X Factor UK Headlines for 02/11/18

5 After Midnight have a new member! X Factor ‘s producers are considering more changes for the next season’s format.

BGT alum Calum Scott released a duet version of his new single ‘You Are The Reason’ with Leona Lewis!

Saara Aalto – Monsters
This is the first post X Factor song from Saara Aalto and one of the three that she will sing in Finnish Eurovision pre-selection.
Saara Aalto – Monsters | Eurovision Candidate Song 1 of 3 for Finland | Official Music Video by YLE

5AM’S FRESH START Bizarre unveils X Factor boyband 5am’s new member after our nationwide competition
After scouring the nation high and low, we have chosen former Brit School pupil Brad O’Neil to join the X Factor group after tense auditions held at Bizarre HQ
I’VE scoured the nation high and low, thrown open the competition on Twitter and whittled down the talent to one final member.

Now I can reveal the person 5AM and Bizarre have chosen to replace KIERAN ALLEYNE is former Brit School pupil BRAD O’NEIL.

Eighties sensation SINITTA and 2016 X ­Factor winner MATT TERRY helped me reach my final verdict during tense auditions at Bizarre HQ.

5AM’s newest member said: “I’m absolutely buzzing. I can’t wait to get working and vibing with these guys.

“I just want to get going with things. I write tracks, so hopefully it will work together.”

Birmingham-born Brad was one of four finalists who auditioned for our competition for a Sun reader to become a ­member of the 2016 X ­Factor band, after I unveiled the special contest last week.
Read more: The Sun

‘This man shouted at me!’ Frustrated George Shelley reveals he was a victim of a homophobic slur while out on the street… just days after discussing the tragic death of his sister
George Shelley has revealed that he became a victim of a verbal homophobic assault on Saturday night.

The former Union J singer, 24, took to Twitter to vent his frustration over the verbal abuse – mere days after fighting back tears while discussing the death of his sister Harriet publicly for the first time on Thursday.

He didn’t hold back when he alerted his 757k about his horrendous ordeal, tweeting that: ‘This man just shouted ‘f****t’ at me… effing hell 2018 get your s*** together’.
Read more: Daily Mail

Leona Lewis pairs sexy black PVC trousers with a pink jumper as she heads to rehearsals for The One Show in London
She teased fans she was set to return to the music scene last month – after a three year hiatus.

And Leona Lewis, who originally found fame in the UK, headed to rehearsals in London on Friday, ahead of her upcoming performance on The One Show.

The 32-year-old singer looked effortlessly stylish in black PVC trousers and a chunky pink knit as she joined Britain’s Got Talent star Calum Scott at the studio.
Read more: Daily Mail

Newly-engaged Shayne Ward looks handsome in a slick black tux as he beams next to stunning fiancee Sophie Austin at charity ball
They recently announced their engagement, exactly a year after becoming parents to baby girl Willow.

And it’s no wonder that Shayne Ward, 33, and Sophie Austin, 34, couldn’t stop smiling as they walked the red carpet hand-in-hand at the star-studded Archie’s Footprint Ball in Manchester on Saturday.

The Coronation Street hunk looked ultra dapper in his sophisticated black tux and looked happier than ever posing with his bride-to-be.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor bosses contemplating big shake-up and may axe the Sunday night show
In a bid to freshen things up and take on rival Strictly Come Dancing, producers are also thinking about getting rid of the boot camp section
X Factor bosses are contemplating a big shake-up of the new series – and may axe the Sunday night show.

In a bid to freshen things up and take on rival Strictly Come Dancing, producers are also thinking about getting rid of the boot camp section.

A source said ITV believes the programme may work better by returning to a single show on a Saturday.

It will follow a similar format to the talent show’s start in 2004 – when Steve Brookstein was crowned winner.

Back then, there were two episodes on a Saturday, culminating with the result and one act leaving.
Read more: Daily Mirror

The Official Charts
1 Drake – God’s Plan
10 Camila Cabello – Never Be The Same
18 Liam Payne & Rita Ora – For You (Fifty Shades Freed)
25 Camila Cabello – Havana (feat. Young Thug)
30 James Arthur – Naked
60 Camila Cabello – She Loves Control
69 ZAYN – Dusk Till Dawn (feat. Sia)
78 CNCO & Little Mix – Reggaeton Lento (Remix)
81 Rak-Su – Dimelo (feat. Wyclef Jean & Naughty Boy)
87 Harry Styles – Sign Of The Times
95 Little Mix – Is Your Love Enough

1 Motion Picture Cast Recording – The Greatest Showman
10 Camila Cabello – Camila
14 Little Mix – Glory Days: Platinum Edition

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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.