X Factor UK Headlines for 05/08/16

Union J replaced George Shelley with Casey Johnson (ex Stereo Kicks). Reggie N Bollie are releasing their debut single on Friday. Harry Styles got a haircut!

Updated: X Factor’s Reggie N Bollie announce debut single ‘New Girl’ – listen to a preview now
It’s everything we expected.

Get ready, because Reggie N Bollie are about to bring their fun and infectious brand of pop to the music charts.

The X Factor finalists – who finished behind eventual winner Louisa Johnson back in December – will release their debut single ‘New Girl’ on May 13.
Read more: Digital Spy

New-nion J: Boyband snap up new member from rival band thanks to Bizarre
JOSH, JJ and Jaymi recruit new heart-throb after kicking George out for his lack of commitment
UNION J have snapped up former STEREO KICKS star CASEY JOHNSON to replace GEORGE SHELLEY in the world’s first ever boyband switch.

I can reveal the group — JOSH CUTHBERT, JJ HAMBLETT and JAYMI HENSLEY — recruited Casey after kicking George out for his lack of commitment.

The decision to bring in Casey was made after I suggested to the boys last month he would make a perfect stand-in.
Read more: The Sun

‘I’m not going to lose any sleep over him not being in the band’: Union J’s Josh Cuthbert hits out at George Shelley as Stereo Kicks’ Casey Johnson replaces former member
They parted ways with George Shelley following his stint in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

And the three remaining members of Union J – Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett and Jaymi Hensley – have revealed the identity of their former member’s replacement in an interview with The Sun’s Dan Wootton.

Formerly part of X Factor eight-piece Stereo Kicks, Casey Johnson has switched bands after admitting his old group had no chemistry.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘But that’s What Makes You Beautiful!’ Harry Styles cuts off his long locks for charity as teasing Instagram photo sends his fans into a frenzy
He’s been growing out his curly locks for months.

But Harry Styles has finally gone for the chop, teasing his millions of fans with an Instagram pic on Friday, with his ponytail in his hand.

The photo sent the One Direction star’s 17million followers wild, with many demanding a selfie to get a proper look at the heartthrob’s dramatic makeover.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I’m proud to be Freddie’s mommy’: Louis Tomlinson’s ex Briana Jungwirth shares a cute video of their son to mark her first Mother’s Day
She gave birth to her little bundle of joy back in January.

And Briana Jungwirth marked her first Mother’s Day on Sunday by sharing an adorable video of Louis Tomlinson’s son Freddie Reign on Instagram.

The 24-year-old stylist doted over the three-month-old as she reflected on the joy he has brought her, but also the negativity she’s had to endure from other people.
Read more: Daily Mail

Sharon Osbourne is still trying to work out X Factor deal despite US hosting duties clash
The Talk star could juggle shows on both sides of the Pond.
Sharon Osbourne is still in talks to join The X Factor, despite hosting schedule clashes with US chat show The Talk.

The Sunday People? recently reported that the 63-year-old’s return to the ITV talent show would prove “impossible”, but Osbourne’s publicist has since told Digital Spy otherwise.

“She did it before,” the rep explained. “She’s trying to work out a possible deal.”

The Talk – ?similar to the UK’s Loose Women – airs weekdays on Monday to Friday on CBS, and Osbourne will continue to co-host it alongside fellow panellists including ?Julie Chen and Sara Gilbert?.
Read more: Digital Spy

Simon Cowell to spend big on X Factor dream panel
X FACTOR boss Simon Cowell is willing to splash the cash on the most expensive panel ever to secure his dream team.

Si has set his sights on Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger and he is willing to put his money where his mouth is!

I’m told the media mogul has “significantly upped” a mega-bucks deal with Nicole for her to return to the singing contest.

The former Pussycat Dolls star snubbed an initial offer because she is due to star in a Broadway version of Cats.

But Simon and ITV executives are not admitting defeat without a fight.
Read more: Daily Star

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The Official Charts
1 Drake – One Dance (feat. Wizkid & Kyla)
5 Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
14 Little Mix – Hair
51 Little Mix – Secret Love Song (feat. Jason Derulo)
66 One Direction – History
76 ZAYN – Like I Would

1 Drake – Views
10 Little Mix – Get Weird
42 ZAYN – Mind of Mine
60 One Direction – Made in the A.M.

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I recently graduated from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In my free time I like to read books, watch TV and listen to music. I'm also a huge cat lover. I cover X Factor UK for MJsBigBlog.com.