until later this year, boss Simon Cowell is busy making plans for it, and in addition to yet another radical shake-up of its format, it seems he’s giving thought to hiring new judges for the panel.
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Over the weekend, former X Factor and Dancing on Ice star Ray Quinn has announced that sadly, he and his wife Emma Stephens have decided to call time on their marriage…
Ordinarily, the only way a singer can showcase their talent to X Factor bosses is to attend one of the show’s auditions rounds, unless that is they are approached by X Factor talent scouts.
The X Factor 2015 tour kicked off recently, and a number of weeks back, the big wigs controlling the X Factor tour surprised us all with a little announcement.
The X Factor faced quite the backlash when Paul Akister was kicked off the show last year before his time was really up, but our faith was restored when it was announced that Paul would be joining the other acts on the X Factor tour.
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Though former X Factor band One Direction are at the height of their fame and global popularity right now – though that said, many music biz insiders reckon they’ve in fact had their day and it will be all downhill from now on – music mogul Simon Cowell is on the lookout for a new band who could do as well, if not better than, 1D have done.
X Factor judges Louis Walsh and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini had to put aside their not inconsiderable differences and ongoing animosity in order to star on the show last year, and if all goes well, they’ll have to do so again in 2015.
There are thousands of women who would kill to look like X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini – and no doubt thousands of men who wish their significant other resembled the Geordie stunner – and millions more who wouldn’t mind being a few quid behind her in terms of her bank balance…
During last year’s run of The X Factor, rumours of a romance between finalists Stevi Ritchie and Chloe Jasmine Whichello were confirmed when Stevi confessed that he had “feelings” for the quirky Chloe, however, at the time, she was dating someone else.
During the last week of X Factor in 2014, the focus of press attention was on judge Mel B and her husband, Stephen Belafonte, following reports in the media that claimed the former Spice Girls singer had been rushed to hospital with a mystery illness.