X Factor UK Headlines for 02/09/14

One Direction are set to earn ‘a billion dollars in just 12 months’ with next world tour, Joe McElderry is crowned inaugural winner of The Jump.

Where We Are: One Direction are set to earn ‘a billion dollars in just 12 months’ with next world tour
One Direction have been predicted to become the most successful band in the world with earnings of a billion dollars a year.

It is estimated the band will earn the record £611million amount during their upcoming Where We Are tour.

The 88-date tour will see the boys – Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Niall Horan – become the first act to perform three consecutive nights at the 95,000-seat Rose Bowl stadium in California.
Read more: Daily Mail

Addison FREE! One Direction blag free taxi rides for a year after including London cab firm in Midnight Memories video
One Direction proved that if you don’t ask you don’t get this week, after Louis Tomlinson sent out a cheeky tweet to a London cab firm.

The boyband have ended up blagging free taxi rides for a whole year after using an Addison Lee car in their video for Midnight Memories.

The track has since amassed almost 14 million hits on YouTube, which hears the five-piece sing about squeezing all their mates into the back of one of the company’s cars.
Read more: Daily Mail

Bra-vo! One Direction star Liam Payne poses in makeshift shell bikini on holiday… and catches Lady Gaga’s attention
Not content with gazing up at the beautiful blue skies and lounging by the pool, One Direction heart-throb Liam Payne found his own fun while on holiday at an undisclosed location.

The 20-year-old shared a photo of himself posing topless on Tuesday as he strode out of the pool while wearing a makeshift orange shell bikini.

Superstar Lady Gaga was quite taken with the image and wrote on Twitter: ‘You are a real life Botticelli Babe! Lookin good #Applause4Liam!!’
Read more: Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: Harry Styles spends £20k on love and sex related artwork including ‘If I wasn’t straight I’d be gay’ poster
It’s estimated the One Direction boys will earn a record £611million during their upcoming Where We Are tour – and Harry Styles is already splurging out.

The 20-year-old cheeky chappy forked out a whopping £20,000 for a series of Hayden Kays prints recently.

A source exclusively told MailOnline all the artwork the star bought was ‘love and sex related’ and was ‘probably to decorate his new home’.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘So proud of my baby’: One Direction’s Zayn Malik tweets his delight after fiancée Perrie Edwards and Little Mix bandmates top the US album charts
Zayn Malik has tweeted his delight after his fiancée Perrie Edwards and her Little Mix bandmates topped the US iTunes album chart.

Heaping praise on the girlband, the One Direction heartthrob pleaded with his 11.9 million Twitter followers to keep their second studio record, Salute, at the top spot.

Zayn – who popped the question to the Geordie beauty in August 2013 – wrote alongside a link to purchase the album: ‘So proud of my baby !! Download the tune and keep it @ #1 !! :) xx.’
Read more: Daily Mail

What a Good Morning, America! Little Mix’s album, Salute, hits the U.S. iTunes No. 1 spot after TV performance
Waking up early to perform on breakfast TV might be a struggle for some, but it paid off for Little Mix on Tuesday.

The band made an appearance on Good Morning America to perform their new single Move, and soon after the TV spot, their second album went into the No. 1 spot on the U.S. iTunes album chart.

And the band couldn’t have looked happier as they left the studio, looking not quite so little anymore.
Read more: Daily Mail

Taking the Hard Rock theme seriously! Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson flashes pins in bizarre fishnet leggings as she performs with bandmates in Times Square
Never one to shy away from a grunge-inspired look, Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson flashed her pins in a pair of daring, fishnet leggings on Tuesday.

The singer was in New York’s Times Square to perform at the infamous Hard Rock Cafe with her bandmates when she stepped out in the eye-catching ensemble.

With a red checked shirt tied casually around her waist, the 22-year-old looked confident as she paraded around on stage with a number of hunky, vest-wearing dancers.
Read more: Daily Mail

New York Salutes her! Leigh-Anne Pinnock wows in a tiny crop top as Little Mix take the Big Apple by storm
They’ve taken the States by storm, with their latest album Salute reaching number one in the US charts.

So it’s no surprise that Little Mix were in a bright mood as they attended SiriusXM Studios in New York on Thursday.

The girl band went for their typical mix of styles, with Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 22, wearing a low-cut white crop top and a flamboyant grey and white patterned suit.
Read more: Daily Mail

Is she taking the Mickey? Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards wears a Mickey Mouse onesie for her flight from New York City
They are successful enough to have a host of designer dresses in their wardrobes, but – judging by Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards – the best way to dress is for comfort.

The 20 year-old was seen wearing a Mickey Mouse onesie when she was spotted at New York’s JFK Airport on Saturday.

Joined by her bandmates, she was preparing for some domestic US travel in a bid to further promote their new album, but seemed proud to be lacking in the fashion stakes.
Read more: Daily Mail

Joe McElderry is crowned inaugural winner of The Jump following confident display against Donal MacIntyre
Joe McElderry was crowned inaugural winner of The Jump on Monday evening following a confident display that saw him easily beat fellow finalist Donal MacIntyre.

The final brought to an end what has proved to be a bumpy ride for celebrity contestants on the debut series of Channel 4’s new reality show.

The live final, which saw Joe and Donal compete in two separate jumps, was proceeded by what had been billed as the toughest test yet – a grueling Ski Cross.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor winner Sam Bailey and Nicholas McDonald set for chart battle
Last year’s X Factor winner Sam Bailey and runner up Nicholas McDonald are both due to release their albums next month.

Nicholas will get a week’s head start on Sam with the teenager’s record out first on March 17.

Sam’s will follow seven days later on March 24 as both of their singles battle and albums in the charts.

The early release of both albums unsurprisingly means track-listings filled with plenty of covers.
Read more: TellyMix

Sam Bailey talks life after X Factor: Simon Cowell, debut album, more
It’s barely been a month since she won The X Factor, but Sam Bailey has already completed work on her debut album The Power Of Love, a collection of covers with a sprinkling of original songs that comes out next month.

We met up with her to talk about how she’s coping with fame, what her first conversation with Simon Cowell was like and her incredible duet with Nicole Scherzinger on the series final.
Read more: Digital Spy

FOX confirms X Factor USA has been cancelled after three seasons… as Simon Cowell announces return to UK version
X Factor USA has been cancelled.

Cowell, the creator of The X Factor, returns to the UK show after three years in America, where he developed the US version of the globally syndicated show – which FOX confirmed won’t return for a fourth season this year after it was first revealed by MailOnline.

Bosses at US network Fox decided to shelve the show after Cowell’s departure admitting, ‘There is no X Factor USA without Simon’.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Pharrell Williams – Happy
27 One Direction – Story of My Life
48 Sam Bailey – Skyscraper
56 Little Mix – Little Me
65 One Direction – Midnight Memories
76 Little Mix – Move
79 Gary Barlow – Let Me Go
91 One Direction – Best Song Ever

1 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
5 One Direction – Midnight Memories
19 One Direction – Up All Night
20 Gary Barlow – Since I Saw You Last
32 One Direction – Take Me Home
44 James Arthur – James Arthur
52 Little Mix – Salute
67 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways (features Olly Murs and Kelly Clarkson)

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The Official Charts
1 Clean Bandit – Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne)
41 Little Mix – Little Me
46 One Direction – Story of My Life
48 Little Mix – Move
62 Gary Barlow – Let Me Go
73 One Direction – Midnight Memories

1 Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long See You Tomorrow
15 Gary Barlow – Since I Saw You Last
22 One Direction – Midnight Memories
30 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways (features Olly Murs and Kelly Clarkson)
43 Little Mix – Salute
64 One Direction – Take Me Home
65 Olly Murs – Right Place, Right Time
74 One Direction – Up All Night
78 Rebecca Ferguson – Freedom
99 James Arthur – James Arthur

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