X Factor UK Headlines for 01/07/18

After much speculation Alexandra Burke confirms engagement to Josh Ginnelly.

Alexandra Burke shows off her toned figure in scantily-clad holiday photos but STILL hides her ring finger… amid mounting engagement speculation
She has kept her ring finger out of sight, prompting speculation that she is engaged to her beau Josh Ginnelly.

But Alexandra Burke, 29, continued to tease her fans on Monday when she shared scanty-clad Instagram posts from her New Year break.

Although it is not yet clear whether she is wearing a ring, the Strictly Come Dancing finalist put on an incredibly busty display in a strapless white bikini top with a keyhole design in Thailand.
Read more: Daily Mail

Alexandra Burke flaunts her sensational figure in tiny bikinis on sun-soaked getaway… as she continues to hide her ring finger amid engagement speculation
She is currently soaking up the sun on her New Year getaway in Thailand, and has been sharing scantily-clad shots from her picturesque retreat.

And Alexandra Burke looked sensational as she shared a snap on Wednesday whilst clad in an orange bikini – although hid her ring finger behind a white cocktail glass.

The 29-year-old singer continued to tease fans over engagement rumours to beau Josh Ginnelly in her latest Instagram post, as she kept her left hand concealed.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I’ve never felt this kind of love before’: Alexandra Burke CONFIRMS she is engaged to Josh Ginnelly after romantic Paris proposal… and says late mother Melissa Bell would be ‘very happy’ for her
Alexandra Burke has confirmed she is engaged to her long-term partner Josh Ginnelly.

The Strictly Come Dancing star revealed the joyous news in a romantic snap taken in Paris last month showing her kissing her hunky beau, with her hand held up showing off her dazzling diamond ring, with the phrase ‘I said yes!’ written on it.

In a heartfelt post, the singer, 29, said she had ‘never felt this kind of love before’ and poignantly said her late mother Melissa Bell would be ‘very happy’ for the pair.
Read more: Daily Mail

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Newly-engaged Alexandra Burke FINALLY flaunts her diamond ring for the first time on night out with her fiancé Josh Ginnelly… after confirming the news with heart-warming announcement
She confirmed her engagement on Sunday, after weeks of speculation that boyfriend Josh Ginnelly had popped the question during their recent trip to Paris.

And Alexandra Burke finally flaunted her diamond sparkler on Saturday night, as she headed home from Sushi Samba in London with her new fiancé.

On the arm of her hunky man, the newly-engaged singer, 29, slipped her hourglass figure into a simple slinky beige co-ord, to ensure all the attention remained well and truly on her new ring.
Read more: Daily Mail

The Voice EXCLUSIVE: ‘Simon ain’t gonna be happy when he watches it!’ Olly Murs declares his new TV gig is ‘the best show I’ve worked on’ in savvy dig at ex-boss Cowell and The X Factor
He made his name on The X Factor and has now come full circle and scooped a role as a coach on The Voice.

But Olly Murs’ new position now pits him directly against the rival ITV singing series that made him famous – and his old mentor and boss Simon Cowell.

Yet Olly, 33, isn’t backwards about coming forwards when it comes to discussing the difference between the two reality contests – proudly declaring that The Voice is ‘the best show I’ve worked on for a fact’.
Read more: Daily Mail

A 33 year-old dullard from The X Factor that the public considered not as good as Joe McElderry… The choice of Olly Murs as the new coach made The Voice UK less cool than ever, by Jim Shelley
The quality of the contestants on The X Factor is at an all-time low.

But, The Voice UK suggested that it was basing its hopes of finally matching its rival’s popularity on a singer appealing to the public, despite being as outmoded and talentless as ever.

Yes, choosing Olly Murs as the new coach was a step backwards. Not good television and unlikely to help the programme’s quest to emulate The X Factor’s record of discovering (or creating) pop stars and even its chances of finding another Olly Murs, which no one wanted anyway.
Read more: Daily Mail

Little Mix singer Jade Thirlwall, 25, gifts her mum brand new £23,000 car for Christmas… after lavishing her with Chanel handbag and Disneyland trip for the whole family
Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall has capped off the band’s most successful year by buying her mother a £23,000 Christmas present.

The 25-year-old gifted mum Norma Badwi a brand new MINI Cooper Hatch last week, after paying tribute to the people who got her to where she is.

Jade’s mother Norma thanked her ‘generous and kind-hearted’ daughter for the ‘fantastic surprise’, which was captured in a touching video posted to Instagram by the singer on Wednesday.
Read more: Daily Mail

Exclusive interview with Matt Terry…
Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Matt Terry about his time in the X Factor and his new album…
2016’s X Factor winner Matt Terry launches his debut album ‘Trouble’. Matt co-wrote his album, which centers around the full cycle of a relationship from love to heartbreak and moving on.

Since Matt won last year’s X Factor it’s been non-stop for the 24 year old.

He had a top 3 hit with his Ed Sheeran penned winner’s single ‘When Christmas Comes Around’ before wowing crowds across the country on the X Factor Tour.

From there he has been writing and recording his debut album all around the globe including Miami, LA and Scandinavia. He featured on the track ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ – the charity single for the Grenfell Tower disaster; showed off his fluency in Spanish on Enrique Iglesias’ Top 10 smash summer single ‘Subeme La Radio’ with Sean Paul and has even fronted his own radio show for Capital FM.

Matt’s future is one we should all be watching closely as he prepares himself to take on the charts.

Rachel Ducker speaks to Matt about his journey so far and the new album.
Read more: Bounce

Louis Tomlinson Isn’t Happy With the 2018 Coachella Lineup: ‘Where the F— Are All The Bands?’
The Coachella lineup is officially here, and the 2018 roster is as star-studded as ever. Headlined by Beyonce, The Weeknd, and Eminem, the festival also features huge acts like SZA, Tyler, The Creator, HAIM, Jamiroquai, and Portugal. The Man, making for one hit-filled weekend of music.

There are those that have their gripes with it, however. Louis Tomlinson of One Direction, in particular, took to Twitter today (Jan 3.) after the lineup announcement to express his frustration with one particular absence: “Just seen the Coachella line up …. Where the f**k are all the bands!? It’s a festival!?”
Read more: Billboard

Meet the family! Harry Styles ‘takes Victoria’s Secret model girlfriend Camille Rowe home to meet his mother and sister… as romance hots up’
Harry Styles has reportedly introduced his rumoured girlfriend Camille Rowe to his family.

The musician, 23, is thought to have been seeing the model – who has posed for the likes of Victoria’s Secret – since the summer; and has now seemingly taken things to the next stage.

Over the festive season, Harry supposedly brought Camille, 27, home to meet his parents and sister, Gemma.
Read more: Daily Mail

Louisa Johnson flashes her perky posterior in thong bikini bottoms as she strips down to sequin-encrusted two-piece during idyllic Bali holiday
She has jetted off to balmy Bali for some winter sun.

And Louisa Johnson wasted no time showing off her sun-kissed glow as she shared a number of steamy bikini-clad Instagram snaps on Thursday.

The 19-year-old singer stripped down to a barely-there, sequin encrusted bikini as she posed on the island’s white shores, seductively pulling at the string of her briefs.
Read more: Daily Mail

On her Best Behaviour! Bikini-clad Louisa Johnson parades her peachy posterior and flexible figure as she performs yoga moves on idyllic break
She is never one to shy away from flaunting her svelte frame in a number of scanty ensembles.

And Friday proved to be no exception for Louisa Johnson, as she was seen making the most of her idyllic getaway in Indonesia by treating her 983,000 followers to a slew of bikini snaps on Instagram.

In her latest upload, the songstress, 19, flaunted her pert posterior in canary yellow thong briefs, as she daringly tiptoed along the edge of the pool.
Read more: Daily Mail

Is that you, Honey G? X Factor star looks unrecognisable as she ditches her trademark glasses and sportswear to undergo an incredibly glam new makeover
She shot to fame on The X Factor in 2016 and became known for her trademark shades and sporty tracksuits.

But ditching her usual sense of style, Honey G looked unrecognisable as she underwent an incredible new makeover that forced her to forgo her signature gold chain and baseball cap.

The rapper, 36, left viewers shocked on Thursday evening as she appeared on an episode of 100% Hotter and sizzled in a sleek yet plunging jumpsuit while sporting an immaculate make-up look.
Read more: Daily Mail

The Official Charts
1 Ed Sheeran – Perfect
5 Camila Cabello – Havana (feat. Young Thug)
11 Rak-Su – Dimelo (feat. Wyclef Jean & Naughty Boy)
14 James Arthur – Naked
32 CNCO & Little Mix – Reggaeton Lento (Remix)
34 ZAYN – Dusk Till Dawn (feat. Sia)
37 Camila Cabello – Never Be The Same
66 Little Mix – Is Your Love Enough
68 Little Mix – Power (feat. Stormzy)
69 Liam Payne – Bedroom Floor
91 Liam Payne – Strip That Down (feat. Quavo)
92 Little Mix – Touch

1 Ed Sheeran – Divide
12 Little Mix – Glory Days: Platinum Edition
34 Niall Horan – Flicker
36 Tokio Myers – Our Generation
81 Little Mix – Get Weird
83 Harry Styles – Harry Styles

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