The X Factor

Rita Turns Down £1million 'X Factor' Offer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Rita Ora has reportedly turned down the chance to appear as a judge on the next series of 'The X Factor' - and the £1million pay cheque that goes wit...

Kylie Backs Dannii's Return To 'The X Factor'

Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kylie Minogue might be a judge on rival singing show 'The Voice' but she's publicly backing sister Dannii Minogue to return to the judging panel on th...

Nicole 'Quits The X Factor'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Nicole Scherzinger has reportedly quit her role as a judge on 'The X Factor', paving the way for Cheryl Cole to make a return to the show. The form...

Cheryl's Big 'X Factor' Deadline

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Cole has reportedly been given a six week deadline to decide if she will return to 'X Factor'. The Geordie singer is still undecided about a...

Seven Steps to an Unstoppable You

Annie Ashdown | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

When we feel unimportant and apologize for taking up space in the world, everyone else becomes more important, more worthy and more valuable than us and, of course, that means their needs instantly take priority.

What Next for Lady Gaga?

Victoria Sadler | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

2013 was not kind to Gaga. ARTPOP didn't sell, Beyoncé stole her thunder and her management fell into disarray. Is this a temporary blip or the start of a longer term malaise?

Will Simon Cowell's New Plan Save 'The X Factor'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Cowell is obviously intent on making sure the next series of 'X Factor' triumphs in the ratings AND serves up the kind of winner guaranteed to m...

'X Factor Has Put A Strain On My Marriage'

Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

'X Factor' winner Sam Bailey has revealed that her marriage has been put under strain since she's been on the show. The prison officer admitted tha...

The X Factor Final 2013

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Well done Sam, consistently the best contestant on this years show. A very worthy winner, also, best of luck to a great runner up Nicholas McDonald.

Which 'X Factor' Stars Have Been Accused Of Diva Behaviour?

Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

'X Factor' bosses were given a headache before Saturday night's show after a row broke out between the rejects from past series over who should sing w...


Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Prison Officer Sam Bailey has been crowned the winner of this year's 'X Factor'. The 36-year-old beat Scottish teenager Nicholas MacDonald in Sunda...

'X Factor' Winner To Go On Tour With Singing Superstar

Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

This year's 'X Factor' winner will not only bag themselves a recording contract but will also get to perform in front of thousands of fans as Beyoncé...

The Only Day in December That Matters - Let Battle Commence!

Martin Talbot | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Martin Talbot

For many people, the biggest day of December begins the morning after Santa pops down the chimney. But, for an array of pop stars, Facebook campaigners, charity singles and chart watchers, attention is focused on another day - the day the Christmas Number One is confirmed. The race for the Christmas Number 1 is as festive as turkey and mulled wine. And this year, with the big day falling on December 22 (and BBC Radio 1's counting down the Top 40 from 4-7pm), it is likely to be as spicy a race as we have seen for some time.

'Robbie Is Too Busy To Replace Me On The X Factor'

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Gary Barlow has dashed any hopes that Robbie Williams will replace him as a judge on next year's 'X Factor' because he's too busy. The singer also ...

Sharon's BIG Plans For 'X Factor' Favourite Sam

Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sharon Osbourne intends to show Simon Cowell what she's made of by launching 'X Factor' favourite Sam Bailey in the US after the music mogul reportedl...

The X Factor 2013 Semi Final

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Christmas is just around the corner and so too is the X Factor Final. But first, as the tension grows, (in my best Peter Dickson voice) it's the Semi Final.

'I Want To Say Sorry For Abusing My Position'

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

James Arthur took the opportunity to apologise for his recent outbursts following his performance on 'The X Factor' results show on Sunday night, but ...

The X Factor 2013 Live Show Seven

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

It may not be 50 yet but, 10 years on and the X Factor is still going strong. This weekend it's a celebration of everything X Factor past and present, from the acts to the judges to the smiles and the tears. Thank you for making Saturday nights worth staying in for!

'X Factor' Star Bares (Almost) All

The Huffington Post UK | Baggers | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Three words you (probably) never wanted to see together in one sentence: Christopher Maloney Naked. I'm not entirely sure what's going on with some...

'X Factor': Hannah Barrett Is Voted Off Following Sing-Off With Rough Copy

Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Hannah Barrett is the latest contestant to leave 'The X Factor' after losing out to Rough Copy in Sunday night's sing-off. The 17-year-old put in a...

James vs. Lucy

Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

James Arthur appears to be on a one man mission to make as many enemies as possible at the moment - and his latest foe is his old mate from his 'X Fac...

'I Don't Like Simon Cowell's New Face, I Prefer The Old One'

Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Louis Walsh has never been afraid of saying what he sees, but even we were surprised when he blasted his friend (and boss) Simon Cowell's new face. ...

Guess Who's Had A Makeover?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

We're all fans of 'X Factor' star Luke Friend's voice here at HuffPost Entertainment, his hair less so. So we're overjoyed to see that someone has ...

The X Factor 2013 Live Show Six

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Now alongside Sam Bailey, Tamera Foster is one of my personal favourites but she looked uncomfortable with her song and at one point forgot the words. Yes she pulled it around and yes she still hit the high notes out of the park, but it just felt flat after the error.

WATCH: 'She Sounds Like A Goat'

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Miley Cyrus might have stayed covered up for once for her appearance on Sunday night's 'X Factor' but she still came under fire from viewers - this ti...