X Factor UK Headlines for 07/13/14

Check out new music from Amelia Lily and Kingsland Road! One Direction are releasing “Where We Are: Live From San Siro Stadium” DVD. X Factor 2014: fifth judge and ‘wildcard’ category?

Amelia Lily “California” (Official Lyric Video Premiere)
It’s time to bring back joy into the life of Amelia Lily! After the disastrous promotion done with her never-released/cancelled debut album “Be a Fighter“, the third finalist in the 2011 edition of The X Factor (UK), is set to rise from the ashes with her highly-awaited ??new single.

Lily finally leaves the Sony Music/Xenomania-ship, and has signed recording contract with Warner Music to release her debut studio album, which if all goes well, will be available on digital retailers later this year. This new stage is about to begin.

The lead single is called “California” and debuted exclusively alongside the lyric video on Popjustice on Monday July 7th. The song was co-written by Tim Woodcock and it will be released on iTunes (UK) on August 24th via East West Records and Warner Music.
Read more: Ultimate Music

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Kingsland Road “Dirty Dancer” (Video Premiere)
Kingsland Road (originally Kingsland) are an English boy band formed in 2012. The band is made up of Matt Cahill, Joe “Connor” Conaboy, Jay Scott, JJ Thompson and Josh Zaré. They finished in ninth place on the tenth series of The X Factor (UK) in 2013.

Early this year, the band signed a record deal with Soundcheck Records and began work on what will be its upcoming debut album, scheduled to be released in January 2015. The lead single and its major debut is the song called “Dirty Dancer“.
Read more: Ultimate Music

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One Direction filmed one of their recent concerts: The ‘Where We Are Live From San Siro Stadium’ DVD will feature the whole concert and a few special extras.

Soggy Styles! One Direction stars soaked as they’re caught on stage in torrential downpour during performance in Italy
As they performed for their legion of Italian fans, they could have been mistaken for taking part in a wet T-shirt contest.

The members of One Direction found themselves caught in a torrential downpur as they took to the stage in front of thousands of fans in Turin on Sunday.

Belting their way through a string of hits at the Stadio Olimpico, the stars were forced to share the stage with gallons of unwanted water as Mother Nature unleashed on them with fury.
Read more: Daily Mail

Best Day Ever! One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan show off their football skills at Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium
They are known for their huge love of football as well as their singing.

So it was no surprise to see One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan head to arguably one of the greatest stadiums in world football on Tuesday when they pitched up at Barcelona’s Nou Camp.

Louis – who recently became co-chairman of his hometown club Doncaster Rovers – and Niall, who is a big Derby County fan, were presented with personalised Barcelona replica kits and given a stadium tour.
Read more: Daily Mail

Class act! One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson jets into Manchester to attend girlfriend Eleanor Calder’s graduation ceremony
He may be a busy boy-band star, but Louis Tomlinson is still keen to make an effort with his girlfriend.

The One Direction singer was a secret guest at Eleanor Calder’s graduation from Manchester University on Wednesday.

The 22 year-old star flew in from Barcelona to celebrate her big day, according to the Manchester evening News.
Read more: Daily Mail

She’s his (fun)fair lady! Zayn Malik splashes £50,000 on lavish birthday party for fiancée Perrie Edwards… complete with Ferris wheel
One Direction singer Zayn Malik splashed out £50,000 on a funfair-themed birthday party for Perrie Edwards.

The Little Mix beauty – who got engaged to the heartthrob in August 2013 – celebrated her 21st birthday on Thursday surrounded by her bandmates and close friends at a lavish party complete with a Ferris wheel, trampoline and twisters.

A source told The Sun newspaper: ‘It was incredibly romantic. Zayn and Perrie were really enjoying each other’s company. It shows how in love they still are.’
Read more: Daily Mail

Fun at the fair! Birthday girl Perrie Edwards plants a passionate kiss on fiancé Zayn Malik after he shells out £50k on 21st bash
They were enjoying all the fun of the fair as they whizzed around on a romantic rollercoaster ride.

But Perrie Edwards and Zayn Malik proved there’s certainly no ups and downs in their relationship as they puckered up for a passionate kiss at the Little Mix star’s £50,000 21st birthday bash at a Hertfordshire country estate.

Enjoying a spot of alone time before Perrie’s friends, family and celebrity mates arrived at the lavish party, the pop-tastic pair made the most of a rare break in their gruelling schedules as they lavished affection on each other.
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne bares his manly chest poolside as One Direction stylist Lou Teasdale shows off her hot bikini body before Madrid show
Next month he’ll be celebrating his 21st birthday so it’s no surprise that One Direction’s Liam Payne is looking more manly than ever.

The 1D star was spotted bare chested and wearing just a pair of jogging shorts and hotel slippers as he relaxed poolside before the band’s two concerts at Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid.

He was joined by the pool by the band’s long-time hair stylist Lou Teasdale who flaunted her hot bikini body. She wore a pair of hot orange bikini bottoms with a print top that she seemed to be struggling to keep on as she emerged from the hotel pool.
Read more: Daily Mail

She’s Always In Style! Cheryl Cole looks effortlessly elegant in a sleek cut-out dress and brunette beehive as she launches new L’Oréal campaign
She is renowned for always being in style.

And Cheryl Cole demonstrates that quite literally for her latest look as the L’Oréal Paris spokesperson has teamed up with the brand once again to introduce the Elnett Always in Style campaign.

The 31-year-old star looked effortlessly elegant in a sleek floor-length black cut-out dress for the photoshoot to launch the campaign on Monday.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor 2014: New fifth judge and ‘wildcard’ category!
The X Factor 2014 is set to get another new, fifth judge for the live shows… and a new category for them to mentor.

Louis Walsh, Cheryl Cole, Simon Cowell and Mel B kicked off auditions last month and will go into the live shows later this year mentoring – in no particular order – the Boys, Girls, Overs and Groups.

But – according to the Metro newspaper – a fifth ‘wildcard’ category will be introduced along with a brand new judge to mentor them for the finals.

The wild card category will be made up of a mix of acts from the other categories who failed to make it into the live finals in their original respective groups of budding performers.

“Simon Cowell is planning on including a wildcard category which will be mentored by a mystery fifth judge,” an insider told the newspaper today. “There was a creative meeting three weeks ago and plans are now being put into action.”
Read more: TellyMix


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Irish Charts
Singles
1 Ella Henderson – Ghost
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67 Little Mix – Salute

Albums
1 Garth Brooks – The Ultimate Hits
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18 One Direction – Midnight Memories
42 One Direction – Take Me Home
47 One Direction – Up All Night

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The Official Charts
Singles
1 will.i.am – It’s My Birthday (feat. Cody Wise)
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3 Ella Henderson – Ghost
42 Little Mix – Salute

Albums
1 Ed Sheeran – X
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49 Little Mix – Salute
65 One Direction – Midnight Memories

  • Eric Ascher

    Love Amelia’s new music. Hope it does well.