An insider tells The Mirror: “Coldplay are a huge act, and this will be a key performance.
Chris Martin of Coldplay
Simon is also said to have lined up Adele, with the source continuing: “The 1D boys [bidding] farewell from the stage where they were formed will make for a great show. Adele would be a huge draw for the show and producers are desperate to snare her.”
Reports previously suggested that ‘X Factor’ was in a tug of war with rival show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ to try and snag an Adele performance, in the wake of her latest album, ‘25’, going on sale.