Louis Walsh

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X Factor's first ever sing-off at bootcamp

Following Saturday night’s cliffhanger ending, the X Factor's bootcamp auditions continued on Sunday with Simon Cowell deciding who he would swap in the six seat challenge for Jay James. In...

Tears of joy and sadness in X Factor episode 8

After Saturday night's penultimate episode of the live room auditions on the X Factor, Sunday was the final night for the contestants to impress the judges and the 5,000 strong...

Girl power takeover on X Factor episode 7

Following last weekend's live room auditions, the X Factor returned this Saturday for another round of auditions at Wembley Arena. The hopefuls faced the 5,000 strong crowd in an attempt...

Arena auditions get the better of the contestants in X Factor episode 5

With the end of the room auditions last week, 187 X Factor hopefuls returned to impress judges and a live audience on Saturday night at the arena auditions.As the pressure...

The crowd are on their feet in X Factor Episode 6

After Saturday night's first round of live arena auditions, the X Factor contestants returned for another night of facing the judges and a 5,000 strong crowd at Wembley Arena. The...

Famous siblings surprise in X Factor episode 4

Following last night's emotional-filled drama, the judges came together again in Newcastle for the last room auditions in tonight's episode of the X Factor. First to enter the room was...

Inspirational performances in X Factor episode 3

After last week's explosive comeback, the X Factor returned to our screens tonight for more room auditions in Manchester and Newcastle. From the 'British Lady Gaga' to fishmonger, Lola Saunders...

A night of surprises in X Factor Episode 2

Following last night’s emotional episode, the X Factor returned this evening for another night of drama. Call centre singer Steve Ritchie started off the night but accidently forgot the song...

Emotional breakdowns in X Factor 2014 episode one

X Factor 2014 was welcomed back with open arms last night as viewers sat down to watch the eleventh series of one of the UK's most popular singing competitions. It's...

Double date: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell's other halves join in for X Factor launch

X Factor 2014 kicked off on Wednesday evening at the Ham Yard hotel on Denman Street, London.And Cheryl-Fernandez-Versini made sure she had the wow factor for the launch of the...

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini takes centre stage in sizzling new X Factor promo shots

With a whirlwind wedding and a new studio album on the way, it's been quite a summer for Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. Little wonder then that she takes centre stage in a...

Tulisa Contostavlos returns to The X Factor

It's been a turbulent few months for Tulisa Contostavlos. But the star is ready to step back into the spotlight with a return to The X Factor. This week, the...

The X Factor confirms its return date

The X Factor has confirmed it will be back on our screens on Saturday 30th August.The first episode will air on the Saturday evening on ITV with a second episode...

The X Factor confirms its return date

The X Factor has confirmed it will be back on our screens on Saturday 30th August.The first episode will air on the Saturday evening on ITV with a second episode...

X Factor 2014: Everything you need to know about this season

It's that time of year again- the X Factor is returning to TV screens. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERYThe X Factor judges: Louis Walsh, Mel B, Cheryl Cole and Simon...

Cheryl Cole dazzles in monochrome at X Factor auditions

It was all eyes on Cheryl Cole as the singer arrived at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday for the London auditions of the X Factor. The star was making monochrome...

Cheryl Cole reveals what it is really like working with Mel B on The X Factor

Cheryl Cole might be "very different" to her fellow X Factor judge Mel B – but she is full of praise for the feisty former Spice Girl. "I admit we...



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