X Factor UK Headlines for 04/10/16

Simon Cowell almost swapped all four Britain’s Got Talent judges on to The X Factor.

EXCLUSIVE ‘I’ve missed making music’: Cheryl CONFIRMS she has quit The X Factor to ‘focus on becoming a pop star again’
Cheryl has confirmed she has quit The X Factor in order to focus on her music career.

The 32-year-old told MailOnline on Tuesday, that she met up with boss Simon Cowell, 56, recently to tell him about her decision and he supported her completely.

She said: ‘I have had such an amazing experience being a judge on The X Factor. I have learnt so much and enjoyed nurturing talent but I’ve missed making music and am excited to be recording again.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I had a feeling she would leave’: Simon Cowell opens up about Cheryl Fernandez Versini’s X Factor exit as well as her relationship with Liam Payne
He was dealt a blow when Cheryl Fernandez-Versini announced she was quitting the X Factor earlier this week.

But Simon Cowell, 56, was at least partly prepared for the news, even if it came as a bolt out of the blue to fans of the show.

The music mogul admitted to the Daily Mirror that he’d had a ‘feeling for a long while’ that the singer wouldn’t be returning for the next series of the long-running show.
Read more: Daily Mail

She’s definitely worth it! Cheryl stuns in glamorous L’Oreal Paris campaign after confirming she’s quit The X Factor to ‘focus on becoming a pop star again’
She just confirmed that she’s quit The X Factor in order to focus on her music career.

And while Cheryl hasn’t revealed any new music just yet, the stunning singer is wowing fans in her latest campaign for beauty brand, L’Oreal.

The 32-year-old showcases her dazzling beauty in the new images as she shows off her enviable locks whilst sporting a plunging gold gown.
Read more: Daily Mail

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Liam Payne ‘move into Los Angeles mansion together after just five months of dating’
They only started dating five months ago, but things are moving quickly between Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Liam Payne.

The unlikely lovebirds – who boast a 10-year age gap – are alleged to have recently moved into a mutli-million Los Angeles mansion together.

Former Girls Aloud singer Cheryl, 32, is reportedly extremely serious about her romance with One Direction star Liam, 22, and wants to spend as much time with him as possible.
Read more: Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: ‘She’s in no rush to have babies’: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Liam Payne say family planning is ‘way off the mark’
She’s reportedly moved in with beau Liam Payne after only five months of dating.

But Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is in ‘no rush’ to start a family with her new man despite rumours suggesting the contrary.

Speaking exclusively to MailOnline a source close to the 32-year-old singer revealed the star was ‘bemused’ by the suggestion, and confirmed the reports were false.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘They’re like two little chipmunks madly in love’: Simon Cowell reveals he is happy about Cheryl and Liam Payne’s controversial romance
He’s well-known for his cynical and scathing remarks.

However, Simon Cowell showed his softer side as he revealed that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Liam Payne are ‘madly in love’.

The music mogul said he had got over his doubts about the controversial relationship after a secret night out with the pair in Hollywood last month.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik dazzles the crowd at iHeartRadio awards as he’s named first UK male solo artist to debut at number one on the Billboard album chart
His album Mind Of Mine has taken the charts in his native the UK by storm with its release.

But Zayn Malik proved that his appeal in America is just as great, if not more, as the former One Direction star took to the stage in California at the iHeartRadio Awards 2016, on Sunday.

Belting out his single Like I Would, the 23-year-old singer looked in sensational form – possibly due to the fact he just became the first UK male solo artist to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart.
Read more: Daily Mail

Look away now, Perrie! Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik are the picture of loved-up bliss as they pack on the PDA in their first couple’s photoshoot for US Vogue
He famously cast her as his leading lady in the accompanying video to his first debut single Pillowtalk.

Now, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid have given their blossoming relationship the magazine-shoot seal of approval as they appear in their first joint photo series which features in May’s edition of US Vogue.

The solo artist and the supermodel are the picture of loved-up bliss as they pack on the PDA during a relaxing break in Naples which was caught on camera by none other than esteemed photographer Mario Testino.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘You’ve changed my life for the better’: Louis Tomlinson’s ex Briana Jungwirth pens a touching tribute to baby Freddie as they share cuddles in precious new snap
Briana Jungwirth warmed hearts with the latest picture of Freddie Reign Tomlinson on Tuesday.

The newly-brunette beauty posted a precious picture of Louis Tomlinson’s three-month-old son on Instagram as the mother-son duo shared cuddles before bedtime.

Alongside the latest family picture, the 24-year-old stylist penned a tribute to her newborn, thanking him for ‘[changing her] life for the better.’
Read more: Daily Mail

Daddy’s little Rover! Soccer-mad Louis Tomlinson introduces his 11-week-old baby son Freddie to football
His firstborn son is only 11 weeks old.

But it looks like Louis Tomlinson is wasting no time in getting his baby son Freddie acquainted with football as he posted a cute photo on Instagram.

The One Direction heart-throb shared an image of the young tot in a white babygro with a football between his legs on Thursday.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Have a bit of respect for a baby, pal’: Louis Tomlinson hits back at conspiracy theory that son Freddie is fake as he steps out in Los Angeles with the youngster
A conspiracy theory claiming Louis Tomlinson’s baby son Freddie is fake came to light on Thursday.

And the new father was forced to hit back at the online whispers when he stepped out with his first born in Calabasas, Los Angeles, that same day.

‘Have a bit of respect for a baby, pal,’ Louis, 24, told a pap who’d said: ‘Hey Louis, it’s good to see that your baby is real, man,’ in reference to the newly-publicised theory.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I’m not bitter, I feel blessed’: Caroline Flack hits back at claims she is not speaking to Olly Murs after being axed from The X Factor
Caroline Flack has hit back at claims she is no longer speaking to her former X Factor colleague and long-time friend Olly Murs following their X Factor exit.

It had originally been reported that the presenters – who were recently axed from the ITV talent show after hosting for one series – had endured a fall-out and that she was ‘seething’.

But the 36-year-old has taken to Twitter to deny such reports, insisting that she is in a good place and that she feels ‘blessed’.
Read more: Daily Mail

Simon Cowell almost swapped all four Britain’s Got Talent judges on to The X Factor
The music mogul is searching for the same chemistry on the singing show’s panel – and hints this will happen with the return of some old favourites

Simon Cowell thinks the current Britain’s Got Talent judging panel works so well he almost swapped all four of them on to The X Factor.

Yes, so pleased with Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams was Cowell, he all but walked them (OK, chauffeured them) from one talent show to the other.

“I’ve got to admit it – I think the four of us on the panel is about as good as we’re ever going to get. We actually even considered transferring them all on to X Factor at one point,” Cowell says in this week’s Radio Times magazine.

In fact, Dixon was meant to be on X Factor even before she was a BGT judge, but Cowell says it “didn’t work out”.

The BGT judges – who’ve worked together since 2012 – didn’t get a chance to do the classic ‘X’ shape with their arms however, as Cowell didn’t want them to get too cocky.
Read more: Radio Times

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Irish Charts
1 Sia – Cheap Thrills (feat. Sean Paul)
3 Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
26 Little Mix – Secret Love Song (feat. Jason Derulo)
33 ZAYN – Like I Would
34 One Direction – History
79 Fleur East – Sax
97 Little Mix – Black Magic

1 Adele – 25
7 ZAYN – Mind of Mine
19 Little Mix – Get Weird
43 One Direction – Made in the A.M.

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The Official Charts
1 Mike Posner – I Took A Pill in Ibiza
3 Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
25 Little Mix – Secret Love Song (feat. Jason Derulo)
35 One Direction – History
40 ZAYN – Like I Would
80 Little Mix – Black Magic
93 Fleur East – Sax
98 Sigma – Coming Home (feat. Rita Ora)
84 ZAYN – She
86 ZAYN – BeFour
96 Olly Murs – Kiss Me
97 Fifth Harmony – The Life

1 Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come to Expect
9 ZAYN – Mind of Mine
13 Little Mix – Get Weird
42 One Direction – Made in the A.M.

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