X Factor UK Headlines for 04/12/14

Stereo Kicks are about to release their debut single soon. Is Louis Walsh leaving the X Factor? There is a rumor Simon is launching Ireland’s Got Talent and wants Louis on the panel.

Stereo Kicks have a debut single titled “Love Me So” and they are performing it on their solo tour.

Naughty Boy on His Friendship With Zayn Malik, Twitter Beef with Louis Tomlinson
Just one week after dropping Zayn Malik’s demo “I Won’t Mind,” producer Naughty Boy is opening up about being there for Malik after he confirmed his departure from One Direction last month.

In an interview with Heat, Naughty Boy noted that the “I Won’t Mind” demo is actually from 1D’s Four recording sessions and further elaborated on what he and Zayn have been up to.
Read more: Billboard

Simon Cowell on Zayn Malik’s One Direction Departure: ‘He’s Got to Get His Head Together’
Simon Cowell has opened up for the first time about Zayn Malik’s recent departure from One Direction, staying relatively neutral about the former boy band member’s decision.

“He’s a fantastic singer,” he told the U.K. outlet Sugarscape. “Look, he’s got to get his head together a little bit. He needs some time on his own, as he said, to be a normal 22-year-old, which he’s gonna have.”
Read more: Billboard

EXCLUSIVE ‘I wasn’t expecting it to happen so quickly’: Simon Cowell admits surprise at Zayn Malik’s 1D departure… and reveals he’s already heard singer’s solo material
With a proven pedigree in managing globally successful bands he’s all too familiar with in-house turmoil.

But as he reflects on Zayn Malik’s shock departure from One Direction, Simon Cowell admits even he was surprised by the singer’s decision to walk away mid-way through a lucrative world tour.

Speaking to MailOnline as he prepares to launch the forthcoming ninth series of Britain’s Got Talent, the 54-year-old concedes there was little he could do to stop him leaving.
Read more: Daily Mail

Story Of His Life! One Direction’s Niall Horan SLIPS OVER as he acts as caddie for golf star Rory Mcllroy at Masters Par 3
Niall Horan took up the important role of golf caddie to Rory McIlroy on Wednesday – and appeared to be having a whale of a time until he slipped over.

But no doubt the One Direction hunk took the fall in good spirits despite the faux pas, during the Masters Par 3 contest ahead of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National golf club.

Niall, 21, who is a keen golfer, was more than happy to give up his job for the day and carry Mcllroy’s bag around the course.
Read more: Daily Mail

He’s a Moneymaker! Olly Murs puts on an energetic performance in Dublin… as it is revealed he earned £1m over the last year
He is rumoured to be becoming the host of the X Factor.

But Olly Murs put all his focus on his main passion as he treated Irish fans to an energetic performance at the 3Arena in Dublin.

Sharing his joy at the incredible turnout, he tweeted: ‘DUBLIN!!! Still can’t get over how awesome tonight was… Seriously goosebumping’ell all over Special special special! Love ya x’.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I’m done with the show’: Louis Walsh hints he’s QUIT The X Factor after 11 years and admits he doesn’t know if any of the judges will return
Louis Walsh appears to have hinted he has quit The X Factor.

Speaking on The Seven O’Clock Show, the veteran star announced his time on the hit ITV1 show was potentially over after an incredible 11 seasons.

‘I’m done with X Factor, honestly,’ he admitted.

When then asked whether his pal Simon Cowell could possibly change his mind, Louis added: ‘I’d have to really think about it.

‘I’ve done 11 seasons and that’s a long time in television – I don’t think I’ll be going back.’

The music mogul then went on to reveal that Simon had big plans in store for this year’s judging panel.
Read more: Daily Mail

Simon Cowell: Me And Cheryl Will Be Back On The X Factor
But Louis Walsh claims he’s had enough of the show…

Is it that time of year already?

Speculation about the make-up of this year’s X Factor judging panel has solidified with Simon Cowell declaring that he and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini will definitely be back.

The reality TV mogul was asked by The Sun which judges would be returning and replied: “Cheryl and me are fine.”

And he paid tribute to Dermot O’Leary, who recently quit as host on the show after eight years – amid rumours that he was going to be axed anyway.

SiCo said: “He’ll always get work, he’s a very talented guy and we’ll do other stuff together.”

Meanwhile show stalwart Louis Walsh has suggested that he will be leaving this year – although he has said that before.
Read more: MTV

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Irish Charts
1 Omi – Cheerleader
19 Olly Murs – Up (feat. Demi Lovato)
37 Kelly Clarkson – Heartbeat Song
59 Olly Murs – Seasons
69 Ella Henderson – Ghost
71 G.R.L. – Ugly Heart
98 Ben Haenow – Something I Need

1 Hozier – Hozier
18 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
29 Ella Henderson – Chapter One
72 One Direction – Four
73 Kelly Clarkson – Piece By Piece

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The Official Charts
1 Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand
25 Kelly Clarkson – Heartbeat Song
33 Olly Murs – Up (feat. Demi Lovato)
55 Olly Murs – Seasons
72 Ella Henderson – Ghost
74 Ben Haenow – Something I Need
91 Luke Friend – Hole In My Heart

1 All Time Low – Future Hearts
12 Ella Henderson – Chapter One
15 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
38 Rebecca Ferguson – Lady Sings The Blues
43 Kelly Clarkson – Piece By Piece
65 One Direction – Four
74 Olly Murs – Right Place Right Time

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