X Factor 2014

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The show goes on for Nicole Scherzinger after grandmother's funeral

A sombre Nicole Scherzinger was spotted emerging from the Tamarind restaurant in London on Thursday night, following a very tough week. The X Factor judge had just returned to London after...

Fright night for 'X Factor's Rylan as he celebrates birthday with Halloween bash

Known for his flamboyant style and great sense of fun, X Factor star Rylan Clark was not one to shy away from the cameras on his birthday night out. The star celebrated his 24th with his fellow...

Taste of the A-list life for 'X Factor' contestants at 'Skyfall' premiere

If their music careers take off, the X factor contestants can expect this kind of treatment full time. But for now it was a rare treat for the TV star seach hopefuls as they joined a roll-call of celebrities...

Battle of the outfits or battle of the bands? 'X Factor' heats up in the style stakes

As MK1 were eliminated in yet another deadlock this week, judges Tulisa Contostavlos and Nicole Scherzinger entered a style battle of their own on the X Factor. After launching her own clothing line earlier...

Second 'X Factor' show, second deadlock: Competition heats up as Gary loses another act

X Factor viewers were in for another shock this week as the judges went to deadlock again over who would stay on the show. As boyband District 3 and soulful songstress Melanie Masson battled to keep their...

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,...

Grieving Gary Barlow cancels 'X Factor' trip to focus on family

Gary Barlow has canceled a trip to Majorca for X Factor's judge's house round. The singer will instead stay in Britain to comfort his wife Dawn after the couple's baby girl Poppy was stillborn 12 days...

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...

'I can't breathe': Jay-Z's protégée Rita Ora admits nerves at X Factor auditions

She's still a relative newcomer herself, and Rita Ora admitted to be feeling the nerves when she joined the UK X Factor team in looking for a new star. The 21-year-old, who has only one hit single under...

Simon Cowell's lifestyle secrets are revealed in tell-all biography

Simon Cowell enjoys twice-yearly botox and intravenous vitamin injections to keep him looking young, according to the unofficial biography of the TV star. In the latest extract of Sweet Revenge: The...

Explosive new memoir reveals Simon's 'genuine love' for Dannii

The sizzling on-screen chemistry between Simon Cowell and Dannii Minogue kept fans of the X Factor rapt during previous seasons of the show. And now explosive claims have emerged that the two judges...

More silverware for Downton servants to polish

They have scooped a Golden Globe and an Emmy award across the Atlantic. And Downton Abbey's accolades continue to accumulate – the successul series was honoured with the top prize at the National...

Mezhgan missing as Simon takes well-earned Barbados break

It's tough work relentlessly carving out careers for pop wannabes on both sides of the Atlantic. So Simon Cowell can be forgiven for living it up in Barbados over Christmas.  This year has...

Little Mix vs Military Wives: The race for Xmas No1 heats up

A week after their triumph in the TV talent show, X Factor winners Little Mix have wasted no time installing themselves firmly at the top of the charts with their single Cannonball – but they might...



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