X Factor UK Headlines for 07/12/15

Little Mix’s new single is #1 on iTunes UK!
Chloe Jasmine and Stevi Richie are engaged!

One Direction supports campaign for a better future ahead of global summits on people and planet
One Direction has today launched the action/1D manifesto for the future asking their fanbase of millionsto describe the kind of world they want to live in by sharing powerful and emotive pieces of creative content, including film and photos using the #action1D hashtag on their social media channels.

The campaign is part of action/2015, a global citizens’ movement which is united by the idea that 2015 can be the year when the world can set the agenda to end extreme poverty, tackle inequality and climate change – but only if global people power compels World Leaders to make ambitious commitments at two crucial summits to be held in New York in September and Paris in December.

One Direction joins a host of high profile figures – including Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Malala Yousafzai, Sir Richard Branson, Shakira, Ben Affleck, Bill and Melinda Gates and Bono – who have already pledged their support for action/2015.
Read more: HJPR

One Direction accused of having two faces as they back climate change campaign despite ‘often’ using TWO private jets
One Direction have denied being two-faced after throwing their weight behind a climate change campaign despite previously admitting they often use two private jets to travel the globe.

The group, who last last year were revealed to be the richest boyband in British music history with a combined wealth of £70million, have joined Save the Children in launching action/1D.

In a statement they said: ‘Young people really do have the power to help end poverty, tackle inequality and stop dangerous climate change.’

It comes after the band racked up around 200,000 miles while travelling the world on their past two tours.
Read more: Daily Mail

WATCH: Harry Styles falls off the stage in an EPIC tumble as One Direction kick off the North America leg of their tour in San Diego
They only kicked off the American leg of their On The Road Again tour on Thursday night.

But One Direction’s Harry Styles ensured he was the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons as he took an epic tumble off the stage at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.

Dragging his microphone across the performance space and throwing up some fist-pumps, the 21-year-old hearthrob proved his ability to multi-task isn’t the greatest as he took a giant fall in front of the screaming crowd.
Read more: Daily Mail

Managed to stay on his feet this time! Harry Styles brushes off embarrassing tumble as he returns to the stage with One Direction band mates in Santa Carla
His hilarious fall on Thursday night immediately went viral.

But Harry Styles was back on his feet and giving his usual energetic performance as One Direction hit the stage at the Levi’s stadium in Santa Clara on Saturday evening.

The British singer was joined by his band mates Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan as they serenaded their screaming fans in the Californian venue as they continued their ‘On The Road Again’ tour.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘This is them showing everyone how serious they are’: Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards ‘splash out £3million on new love nest’
They’ve had a dramatic 2015, but it looks like Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards are moving forward in their relationship.

The former One Direction star and his Little Mix singer fiancée have reportedly splashed out £3million on a luxury love nest.

The six bedroom home just outside London is the couple’s way of proving ‘how serious they are’ about each other, according to insiders, after Perrie was accused of being the reason Zayn quit his chart-topping band this year.
Read more: Daily Mail

Little Mix interview: “The fans have been waiting for so bloody long!”
Little Mix are well and truly BACK! After more than a year away from the Official Charts (their last single Salute entered the Top 10 in May last year), the girls return with their third studio album and a banger of a new single in Black Magic.

We sat down with Perrie, Jesy, Jade and Leigh-Anne to talk working with Jess Glynne and Jessie J, dancing to Black Magic and Jade’s Cher impression (flawless).
Read more: The Official Charts Company

‘Love ma man!’ Perrie Edwards poses for cosy snap with boyfriend Zayn Malik as he treats her to surprise romantic getaway for her 22nd birthday
They’ve weathered a stormy 2015 as a couple, but Perrie Edwards and Zayn Malik appeared stronger than ever as they celebrated the Little Mix star’s 22nd birthday.

The former One Direction heartthrob, who quit the band in March, has whisked his girlfriend away for a romantic weekend to mark her milestone.

And it looks like the 22-year-old’s plan has worked, as his fiancée excitedly kept her fans updated with a number of pictures on Instagram, which thank her beau for his efforts.
Read more: Daily Mail

Former X-Factor winner Steve Brookstein sparks fury after using 7/7 anniversary to boast about his number one album
Former X-Factor winner Steve Brookstein has sparked outrage by using the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 bombings to boast about his number one album.

The failed singer took to Twitter this morning to remind followers that on this day ten years ago, he had been abroad and was unaware of the attacks which killed 52 people and injured 700.

’10 years ago I was heading home from New York and Barcelona after celebrating a No 1. album. Totally oblivious to the 7/7 attacks,’ he wrote.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor stars Stevi Richie and Chloe-Jasmine Whichello announce engagement after unlikely romance … as they boast about their ‘magical sex life’
Former X Factor contestants Chloe-Jasmine Whichello and Stevi Ritchie have announced they are engaged.

The unlikely couple first enjoyed a passionate fling during their time on the show in 2014 and eventually began dating again in December before confirming their romance with loved-up displays in April.

It appears their ‘magical’ sex life is one of the reasons why they are planning to tie the knot as Stevi bragged: ‘If we were at sixth base before, now we’re definitely a ten – the sex life is very magical’.
Read more: Daily Mail

Super slim Cheryl Fernandez-Versini looks skinnier than ever in a tiny black crop top as X Factor auditions kick off in Manchester
The X Factor auditions were postponed from Monday this week due to the sad death of Simon Cowell’s beloved mother Julie.

But it was business as usual on Wednesday in Manchester when judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini arrived in a tiny black crop top which showed off her super slim frame.

Cheryl, 32, paired the top with wide-legged black trousers and wore her dark hair in a short bob.
Read more: Daily Mail

Grieving Simon Cowell makes his way to the X Factor auditions in Manchester as he is seen for the first time since his beloved mother’s death
Simon Cowell was forced to put a brave face on his recent heartache for opening auditions of The X Factor as he headed straight back to business.

It’s been just three days since the music mogul was left ‘devastated’ the loss of his 89-year-old mother Julie but he stayed faithful to his filming commitments and stepped out for his first public appearance.

Simon, 55, gave a polite smile to the cameras as he continued to grieve for his beloved mother, finally resuming plans for hopefuls to audition in the city after the schedule was pushed back at the weekend.
Read more: Daily Mail

Rita Ora goes retro in red mini dress and thigh-high boots as she makes her X Factor judging debut in Manchester
She’s making her debut on The X Factor this year, and as any fan of the show knows the series is as much about the judges’ fashion choices as the music.

And Rita Ora didn’t disappoint when she arrived for the first round of auditions in Manchester on Wednesday with her new co-judges Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Simon Cowell and Nick Grimshaw.

Jetting in from a trip to Paris Fashion Week, the Hot Right Now singer stuck to her penchant for daring looks, teaming a bold red mini dress with thigh-high boots.
Read more: Daily Mail

FIRST LOOK: Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw join Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell as new X Factor panel gets down to business at auditions in Manchester
The new season of the X Factor is officially underway with the new judges all lined up to audition what they hope will be the next big pop star.

The latest additions Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw joined veterans Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell in Manchester on Wednesday for the first day of auditions.

The four judges were joined in the arena by the new X Factor hosts Caroline Flack and Olly Murs, who himself found fame on the show.
Read more: Daily Mail

The Matchy Factor! Caroline Flack coordinates with Rochelle Humes in shirt and jeans combo as X Factor auditions kick off in Manchester
They were both giving hosting roles as part of the line-up for the 2015 edition of The X Factor.

Proving they mean business for their new jobs, Caroline Flack and Rochelle Humes put on a coordinated display on Wednesday.

As the audition process for the hit talent TV show kicked off in Manchester, both Flack, 35, and Humes, 26, opted for a shirt and jeans combo.
Read more: Daily Mail

Grieving Simon Cowell receives a standing ovation at opening X Factor auditions as he dedicates upcoming series to late mother
Simon Cowell has decided to dedicate the upcoming series of X Factor this his late mother, because it was her ‘favourite’ show.

The grieving music boss returned to work on Wednesday, just three days after losing beloved Julie Cowell, aged 89, to commence the filming schedule with opening auditions in Manchester.

The 55-year-old was given a standing ovation as he put on a brave face for the crowds, having postponed the original start date from Monday to allow him spend time grieving.
Read more: Daily Mail

Denim delight! Rochelle Humes shows off her shapely legs in thigh-skimming shirt dress as she continues filming Xtra Factor in Manchester
Rochelle Humes put on yet another stylish sartorial display as she got to work on her second day as an Xtra Factor host.

The singer/TV presenter showed off her shapely legs on set in Manchester as she wore a denim shirt dress and brown boots on Thursday.

Rochelle, 26, was joined by her fellow host Melvin Odoom after a successful first day at the X Factor auditions on Wednesday.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Don’t make jokes about stealing people’s husbands’: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini hints at former marriage betrayal as she ‘slams X Factor auditionee for cheating quip’
She’s now happily married to romantic Frenchman Jean-Bernard Versini Fernandez.

But Cheryl showed she’s still sensitive when it comes to betrayal, as she put one cheeky contestant firmly in her place at the latest round of the X Factor auditions this week.

The 32-year-old Geordie is obviously on fine form and showed that it’s never wise to seek a rise from a Northern lass, as two hopefuls reportedly found out when they came before the show’s panel.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Lost Frequencies – Are You With Me
18 Rita Ora – Poison
23 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
29 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
60 Iggy Azalea – Trouble (feat. Jennifer Hudson)
79 Adam Lambert – Ghost Town

1 Taylor Swift – 1989
85 One Direction – FOUR
100 Olly Murs – Never Been Better

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The Official Charts
1 David Zowie – House Every Weekend
3 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
7 Rita Ora – Poison
41 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
66 Olly Murs – Up (feat. Demi Lovato)
73 Iggy Azalea – Trouble (feat. Jennifer Hudson)

1 Ed Sheeran – X
55 Will Young – 85% Proof
62 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
75 Ella Henderson – Chapter One
80 Adam Lambert – The Original High

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