Louis Walsh

All the latest news, photos and more on the Irish X Factor judge and music manager.

'X Factor' dream over for District 3 after Louis Walsh refuses to vote

X Factor became a battle of the boybands this weekend, as District 3 and Union J went head to head in the sing off. Finally trio District 3 were eliminated, ending their hopes of taking the competition...

Too much like Adele? Ella Henderson's X Factor style is 'timeless and classic'

Despite being only 16, the talented X Factor contestant Ella Henderson performed not only another flawless show but was remarked upon as "timeless and classic" by American superstar...

'X Factor' first live finals turn into dramatic showdown

X Factor's first round of live finals didn't fail to disappoint as the show's adrenaline-inducing format left viewers glued to the screen on Saturday and Sunday. In a series of revelations, the programme...

As live shows start, which of these contestants has the X Factor?

Judge Gary Barlow says they're "the best yet", but who are the twelve acts who went through to the X Factor live finals at the weekend? In two emotional episodes full of tears and tantrums,...

New season of 'X Factor' gets off to a flying start

Anticipation is running high as X Factor is ready to hit screens with a new round of drama and divas– and the latest series looks set to be a very glamorous affair. The show's judges – Gary...

Tears as Westlife say goodbye after 14 years

On Saturday evening, the curtain will fall on the 14-year career of one of Britain's biggest boy bands. Westlife will take to the stage for the very last time in a concert held in Dublin’s Croke...

Janet Delvin misses out on 'X Factor' semi final after forgetting her words

Janet Devlin has missed out on a place in the X Factor semi-final after her performance failed to win her enough votes. The Irish teenager forgot some of the words to Nineties hit Mmm Bop on Saturday...

Lady Gaga comforts Kitty Brucknell with hugs and wine after 'X Factor' exit

They say every cloud has a silver lining. And that's certainly true for exiting X Factor contestant Kitty Brucknell. The eccentric singer was clearly devastated to leave the competition but...

An exclusive look behind the scenes at Frankie's last 'X Factor' show

Ever wondered what the X Factor hopefuls get up to minutes before the live shows? Having a quick bite before singing in front of millions, messing around with rival contestants and getting last minute...

X Factor evictees given a second chance

After the recent furore surrounding this year's X Factor, there's another twist in the tale. Since Frankie Cocozza left the show, there's been much speculation as to whether another contestant...

High emotion as The Risk and Johnny voted off 'X Factor'

X Factor boyband The Risk and veteran singer Johnny Robinson have been sent home from the competition in a double elimination. The first act to go was The Risk in a move that shocked their mentor Tulisa...

Boris Becker gets involved in 'X Factor' bullying row

When X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos accused contestant Misha B of bullying at the weekend, debate raged on Twitter. And it wasn't just members of the general public who got involved....

New X Factor judges arrive in Birmingham for the first round of auditions

It's that time again. The search for Britain's new superstar got underway this week with the first X Factor auditions. And with the recent news surrounding Cheryl Cole, all eyes were on the...

Cheryl's out: New UK 'X Factor' judging panel line-up is announced

The line-up for the new series of The X Factor has finally been announced. After months of speculation, ITV have released a statement on Twitter confirming that the four judges are Gary Barlow, Louis...

Louis Walsh spills the beans on his fellow 'X Factor' judges as he invites us into his fabulous Miami home

The live rounds don’t even kick off until next weekend, but The X Factor’s Louis Walsh already seems to have picked his winner. In an exclusive interview with this week’s HELLO!, the...

Ronan Keating moves out of family home amid reports of friendship with dancer

After the shock announcement that Ronan Keating and his wife Yvonne are separating after 12 years of marriage, the Boyzone star has reportedly moved out of the family home.  Pictured leaving the...

Simon Cowell says goodbye to Mr Nasty as 'Britain's Got Talent' returns

When Britain's Got Talent returns for its fourth series on ITV1 on Saturday night, viewers might notice a change for the better in the man long known as TV's Mr Nasty. It seems Simon Cowell's relationship...



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