X Factor UK Headlines for 10/03/13

Judges’ houses news, new voting system! One Direction to record their 4th album on tour!

X Factor 2013 final 24 revealed! Meet the judges’ houses contestants
The X Factor 2013 judges’ houses contestants have been revealed, as the final 24 acts were confirmed.

Over the past two days at bootcamp, we’ve seen the judges whittle down the 100 or so successful auditionees down to just six in each of the four categories.

Next weekend each judge will have to pick only three to progress through to the live shows which start later in October.

For now, meet The X Factor 2013 final 24 below…
Read more: TellyMix

XFactor 2013 judges’ houses – get all the details!
With bootcamp over, it’s on to the judges’ houses for The X Factor 2013 final 24.

The route to the live shows draws tantalisingly closer for the remaining X Factor contestants as they jet off to Judges’ Houses in a bid to land a coveted place in the final 12.

Offering a glimpse into the jet set lifestyle that the winner of the competition could have, the four categories travel to glamorous destinations across the world. With just one more chance to impress their mentor, each act will be hoping to convince them that they have the star quality required to reach the live shows.
Read more: TellyMix

The final hurdle! X Factor hopefuls jet to Antigua, St Tropez, New York and LA as they battle it out at the nail-biting Judges’ Houses stage
It’s the final nail-biting stage of The X Factor, which could see contestants’ dreams come true or left in tatters.

And this weekend’s shows will see the four panellists – Nicole Scherzinger, Gary Barlow, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh – jet off to a series of exotic locations with their respective groups in tow.

Not only will the aspiring pop icons have the pleasure of being flown to a swanky destination for their final audition, but the stakes will be even higher with their individual mentors joined by a host of famous faces.
Read more: Daily Mail

Survival of the fittest: X Factor audience will have just 10 MINUTES to vote for their favourite as new ‘flash vote’ is introduced for live shows
As X Factor hopefuls prepare for the nerve wrenching live auditions next Saturday, ITV bosses have made the race to become the winner of the show more harder.

The budding singing stars could end up having to sing for survival if viewers take an instant dislike to them in a new voting system.

The intense new flash vote will take place at the end of the show and will only allow viewers ten-minutes to save their favourite act from facing elimination.

Once the votes have been verified, one of the bottom two contestants who will face the sing-off will be revealed on the Saturday night.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor 2013: 80s theme for first live show, with Cher and Ellie Goulding
It’ll be an 80s night on The X Factor 2013 when the live shows kick off next weekend.

The nation’s number one singing show moves into its spectacular live shows phase next Saturday, with a marathon 2 hour, 15 minute show from 8PM.

Kicking off the series, it’s time to bring out the leg warmers and strap on the shoulder pads as The X Factor embraces the music of the 80’s as the theme for the first live show.
Read more: TellyMix

‘She was dark, very dark… working with her became unbearable’: Sharon Osbourne opens up on THAT feud with ‘intolerable’ X Factor co-judge Dannii Minogue
They’ve made no secret of their dislike for each other in the past, and have been embroiled in a public war of words after their joint stint on The X Factor came to an end in 2007.

But Sharon Osbourne has now lifted the lid on her famous feud with former co-judge Dannii Minogue, branding the time they spent together on the ITV1 talent show ‘unbearable’, ‘intolerable’ and ‘an odious chore’.

And in spite of the Australian star’s outwardly charming demeanour, Sharon went so far as to label Dannii’s personality ‘very dark’.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘There’s only so much the human body can take’: Sharon Osbourne reveals the full extent of her plastic surgery past… as she rules out ever going under the knife again
She’s always been open about the fact she’s had plastic surgery.

But now Sharon Osbourne has opened up about just how many procedures she has undergone over the years, admitting she’s ‘genuinely disturbed’ by the amount of times she has been under the surgeon’s knife.

In an extract from her upcoming autobiography Unbreakable, published in The Sun, Sharon, 60, added that she has decided never again to surgically alter her appearance.
Read more: Daily Mail

News: One Direction to record fourth album on tour
1D developing as songwriters on move

One Direction are planning on finishing their fourth album off while on the road.

With a world tour underway, the guys – comprising Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson – will travel with a mobile recording studio next year.

An insider told The Sun: “One Direction will travel with their own studio in tow when they play stadium dates.

“It’s going to cost a few quid but then, considering the amount of cash they’re making on the tour, they can afford it.”

“The boys are all writing more and more themselves these days so it will allow them to develop as songwriters.

“Because of the shows across the globe they’ll have no time out to record so this is the best way to get the fourth album done.”
Read more: 4music

Shouldn’t you be resting? Louis Tomlinson has a kick around after ‘losing voice’ ahead of Perth concert
While most people suffering from a sore throat treat it by getting good rest, drinking lemon and honey, and basically taking it easy, Louis Tomlinson seems to have his own medicine to get over his symptoms.

The One Direction star had tweeted on Friday ‘Lost my voice’, but was seen running around and kicking football with his team mates the very same date.

Filling the time before the band had to do sound check ahead of their Perth gig on Sunday, hopefully by the time he was doing kick-ups, Louis’ voice would have been on the mend.
Read more: Daily Mail

Move over Cara! Harry Styles is ‘pictured’ in a steamy embrace with model Paige Reifler… and One Direction fans are outraged
He’s currently touring Australia with One Direction as they fulfil the final leg of their Take Me Home world tour.

But while adoring girls clamour for tousle-haired Harry Styles down under, a willowy young model is currently receiving a very different kind of attention from the band’s notoriously vocal fans.

Indeed, Paige Reifler has received a torrent of online abuse from jealous teens following the emergence of a picture in which she appears to straddle the 19-year-old singer while they share a passionate kiss.
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne misses his grandad’s funeral as One Direction’s world tour continues Down Under
Liam Payne had to miss his grandad’s funeral as he performed to thousands in Australia as part of One Direction’s Take Me Home world tour.

Although the star is sure to be sad that he is so far from home, he must have taken some solace in the support from his loyal fans who’s tweets, ‘#RIPGrandpaPayne and #StayStrongLiam,’ began trending on the social media sight.

The star did not hesitate to show his gratitude to his followers and wrote: ‘Thanks for everyone’s support at this hard time obviously this has been a tough few weeks for me I’ve never been through anything like this.
Read more: Daily Mail

James Arthur “James Arthur” (Official Album Cover + Tracklist)


  1. You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You
  2. Get Down
  3. New Tattoo
  4. Impossible
  5. Lie Down
  6. Recovery
  7. Roses
  8. Supposed
  9. Suicide
  10. Is This Love
  11. Certain Things
  12. Smoke Clouds
  13. Flyin’

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Olly Murs talks One Direction mania, Simon Cowell’s impending fatherhood… and everything else!
Olly Murs is Mr X Factor in many ways.

He was a runner up on the show in 2009, has presented Xtra Factor with Caroline Flack in 2011 and 2012 and this year he is back as a guest at the Judges’ Houses stage.

At the weekend he will be on-screen alongside Gary Barlow choosing the groups for the live finals, as well as meeting up with Caroline and her new co-host Matt Richardson.

Whilst in New York he sat down for a lengthy chat with the Mirror.

We talked about all things X Factor, trying to break America, having kids and touring with Robbie Williams and One Direction….
Read more: Daily Mirror

‘I’d rather go naked’: Alexandra Burke strips for a new black and white PETA campaign in support of animal rights
Alexandra Burke has peeled off in a brand new advertising campaign for animal rights organisation PETA.

A new poster campaign sees the former X Factor winner completely naked in a tasteful black and white shot emblazoned with the stark message ‘I’d rather go naked than wear fur.’

Despite gazing confidently into the camera lens in the single shot, which captures her side on – revealing two distinctive tattoos on her hip, Alexandra admits she was apprehensive about taking off her clothes.
Read more: Daily Mail

Celebrity birds of a feather Michelle Keegan, Kara Tointon and Alexandra Burke pose for dreamy charity shoot
Five famous women have flocked to a London studio and dressed in feathers for a dreamy new charitable photo shoot.

Michelle Keegan, Kara Tointon and Lydia Bright are just some of the stars who have volunteered their time – and striking model looks – for Asda’s new breast cancer charity campaign.

The campaign, dubbed Tickled Pink’s Birds of a Feather, sees the TV beauties clad in pink feathery dresses as they lounge about a plush boudoir.
Read more: Daily Mail

Cheryl Cole joins team behind One Direction as she plots her music comeback
Cheryl Cole clearly fancies a taste of One Directions’s global fame as she has ditched manger and best pal Will.i.am for the same management company behind the five lads.

Cole has now joined the team behind the huge success story that is One Direction to try and get a piece of their magic before her music comeback.

She’s done no solo work since Girls Aloud parted ways in March this year with their farewell Ten Tour.

But now she’s believed to be working on a three-year comeback plan and wants to storm the charts again with a brand new fourth album.
Read more: Metro

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