The stage is set, the judges have been announced, our phone is waiting to be turned off for the first time since Louisa Johnson took home the prize last year… ‘The X Factor’ is back!
This year, we’ve been promised to be an explosive series, with returning judges Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger all taking their places on the panel.
Of course, we’re looking forward to seeing the new array of talent who’ve shown up to this year’s auditions… but to pretend that’s all ‘X Factor’ is about would be foolish.
We all know we’re watching for the spectacle too, and what we love most is when the show really gets us laughing.
So, to prepare for the ‘X Factor’s triumphant return to our screens, we’ve rounded up some of our most cherished hilarious moments - from Rylan Clark’s hysterical crying on Nicole Scherzinger to Sharon Osbourne winding up Simon, with some seriously dodgy auditions thrown in for good measure...