The X Factor

Louis Loses Two Acts In First 'X Factor' Elimination

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

We’re only one week into this year’s live shows, and already ‘The X Factor’ has sent two of its contestants packing, with Blonde Electra and O...

The X Factor 2014 Live Show One

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

With no time at all to get over my judges houses jet lag, I'm back in the good old UK. For the remaining 16, I mean 12 acts, (hold your horses Dean) it really is time to face the music and for the first time in this series, the voting public.

Andrea To Perform 'Earth Song' On Live TV. Alright Then...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

It’s ‘Number Ones’ week over on ‘The X Factor’ this weekend, which means the 12 hopefuls will be performing a range of chart-topping hits fr...

'X Factor' Bosses Have Got REALLY Tough On This Year's Hopefuls

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

This year's 'X Factor' contestants aren't exactly going to be living a rock n roll lifestyle whilst in the competition after show bosses hired a forme...

'Our Dad Thinks We're Going To Hell For Doing X Factor'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

You’d be forgiven for thinking that ‘X Factor’ hopefuls Blonde Electra were raised around unicorns, next to a rainbow river, but they’ve now s...

SPOILER ALERT! If You Don't Want To Know The 'X Factor' Wildcard Acts, Then Look Away Now

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

This year's 'X Factor' wildcard acts have unofficially been revealed as Stevi Ritchie, Lola Saunders, Jack Walton and Overload. There is still no c...

X Factor Live Show Bingo: 40 Things That Happen Every Single Year

Simon Ward | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Simon Ward

Fancy a game of X Factor Live Show bingo? Here are 40 things that happen every time the billion or so hopefuls are whittled down to the final handful. Spot them! Tick them off! It might make the end come quicker! Although probably not!

Who Should Be Chosen As 'X Factor' Wildcards?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Over the weekend, viewers saw the ‘X Factor’ contestants whittled down to just 12 ahead of next week’s live shows, but Simon Cowell had an ace u...

The X Factor 2014 Judges Houses Show Three

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Saturday night we were left waiting at Simon's LA home, (no, not a bad thing) just as his decision on his chosen three was about to be announced. Back home now, with no time to settle, here we go. The three acts Simon is taking to the live shows are Jay James, Fleur East and thankfully Team Midas' Ben Haenow. Well done all.

The X Factor 2014 Judges Houses Show Two

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Welcome back to judges houses. Friday night, Louis picked his three groups and at Mel B's Mexico house we saw two of the boys perform for their place....right I have my iced water, I'm drenched in sun cream, let's go. 

The 'X Factor' Final 12 Get Their Makeovers

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

This year's 'X Factor' finalists have been revealed after a nail-biting triple dose of the ITV show over the weekend, and we all know what that means ...

The X Factor 2014 Judges Houses Show One

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Now it's down to Louis and Tulisa to pick their three favourites....After loads of tears, (Louis) and flashing back and forth camera shots, the three groups going to the lives are: Only The Young, Eight piece boy band and Blonde Electra. Well done everyone.

Which Groups Did Louis Put Through To The 'X Factor' Live Shows?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Louis Walsh was moved to tears during Friday night’s ‘X Factor’, after having to tell three of his acts that they wouldn’t be progressing any ...

What In The Name Of All That Is Holy Is Sinitta Wearing?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

She's already worn an outfit made entirely out of leaves and a skirt made of a rainbow flag, so you’d be forgiven for thinking that Sinitta might ha...

R-Patz Hits The Town With Simon's 'X Factor' Finalists

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sometimes it pays to have well-connected mates, as Simon Cowell's six 'X Factor' finalists found out during their trip to LA for the Judges' Houses ro...

Listen To Cheryl's Very Sweary New Single

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has unveiled her new single 'I Don't Care' and it's a right old sweary affair, with the 'X Factor' star dropping the F-bomb i...

How Has Rob Been Helping His Sister On 'X Factor'?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘X Factor’ hopeful Lizzy Pattinson has revealed that her A-list brother - ‘Twilight’ actor Robert Pattinson - has been advising her over her s...

The X Factor 2014 Bootcamp Show Three

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Sunday night and Simon continued to choose for his category, keeping us hanging on after Jay James had been promised a seat on Saturday's show. Let the fun (really Dean) and games commence.

The X Factor 2014 Bootcamp Show One

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Deep breaths everyone. If you thought the room and arena auditions were intense, you've seen nothing yet. 12 acts just 6 chairs. Ladies and gentlemen... it's time to face bootcamp.

Get To Know The New Eight-Piece 'X Factor' Boyband

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Cowell may have outdone himself when he pieced together his latest boyband on ‘The X Factor’. The music mogul is no stranger to putting t...

Did 'X Factor' Producers Force Cheryl To Save Chloe Jasmine?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was put under pressure by ‘X Factor’ bosses to put Chloe Jasmine through to the “judges’ houses” stage of the compe...

Cheryl Booed At 'X Factor' Boot Camp

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini made some controversial decisions during Friday night’s first instalment of ‘X Factor’ boot camp, most notably when she...

How Many Past 'X Factor' Finalists Do You Recognise Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Believe it or not, it’s now been a full ten years since ‘The X Factor’ burst onto our screens. Since its humble beginnings with Kate Thornton at...

Cheryl Is NOT Going To Like This 'X Factor' Twist...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Cowell has reportedly introduced a new twist into ‘The X Factor’ this year, which we don’t think the judges are going to be too keen on. ...

I'll Only Be 5000 Miles Away...

Chloe Gunning | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

A few weeks ago I left the UK to set off on a three month adventure. I left behind a job in the music industry which I'd found creative and exciting, but often very stressful. I spent one year managing pop artists and the year before working with stars from The X Factor. The day I boarded my flight to Mexico, I felt a million miles away from it all.