X Factor UK Headlines for 05/04/14

ITV to replace Louis Walsh? Check out pictures from One Direction’s tour!

‘No one could deserve this’: Liam Payne is overcome with emotion at sight of thousands of fans as One Direction’s world tour kicks off
They have been at the top of their game for a few years now.

But it seems Liam Payne still can’t quite get his head around just how many fans he and the rest of One Direction have.

The 20-year-old took to Twitter to show a picture of the thousands of fans who came to their hotel in Lima, Peru as their Where We Are world tour kicked off.
Read more: Daily Mail

Terrified fans crushed during One Direction concert in Peru, leaving 47 people needing medical attention
Terrified young fans were crushed during One Direction’s gig in Peru on Sunday night.

The shocking incident left 47 concert-goers suffering various injuries and requiring medical attention.

The boyband stopped performing and warned the crowd they would be forced to walk off stage if they didn’t stop pushing forward.

It’s not clear how serious the injuries are but local reports say some fans are still being treated with symptoms of asphyxia.

Tents were used as emergency pop-up treatment centres and an additional evacuation plan was put in place by the head of Peru’s volunteer fire service, Mario Cassareto, who insisted they handled the dangerous situation well.
Read more: Daily Mirror

CCTV footage of half-naked Harry Styles and Niall Horan dancing in hotel emerges online
Watch moment the 1D duo strip off and run wild through the corridor of their luxury hotel in Buenos Aires
CCTV footage of One Direction stars Niall Horan running around in his underwear and a topless Harry Styles cavorting in a hotel corridor has emerged online.

The video, posted onto YouTube, is believed to have been filmed from inside a luxury hotel in Buenos Aires, while the band are on tour.

Shirtless Harry, 20, is easily identified by his infamous torso tattoos which include an enormous butterfly on his chest with symmetrical swallow birds either side.

The confident singer is wearing cut-off shorts but kept his iconic curls hidden under a light coloured beanie hat.

In the video from inside five-star Hotel Sofitel Cardales, Harry dances along the walkway with his shirt off, keenly displaying the results of gruelling workout sessions with professional MMA trainer Mark Jarvis.
Read more: Daily Mirror

It must be the humidity! Harry Styles ditches the quiff for a matted down hairdo while on South American leg of One Direction tour
He is known for styling his curly brown locks up and away from his face.

But it seems Harry Styles is having to try out a slightly new look while on the South American leg of One Direction’s Where We Are world tour.

The teen hearthrob’s new style was shared with fans by his hairdresser Lou Teasdale on her Instagram page.
Read more: Daily Mail

It’s a 1D photobomb! Harry Styles and Liam Payne appear in background of tourist’s selfie taken on Machu Picchu in Peru
It was voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the world back in 2007.

And for two lucky tourists Machu Picchu in Peru, South America became even more wondrous when they discovered two members of One Direction in their selfie.

The amusing snap shows the two tourists grinning and giving the thumbs up, while behind them Harry Styles and Liam Payne can be seen chilling while trekking the 15th-century Inca site.
Read more: Daily Mail

One Direction ‘forced to move hotels because of screaming fans in Peru’ ahead of their Chilean concert
They performed to a packed out crowd in Santiago on Wednesday night, but One Direction could be forgiven if they were feeling a little tired.

The boyband have been struggling to sleep at their hotel rooms as screaming fans have been keeping them awake at night.

It all proved too much for the boys in Peru, as they were forced to switch hotels to escape the noise.
Read more: Daily Mail

That looks familiar! One Direction re-create the famous Oscars ‘selfie’ (then Liam Payne crops Harry Styles out of his Instagram version)
They’ve recently embarked on their Where We Are world stadium tour, which has seen them photographed by thousands of die-hard fans.

But One Direction decided to take matters into their own hands – literally – when they took their own ‘selfie’ on stage in Santiago on Wednesday.

The five young men were joined by their live band for the snap, which was taken by Liam Payne and has so far been liked 350,000 times, re-tweeted 21,658 times and favourited 36,444 times.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Worse thing I ever did was let you go’: 1D’s Liam Payne posts cryptic tweets amidst rumours he’s ‘split from girlfriend Sophia Smith’
One Direction heart-throb Liam Payne has fuelled speculation he has split from girlfriend Sophia Smith after a string of cryptic tweets.

The 20-year-old singer appeared to be lovelorn and regretting a break-up given the nature of his Tweets, written in the early hours of Friday morning.

Speculation over Liam and Sophia’s nine-month romance started last week after the pop star wrote ‘how lonely hotel rooms are’ and he mentioned Drake’s break-up song Doing It Wrong.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I didn’t want to make a retro record’: X Factor’s Ella Henderson ditches her vintage style as she opens up about new album
She first stepped into the spotlight on The X Factor as a shy 16-year-old with a preference for vintage victory rolls and floral dresses.

But Ella Henderson was keen to show off her new mature look as she posed in a stunning spread for Wonderland Magazine.

The 18-year-old oozed confidence in the shoot as she opened up about finding herself while recording her debut album, Chapter One.
Read more: Daily Mail

Grungier, dirtier and sexier than ever: Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards sports dreadlocks while Jesy Nelson gyrates in a leather leotard for Salute video
It was just a little over two years that they were fresh-faced wannabes being crowned winners of The X Factor.

And in their new video Salute, Little Mix are showing a rather sexier, rockier image.

Eldest bandmember Jesy Nelson shows off her fabulous curves in a leather leotard and thigh-high leather boots.
Read more: Daily Mail

Little Mix “Salute” (TroyBoi Remix – Premiere)
Mixers rejoy! After the release of 2014 Sport Relief single ‘Word Up!‘, the girls of Little Mix are ready to contiune promoting their second studio album ‘Salute‘, released on digital retailers on November 8, 2013 via Syco and Columbia Records.

After ‘Little Me‘, the third official single is the album’s opening and title track ‘Salute‘. Produced by TMS, the song is a powerful pop production with a highly-influenced military style. It’s a hymn to feminism. A clear nod to the famous Girl Power signed by the Spice Girls. The new single will be released on iTunes (UK) in June 1st.

Read more: Ultimate Music

It’s the LM crew: Little Mix get gangsta with their dancers as they start rehearsals for their Salute UK and North America tour
Little Mix let their followers know that rehearsals for their upcoming UK and North America tour was had begun in a very gangsta way.

Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall got their dance crew together for a picture from a studio with each one pulling some thug-like poses.

Little Mix tweeted the photo with the message: ‘The day has finally come! First day of #SaluteTour rehearsals with our Mix Men!’
Read more: Daily Mail

Cher Lloyd leaves the pop diva behind once and for all as she breaks down in tears in emotional video for new track Sirens
She shot to fame as a nervous teenager on The X Factor back in 2010.

But Cher Lloyd proves she has well and truly left her past behind her in the stunning, emotive video for her new track Sirens.

Going for an entirely new feel than the poppy, upbeat style she had come to be known for, Cher explores a more mature look and sound in the video.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Sam Callahan just made me the happiest girl in the world!’: Tamera Foster reveals her love for her boyfriend as they enjoy a romantic picnic in the park
They got together on The X Factor last year.

And it appears Tamera Foster and Sam Callahan’s love is still going strong as she posted a picture on Instagram of the pair looking extremely close while enjoying a romantic picnic in the park.

The 17-year-old star took to the social networking site to reveal the 19-year-old singer has made her the ‘happiest girl in the world’ on Monday.
Read more: Daily Mail

Not so lucky, Louis: ITV bosses flex their muscles telling Simon Cowell ‘it’s not just your show’ as they lock horns over veteran judge Walsh’s return
It’s the TV show on everyone’s lips – but there’s one member of the team whose position is in jeopardy.

The X Factor is set to return to our screens later this year –with auditions beginning in June – but it looks like, although Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole are returning to the panel, veteran Louis Walsh may not.

It’s been reported the 61-year-old Irish boy band manager is to be left out of this year’s judging line-up, if ITV bosses have their way – but his old friend Simon Cowell is standing up for him.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor: Scissor Sisters singer Jake Shears being lined up to replace Louis Walsh on judging panel
Simon Cowell says the show wouldn’t be the same without him but ITV bosses are said to be keen on a shake-up
Louis Walsh’s place on the X Factor panel is in jeopardy with ITV chiefs thinking a change is needed to revive flagging ratings.

One of the surprise names in the frame to replace the 61-year-old is Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears, 35.

Show boss Simon Cowell is keen to save his old pal, who has been a fixture on the panel for a decade.

He insisted recently: “It wouldn’t be the same without him.”

But bosses are desperate to plug the ratings leak and American singer Jake is tipped as the man to do it.

A source said: “ITV aren’t sure about Louis and think it may be time for a change.

“Jake really impressed when he was a guest mentor on The Voice but Louis is very much Simon’s man, so we’ll have to wait and see.”
Read more: Daily Mirror

The Ultimate spin-off: Simon Cowell to launch new reality show to find the next superstar DJ back on track
He is known for being the brains behind the hugely successful talent show The X Factor.

And it seems Simon Cowell has another trick up his creative sleeve as he plans to reboot a DJ competition show called Ultimate DJ.

Simon started working on the show back in 2012 with actor Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith, but the series was shelved.

The music mogul will now join forces with SFX Entertainment to produce a new talent contest that will find the world’s next great deejay in the hopes of capitalising on the electronic music boom and the success of music mixers such as Calvin Harris.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Calvin Harris – Summer
31 One Direction – You & I
51 One Direction – Story of My Life
72 Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight

1 Imelda May – Tribunal
7 One Direction – Midnight Memories
25 One Direction – Up All Night
37 Sam Bailey – The Power Of Love
65 One Direction – Take Me Home

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The Official Charts
1 Calvin Harris – Summer
45 One Direction – You & I
84 One Direction – Story of My Life

1 Paolo Nutini – Caustic Love
20 Sam Bailey – The Power Of Love
25 One Direction – Midnight Memories
32 Olly Murs – Right Place, Right Time
58 Little Mix – Salute
74 Rhydian Roberts – One Day Like This
94 One Direction – Take Me Home

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