X Factor UK Headlines for 07/18/18

Filming of X Factor UK S15 auditions started today.

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NO TEARS Louisa Johnson X-pelled by Simon Cowell’s record label but has new musical plans
Former X Factor winner Louisa Johnson moving from Simon Cowell’s record label Syco and has a fresh start to rebuild her career
AS The X Factor auditions kick off next week, the show has an early casualty.

I can reveal that former champ LOUISA JOHNSON, is moving labels from Syco almost three years since winning the show.

The singer has parted ways with SIMON COWELL’s label after the pair ended up at loggerheads over her musical direction.

I’m told it’s a mutual decision but both have accepted her career has stalled and she’ll be better off at another label.

But Louisa has now been given a lifeline, staying with Sony but signing to its Ministry of Sound label as she turns her back on pop and goes back to her dance roots.
Read more: The Sun

X Factor UK revealed the judges for the upcoming season yesterday. The reveal was followed by a press conference:

NEXT FACTOR X Factor 2018 judges confirmed as Robbie Williams, Ayda Field and Louis Tomlinson join Simon Cowell
The foursome will make up the judges for the 15th series which returns this autumn with Sharon Osbourne joining for live shows
SIMON Cowell will unveil this year’s X Factor line-up on Tuesday after new stars Robbie Williams, wife Ayda Field and One Direction star Louis Tomlinson finally signed on the dotted line.

The incoming trio are set to join up together for the first time at a press conference in London tomorrow after weeks of contract negotiations.

The show, which returns for its 15th series this autumn, will also feature music manager Sharon Osbourne, 65, as a judge on the live shows because of Robbie’s touring commitments.

Robbie, 44, will be forced to miss a number of live shows because he is double-booked with tour dates in South America.

He will be in Mexico City and Buenos Aires for two weekends in November.
Read more: The Sun

X-TRA SPECIAL The new X Factor lineup pictured together for the first time as Simon Cowell joins Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and Ayda Field at red carpet launch
Robbie joked about his big money deal by saying there were ‘millions of reasons’ he’d finally signed on the dotted line
THE brand new X Factor judging panel have been seen together for the first time in London.

Simon Cowell couldn’t stop smiling as was joined by Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and Ayda Field at Somerset House this afternoon.

Robbie and Ayda looked chic when they got out of their car at the swanky red carpet launch.

Loose Women star Ayda looked sensational a pair of checked trousers with a black top.

Speaking about being part of the show, Ayda told The Sun Online: “On a professional level I’ve auditioned for years. I know what it’s like to get the job and not get the job.

“I’ve been with Rob for so long I have huge empathy for the process. I’m excited to help people achieve their dreams as without me Rob would be lost. I’m excited to help people achieve their dreams as without me Rob would be lost.
Read more: The Sun

SHE’S THE ONE Robbie Williams defends wife Ayda Field’s place on X Factor judging panel as Sinitta dresses as Simon Cowell at the launch party
The Ex-Take That star revealed that he only agreed to join the talent show’s judging panel as long as his Loose Women presenter wife could join too
ROBBIE Williams’ wife Ayda Field defended her X Factor judging job yesterday — insisting her husband would be “lost” without her.

The married couple were officially unveiled alongside fellow newcomer, One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, 26.

Asked if she was qualified for the role, Loose Women presenter Ayda, 39, said: “If it wasn’t a challenge it wouldn’t be so much fun.

“I’m excited to be the underdog and show the boys how it’s done.”

Ayda, who has two children with her husband, added: “Without me Rob would be lost. And the fact that we get to work together and against each other is very exciting. We are so competitive. We compete about everything, even when we’re reading bedtime stories to the kids.”

Ex-Take That star Robbie, 44, admitted he only agreed to join if Ayda was with him.
Read more: The Sun

MR NASTY 2.0 Sinitta dresses up as Simon Cowell as she joins him at The X Factor launch in London
The singer wore a grey wig and fake beard as she hilariously pretended to be the TV judge
SINITTA dressed up as Simon Cowell for The X Factor launch in London today.

The singer, 54, joined the TV star, 58, as well as new judges Robbie Williams, Ayda Field and Louis Tomlinson at Somerset House.

Giggling as she got out of the car, Sinitta could be seen wearing a grey wig and a fake beard as well as chest hair drawn on with black marker pen, as she arrived at the star-studded event.

In a funny attempt to look like her pal, she also sported a white shirt, flared blue jeans, black boots and reflective sunglasses.

When Simon arrived, he was, indeed, dressed in his favourite get-up.

While it was all fun for Sinitta, Robbie and Ayda looked chic when they got out of their car at Somerset House.
Read more: The Sun

Gary Barlow and his Take That band mates warn Robbie Williams about the tiring X Factor hours claiming he and Ayda will be ‘at each other’s throats’
He and his wife Ayda Field are all but confirmed to join this year’s X Factor judging panel.

But Robbie Williams has been offered a warning from his Take That band mates as they are set to join the ITV mainstay, alongside Simon Cowell and Louis Tomlinson.

The Angels hitmaker, 44, has been told by Gary Barlow that the talent show can result in exhaustion, as well as giving him a heads up about the sneaky editing.
Read more: Daily Mail

Louis Tomlinson defends X Factor judging role after his devastated fans begged for new music
He’s returning to the show that started his career, joining Robbie Williams, his wife Ayda Field and Simon Cowell as judges on this year’s X Factor.

Yet Louis Tomlinson was forced to defend his decision on Tuesday, as he took to social media to reassure his fans after they begged him to release more music instead.

Following a press conference with his new co-judges, the 26-year-old presenter shared a video in which he insisted that being on the ITV show wouldn’t postpone his music, but help it instead.
Read more: Daily Mail

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