X Factor Auditions

Olly Murs Blasts 'X Factor' 'Shopping List'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Olly Murs has spoken out against recent claims that ‘X Factor’ bosses were using a “shopping list” to recruit acts who possess certain charact...

Sharon Hits Out At 'X Factor' Auditionees

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Former ‘X Factor’ judge Sharon Osbourne, who mentored last year’s winner Sam Bailey, has spoken out, telling singer-songwriters not to audition ...

What's Got Cheryl Hot Under The Collar?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Something very unusual has happened at the ‘X Factor’ auditions - even Cheryl Cole has been left speechless. Simon Cowell decided that Cheryl ...

Does Everyone Stand A Fair Chance At The 'X Factor' Auditions?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Producers on 'The X Factor' have been accused of giving preferential treatment to acts who feature on a 'shopping list' reportedly issued to talent sc...

Simon's On The Hunt For The Next Wagner

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Cowell seems to have had a change of heart about the more, shall we say, off-the-wall ‘X Factor’ contestants, and is reportedly begging prod...

PICS: 'X Factor' Auditions Begin In Manchester

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just days after it was announced that Mel B is the fourth judge on this year’s ‘X Factor’ panel, the show has officially begun with the first au...

X FACTOR: Comeback Queen Brings Louis To Tears

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

It was a night of comeback queens at this week's 'X Factor' auditions, and it continues tonight. Scottish singer Jade Richards was back for the th...

WATCH: The 30 Worst 'X Factor' Auditions Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The X Factor' is back *squeal*, and with the tenth series comes a new double auditions format which will see hopefuls try out for the judges in both ...

WATCH: Is This The Weirdest 'X Factor' Audition Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Comedy

There are singers. And there's Mitchell Wahl from New Zealand. To see - or rather, hear - what we mean, click play on the video above, which is a c...

Has Reality TV Turned Us Into Audition Daters?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lewis Shepherd

It appears that the days of meeting and dating are gone and the generation of dating auditions has begun, well it probably begun quite some time ago to be fair. The internet does play a large part in this with the huge rise in internet dating websites that now means it's easier to find a date.

X FACTOR: Lifeguard Impresses The Ladies

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Lifeguard Jake Quickenden was a definite hit with the X Factor judges when he performed his version of Kings of Leon's Use Somebody on Saturday night'...

X FACTOR: Salesman Gets Emotional During Audition

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

A salesman from Wolverhampton was left in tears after he was joined on stage by his four-year-old son on Saturday's X Factor. The 26-year-old calle...

WATCH: X Factor Hopeful Almost Missed Audition Over GCSEs

PA | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

X Factor hopeful Ella Henderson almost missed her chance at fame because her audition clashed with her GCSEs. The 16-year-old singer eventually mad...

'Carnage' As 'X Factor' Acts Axed

PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

The X Factor became the axe factor when 60 contestants were dumped from the show's boot camp section before they had the chance to sing. Around 200...

Sarah Dean

X FACTOR: Behind The Scenes At The London Auditions

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

A man singing about cheap fish, a 19-year-old who could be Stacey Solomon's sister (accompanied by her pet Chihuahua) and an Iranian nuclear engineeri...

Geri Makes Her 'X Factor' Entrance

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.05.2012 | Home

You'd think that seeing as Geri Halliwell hasn't got her feet fully under the X Factor desk yet, she'd be playing it quietly, in case she does anythin...

Louis Walsh Gets Standing Ovation At X Factor Return

Digtial Spy | Posted 31.08.2011 | UK Entertainment

Louis Walsh received a standing ovation from audience members as he returned to the judging panel on The X Factor following false accusations of sexua...