X Factor UK Headlines for 03/04/12

Misha B signed to Sony Music? One Direction continue their American tour, Zayn Malik returns home following his aunt’s death. Chart update!

Misha B Rocks ‘X Factor Tour’ / Signs Record Deal
That Grape Juice is pleased to confirm that Misha signed a recording deal recently. We hear she’s inked a contract with a Sony Music label and fans can expect the official announcement in coming months.
Read more: That Grape Juice

One Direction go global: Canadian officials shut down Toronto street as thousands of fans gather for a glimpse of the boys
They are at the top of their game on home turf, selling out their arena tour in minutes after fans queued for up to 40 hours to get their hands on tickets.

But One Direction have taken their quest for super stardom global, and judging by the overwhelming reception they have received in Canada this week, they’re off to a flying start.

Officials were forced to shut down the street outside the Toronto headquarters of Much Music when the band stopped by to make their first appearance on Canadian television.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Zayn Malik to miss One Direction American tour dates as he rushes home following death of his aunt
Zayn Malik has been forced to pull out of One Direction’s North American tour following the death of his aunt.

The 19-year-old singer rushed back to the UK yesterday to make it to her funeral.

The teen heartthrob will miss several dates on the tour, where the boy band are supporting US group Big Time Rush.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Gary Barlow tweets congratulations to The Wanted as they hit No.1 in the U.S. iTunes pop charts
One Direction aren’t the only British boy band making waves in the U.S.

The Wanted have hit No.1 in the U.S. iTunes pop charts, prompting congratulations from Gary Barlow on Twitter.

And while One Direction’s What Makes You Beautiful is currently No.25 in the U.S.iTunes main charts, The Wanted’s Glad You Came is at No.2.
Read more: The Daily Mail

They’re Glad You Came! The Wanted outstrip Take That to become the most successful UK boy band in America
The Wanted have made it to No.5 in the US Charts with their UK number one Glad You Came.

Their success outstrips even that of Take That who got to No.7 with Back For Good in 1995.

The group saw a massive boost in sales after the song was featured during an episode of Glee.
Read more: The Daily Mail

‘She loved all the drama’: Kelly Rowland on shortlist for X Factor panel despite rowing with Tulisa on the show
Kelly Rowland nay make a dramatic return to the X Factor, despite her tumultuous time on the show last year.

The former Destiny’s Child star has told friends she ‘loved the drama’ on the panel with fellow judges Tulisa Contostavlos, Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow.

The 30-year-old was embroiled in heated backstage rows with Tulisa accused her act, Misha B, of backstage bullying.
Read more: The Daily Mail

They’re flying high! Little Mix reach dizzying heights as live X Factor tour hits Wembley
They may have won X Factor but Little Mix are no-ones puppets – although onstage they could be forgiven for looking like they were on strings.

In fact the five piece are wowing crowds with their performances on the X Factor tour, reaching dizzying heights with their flying performance.

As the tour reached London’s Wembley Arena, crowds of more than 12,000 flocked to the capital to see if Little Mix were as good in the flash.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Scored again? Ladies’ man Jermain Defoe sparks rumours he’s dating Alexandra Burke
He’s rarely seen without a glamorous female on his arm and his back catalogue reads like a who’s who of reality TV stars.

Now footballer Jermain Defoe appears to have worked his charm again.

But this time the Tottenham player has reportedly scored with singer Alexandra Burke.
Read more: The Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
4 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
5 Jedward – Waterline
13 Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight
21 One Direction – One Thing
23 Cher Lloyd – Want U Back (feat. Astro)
46 One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
58 Little Mix – Cannonball
75 Olly Murs – Heart Skips A Beat (feat. Rizzle Kicks)
78 Olly Murs – Oh My Goodness
80 Jedward – Lipstick

10 Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know
11 One Direction – Up All Night
24 Jedward – Victory
45 Rebecca Ferguson – Heaven
54 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger

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The Official Charts
1 Gotyle – Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)
8 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
30 Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight
33 Cher Lloyd – Want U Back (feat. Astro)
42 One Direction – One Thing
54 One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
63 Olly Murs – Heart Skips A Beat (feat. Rizzle Kicks)

1 Emeli Sande – Our Version Of Events
17 One Direction – Up All Night
19 Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know
25 Rebecca Ferguson – Heaven
28 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
50 JLS – Jukebox
53 Will Young – Echoes
57 Matt Cardle – Letters
65 Olly Murs – Olly Murs
92 Cher Lloyd – Sticks + Stones

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