X Factor UK Headlines for 01/08/12

New music from Alexandra Burke! Chery Cole and Syco bury the hatchet, new talent show on the horizon? Chart Update!

Check out remix of Alexandra Burke’s new single “Elephant”. The real thing will debut soon. Judging from the remix, it sounds like a hit.
Alexandra Burke – Elephant (Feat. Erick Morillo)

TV return as Cheryl and Syco bury the hatchet
Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell have put last year’s X Factor USA feud behind them and are preparing to work together on a new TV series.

The show will be a talent-scouting programme with a very different format from Cowell’s other series, Britain’s Got Talent.

It will be created by the tycoon’s production company Syco, and is likely to be screened in the autumn.

The development marks an end to the frosty relations between the pair after Cowell dramatically dropped the singer, right, as a judge from the American version of X Factor last September.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Let’s hope this does the trick! Cher Lloyd reveals her bid to break into the US market with new Want U Back video
She’s made no secret of her desire to crack the American market.

And with the third single from her debut album Sticks + Stones entitled Want U Back, Cher Lloyd is hoping to achieve just that.

The video, released today, features a rap from former X Factor US contestant Astro, and follows Cher as she wreaks her revenge on an ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend.
Read more: The Daily Mail

When in Rome… Amelia Lily dons faux ‘gay’ tattoos as she performs at G-A-Y night
She may not have won The X Factor, but Amelia Lily certainly knows how to draw a crowd.

Taking to the stage at London’s G-A-Y club night, the Middlesborough teenager decided to show her enthusiasm by creating a ‘gay’ tattoo on her legs.

The pink-haired 17-year-old had hastily written the words on her right shin in the toilets of the club before she went on stage.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Simon Cowell leads the tributes for former X Factor finalist Kerry McGregor who died of cancer aged 37
Simon Cowell has lead tributes to late X Factor contestant Kerry McGregor following her death from cancer.

The Scottish singer, who appeared on the TV talent show in 2006, lost her battle with the disease aged just 37.

The wheelchair-bound singer and actress was first diagnosed with bladder cancer two years ago.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Smug… moi? Simon Cowell enjoys the fruits of his labour onboard multi million pound super yacht in St Barts
It hasn’t been the easiest year for Simon Cowell.

But what better way for a multi millionaire media mogul to relax than hiring a luxury yacht and joining the St Bart’s Caribbean celebrity set.

And it certainly looked like the 52-year-old’s troubles sailed away onboard super yacht The Slipstream.
Read more: The Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Little Mix – Cannonball
2 Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight
12 One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
19 Olly Murs – Heart Skips A Beat (feat. Rizzle Kicks)
29 JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel?

3 Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know
8 One Direction – Up All Night
13 Jedward – Victory
16 Rebecca Ferguson – Heaven
23 JLS – Jukebox
36 Cher Lloyd – Sticks + Stones
52 Susan Boyle – Someone To Watch Over Me
66 Jedward – Planet Jedward
67 Mary Byrne – With Love
71 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
84 Matt Cardle – Letters

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The Official Charts
6 Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight
15 Little Mix – Cannonball
16 JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel?
17 One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
19 Olly Murs – Heart Skips A Beat (feat. Rizzle Kicks)
47 Will Young – Jealousy
50 Kelly Clarkson – Mr. Know It All
71 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
79 JLS – Take A Chance On Me
80 Rebecca Ferguson – Nothing’s Real But Love
90 Cher Lloyd – With Ur Love (feat. Mike Posner)

7 Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know
9 Rebecca Ferguson – Heaven
12 Will Young – Echoes
14 One Direction – Up All Night
21 JLS – Jukebox
23 Matt Cardle – Letters
31 Cher Lloyd – Sticks + Stones
59 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
62 Susan Boyle – Someone To Watch Over Me
72 Olly Murs – Olly Murs

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