X Factor UK Headlines for 07/05/15

X Factor UK judges start taping Manchester auditions tomorrow.
EDIT: Tomorrow’s auditions are cancelled. Simon Cowell’s mother Julie passed away.

Little Mix performed at G-A-Y Heaven Nightclub in London this past week.

Little Mix – Black Magic live (G-A-Y Heaven nightclub, London July 2015)

Little Mix – Supermodel/Sissy That Walk Cover (G-A-Y Heaven Nightclub, London July 2015)

Little MINX! Perrie Edwards wows in a kinky leather catsuit as she performs alongside equally raunchy bandmates at G-A-Y
She is hardly known for dressing conservatively.

So fans of Little Mix will surely be unsurprised that Perrie Edwards opted for a leather catsuit as she took to the stage in Soho’s G-A-Y on Saturday.

The 21 year-old certainly wasn’t shy as she took to the stage alongside bandmates Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards says she is ‘happier’ following fiancé Zayn Malik’s decision to quit 1D… as she reveals she wants to be a mum in three years
Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards admits she is ‘happier’ following fiancé Zayn Malik’s decision to quit One Direction following the revelation that she wants children with the heart throb in three years time.

Zayn quit the chart-topping boy band in March and his 21-year-old fiancée stands by his decision because she can see it was the right thing for him.

In an interview with OK! magazine, she said: ‘Zayn is his own person and makes his own decisions. Whatever he wanted to do during that time, I was going to support him 100 per cent.’
Read more: Daily Mail

‘We’ve been incredible!’ Harry Styles insists One Direction have played their BEST shows as four-piece following shock departure of Zayn Malik
Their current stadium tour has been beset by a dip in ticket sales, but Harry Styles insists One Direction have played their best concerts following the departure of Zayn Malik.

The band launch the North American leg of their appropriately titled On The Road… Again world tour in San Diego on July 9, but while the roadshow was momentarily rocked by Zayn’s sudden departure Harry says his absence hasn’t affected their performances.

‘There have been incredible shows across Europe, some of the best we’ve had!’ he told EW. ‘So we’re super excited about coming to America.
Read more: Daily Mail

He’s a bit of all white! Harry Styles celebrates July 4th in style at star-studded bash in Malibu… amid claims he is set to pursue a movie career
He’s known for his love of going out and partying hard with an endless supply of female pals.

But Harry Styles, 21, looked relaxed as he soaked up the atmosphere at the Bootsy Bellows annual Red, White and Bootsy event at Nobu on Saturday.

The One Direction megastar joined an elite crowd at the party in Malibu to celebrate July 4th, as he dressed in accordance to the strict dress code wearing a white shirt and black sunglasses.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Minnie and Goofy!’: Liam Payne shares cute selfie with girlfriend Sophia Smith in fun headgear as they enjoy day at Disney World together
He’s one of the busiest young men in the business.

But Liam Payne managed to squeeze in a visit to the happiest place on earth this week, as he went along to Disney World in Florida with his long-term girlfriend Sophia Smith.

Amid rumours about their romance in the wake of his One Direction co-stars’ own hectic love lives, he and his lovely lady appear to be stronger than ever.
Read more: Daily Mail

See One Direction’s Liam Payne Visit Walt Disney World & Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter
While the guys of One Direction are on a short break from the On the Road Again tour, Liam Payne has been making fans experience some Instagram envy as he posts photos taken at Walt Disney World and Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Read more: Billboard

Niall Horan cosies up to stunning pal Laura Whitmore as the pair enjoy a boozy night out in London after Wireless Festival
They’ve quashed dating rumours several times in the past, but that won’t stop Laura Whitmore hanging out with her One Direction pal Niall Horan.

The duo were seen partying the night away at the Red Bull Tropical Edition party at The Box nightclub in London on Friday.

The Irish buds were seen sporting similar black ensembles as they knocked back the drinks at the epic bash.
Read more: Daily Mail

In good company! Niall Horan is joined by mystery blonde at Wireless… after hanging out backstage with Brooklyn Beckham
In Brooklyn Beckham he’s been enjoying some very familiar company at Wireless, but appearing at the annual event on Saturday Niall Horan’s latest acquaintance was comparatively unfamiliar.

The One Direction singer was joined by an attractive blonde as he strolled across the festival site at north London’s Finsbury Park, on day two of its second consecutive weekend.

Niall, 21, looked casual in a trademark white T-shirt and skinny jeans teamed with black Nike running shoes while walking side by side with the lithe female, who was on-trend in a black crop top and kick-flare trousers.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction: Look Back at First 100 Days Since Split
Where do broken hearts go?

The term “first hundred days” as a popular concept was reportedly first coined in a July 24, 1933 radio address by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since then, it has become a common political check-in point after big changes take place. So, when you think about, we couldn’t really not check in 100 days after Zayn Malik announced he would be leaving One Direction.

Below, explore our breakdown on all the highlights that have happened in the first 100 days since Z-Day. (The 100 day marker officially hits Friday, July 3.) To understand where we’re going, we must acknowledge where we’ve been.
Read more: Billboard

Happy Birthday Cheryl Fernandez-Versini! As the X Factor judge turns 32, a look back at her style transformation from Geordie teen to fashion icon
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini turns 32 today – which means she has spent the last 13 years in the spotlight.

The X Factor judge first shot to fame in 2002 when she starred on the programme Popstars The Rivals, which formed the girl band Girls Aloud.

This means the pictures featuring the star are like a back catalogue of every Noughties fashion trend.
Read more: Daily Mail

All eyes will be on “wild card” judge Nick Grimshaw as The X Factor returns
He says he’s not nervous – but this new job could have a huge impact on Grimmy’s career, says Mark Jefferies
Even before the new series of The X Factor has started, it seems all eyes when it comes to the judging panel, will be on Nick ‘Grimmy’ Grimshaw.

The Radio1 breakfast DJ and TV host has come a long way in the last decade.

Earlier this week he told me how he began his career as an intern at MTV, before helping friends on video shoots and taking any work he could to pursue his dream of being on Radio and TV.

Now, via T4 on Channel 4, BBC3 panel shows and stints in various slots on Radio 1, he has the chance to become a household name thanks to X Factor.

Of the opening Manchester auditions, Grimmy says: “I am not nervous, I just want it to start. I have been talking about it for ages and nothing happened. I kinda just want it to start because I feel like it is not real until it starts.”

Grimmy is the wild card pick from Simon Cowell this year, who was apparently charmed by him when they met for a Radio 1 interview at Cowell’s Syco office in West London.
Read more: Radio Times

Simon Cowell left devastated after his mother Julie passes away aged 89
Simon Cowell’s mother Julie has died at the age of 89, it was announced today.

The X Factor judge and his family said they were heartbroken and would “miss her terribly”.

A spokesman for them confirmed that Mrs Cowell, a former dancer, died today.

They said: “Today our beloved mum Julie passed away. Anyone who had met her would know what a truly special and kind lady she was. We are heartbroken and will miss her terribly, but she is now at peace.”
Read more: Daily Mirror

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Irish Charts
1 Major Lazer – Lean On (feat. DJ Snake & Mo)
21 Rita Ora – Poison
23 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
33 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
49 Iggy Azalea – Trouble (feat. Jennifer Hudson)
84 Adam Lambert – Ghost Town
95 Olly Murs – Up (feat. Demi Lovato)

1 Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
97 Olly Murs – Never Been Better

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The Official Charts
1 Lost Frequencies – Are You With Me
3 Rita Ora – Poison
30 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
51 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
55 Iggy Azalea – Trouble (feat. Jennifer Hudson)
79 Olly Murs – Up (feat. Demi Lovato)

1 Lionel Richie & The Commodores – The Definitive Collection
58 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
63 Adam Lambert – The Original High
65 Will Young – 85% Proof
93 Ella Henderson – Chapter One

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