X Factor UK Headlines for 04/11/12

One Direction go shirtless in Australia! The boys appear on two Australian morning shows.

Harry shows off his shirtless style! One Direction top up their tans as they enjoy the pop star life aboard luxury yacht
Louis Tomlinson looks like he’s sponsored by Corona, as he no doubt sips from a stocked up on-board fridge spilling with every possible treat One Direction once dreamed about while at school.

The boyband lapped up the life of luxury aboard a yacht off Sydney Harbour, diving into the sea, drinking refreshing beer and topping up their already sunkissed bodies from having been in the US.

Zayn Malik, Louis and Harry Styles went for a spin on a power boat, while Liam Payne tried his hand at fishing and Niall Horan remained covered up, perhaps to stop from burning his Irish complexion.
Read more: The Daily Mail

What a treat! One Direction’s Zayn Malik greets fans by posing topless at window as they arrive Down Under
They’ve already taken America by storm following their tour across the country, which caused hysteria among their new fans.

And One Direction’s Zayn Malik ensured they made an impact as soon as they landed in Australia as well.

The 19-year-old treated the band’s waiting fans by standing at a window topless to show off his heart tattoo and chest.
Read more: The Daily Mail

One Direction – The Today Show Australia


One Direction – Sunrise – Australia


‘Vegemite is horrible!’ One Direction’s Niall Horan spits out local delicacy live on Australian TV
When they spent time travelling around America, One Direction threw themselves into the spirit of things.

And as they get to grips with their new surroundings in Australia, the boys have been trying to fit in by trying out a number of local delicacies.

But singer Niall Horan was given a shock when he had to try Vegemite spread for the first time on live TV.
Read more: The Daily Mail

One Direction’s Niall Horan Vegemite toast auction bids hit $100,000
A half-eaten piece of toast left by One Direction’s Niall Horan has attracted almost $100,000 (£65,000) in online bids.

The Irish singer joined bandmates on Australia’s Sunrise this morning, where they were welcomed by thousands of excited fans.
Read more: Digital Spy

One Direction sued for $1million… by U.S group with the SAME name
British boyband One Direction is being sued by an American group which claims they owned the name first.

The U.S. One Direction has filed a law suit, asking for a court order to force Simon Cowell’s X Factor UK-formed group to change its name, according to TMZ.

In the documents, the American band says it formed in 2009 – a year before Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson had even met.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Has One Direction’s Harry Styles replaced Caroline Flack with another older woman?
With three million followers on his Twitter account, there are going to be a lot of heartbroken fans.

One Direction’s Harry Styles is reportedly dating a new older woman and has been quoting the band’s song lyrics to her.

The 18-year-old is said to be seeing Sarah-Louise Colivet after meeting her in New York, earlier this year.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Exclusive Q&A: Simon Cowell on One Direction’s Rise to Stardom
How quickly did you realize that they could be huge?
(Chuckles) When they came to my house in Spain and performed, after about a millionth of a second. I tried to keep a straight face for a bit of drama for the show. I remember sitting next to this girl who I was working with. The second they left we jumped out of my chair and said, “These guys are incredible!” They just had it. They had this confidence. They were fun. They worked out the arrangements themselves. They were like a gang of friends, and kind of fearless as well.
Read more: Rolling Stone

Sticking to their word! Little Mix cover up cleavage in urban clothes for promo shoot after vowing not to sex-up their image
They’re determined to be good role models for millions of young fans.

And Little Mix have kept to their word in a new photoshoot against the backdrop of an urban setting.

Instead of dripping with expensive bling, exposing an abundance of cleavage and appearing to have had a date with the plastic surgeon, they remain largely covered up, opting for their unique creations.
Read more: The Daily Mail

An arresting sight! Alexandra Burke shows off taut midriff in sparkly gold bra while filming new video in carpark… after getting into trouble for shooting on the tube
She apparently got in trouble for filming on the tube over the weekend – and Alexandra Burke certainly made for an arresting sight as she took her crew to an underground carpark.

The X factor star was shooting her latest video, for single Let It Go in London.

The 23-year-old wore just a sparkly gold bra, which exposed her taut midriff, and skintight leggings as she moved saucily with her backup dancers for the cameras.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Alexandra Burke to release Lip Blooms range next month
Alexandra Burke will release her first lip product range next month.

The ‘Elephant’ star has teamed up with cosmetics brand Make Up Academy to create her collection, which will be sold exclusively at Superdrug stores nationwide.

Burke’s Lip Blooms range will feature a lipstick at one end, with a highlighting gloss at the other. They will be available in eight shades including OK.com and Bring It.
Read more: Digital Spy

Simon Cowell could return to X Factor – as a ‘Voice of God’
SHOW boss Simon Cowell could return to The X Factor — as a “Voice of God”.

The 52-year-old telly mogul’s contractual commitments to the US X Factor have ruled out a return to the UK series this year.

So instead, plans are being considered for him to pass his verdict on Britain’s acts via online service Skype.

The ratings-boosting move would see him deliver the final say-so when judges could not decide whether or not to put through an act to the next stage.
Read more: The Sun

‘I am a better manager than she is a singer’: Louis Walsh hits back at Cheryl Cole’s claims of bad management
A furious Louis Walsh has hit back at Cheryl Cole’s accusations he didn’t manage Girls Aloud, claiming he’s a ‘better manager than she is a singer’.

The Irish music manager, who looked after Girls Aloud for three years following their manufacture on Popstars: The Rivals, hit out at his former X Factor colleague’s singing talent.

The 59-year-old also goes on to accuse her of trying to get publicity for her many endorsements by criticising him.
Read more: The Daily Mail

‘Life is too short!’ Louis Walsh calls a truce with Cheryl Cole after week-long catfight over his management of Girls Aloud
Louis Walsh has called for a truce with Cheryl Cole after a week-long catfight between the pair.

The singer had said the Irish music mogul didn’t manage her band Girls Aloud, and he hit back saying he was a ‘better manager than she is a singer’.

But he sent a text to the 28-year-old asking for the fighting to stop, and asked her to put the message on her Twitter for her fans to see.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Cheryl Cole shoots video for ‘Call My Name’ – in pictures
Cheryl Cole has released new pictures from the filming of her music video for her latest single ‘Call My Name’.

The track is set to receive its premiere on BBC Radio 1 on April 20, and is said to be a dance track.

It will be the lead song from her third studio album, and is written and produced by Alex da Kid, who previously produced ‘Love the Way You Lie’ by Eminem and Rihanna, and B.o.B’s ‘Airplanes’.

The video was directed by Rich Lee, and was filmed in Los Angeles.
Read more: Digital Spy

‘BGT’ Mr Zip releases ‘Where’s My Keys, Where’s My Phone’ dance video
Britain’s Got Talent breakout star Mr Zip has released a dance video online for his hit track on the talent show ‘Where’s My Keys, Where’s My Phone’.

Mr Zip, real name Zippa Tafari, has stated his ambition to take his track around the world and has now released an easy-to-learn tutorial guide to the song’s dance routine on YouTube.

Tafari, who works as a plasterer in Moss Side, is a local celebrity in Manchester, and is a part-time children’s entertainer and youth worker.


Read more: Digital Spy

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