X Factor UK Headlines for 08/16/15

Louis Tomlinson hosts a charity ball in London. Little Mix join Taylor Swift on stage during her 1989 World Tour.

Father-to-be Louis Tomlinson flies back to the UK with One Direction bandmates for the first time since announcing baby news
He’s had a busy few weeks, recently confirming the news that he’ll become a father next year.

But on Monday, Louis Tomlinson was spotted thousands of miles away from Briana Jungwirth, the woman who is carrying his child, as he and his One Direction bandmates jetted home to the UK.

Louis and Liam Payne were seen leaving the airport on Monday, followed by Harry Styles, with the group arriving back in the UK hours before Louis is due to host a charity ball.
Read more: Daily Mail

Father-to-be Louis Tomlinson takes to the red carpet with his mother Johannah Deakin as they host charity ball
He hit headlines last month when it was revealed he is set to become a father early next year.

So proving that he is very much a family man, Louis Tomlinson took to the red carpet at the Believe In Magic Charity Ball on Monday evening with his mother Johannah Deakin.

Held at the Natural History Museum in London, the One Direction star, 23, was all smiles as he posed for pictures and readied his role as host.
Read more: Daily Mail

He’s earned his stripes! One Direction’s Liam Payne donates over £50,000 to charity after bid to get his face painted as a tiger
It’s a well known fact that the One Direction boys give big when it comes to charity initiatives.

So as Liam Payne attended the Believe In Magic Cinderella Ball on Monday there was no way he was going to sit back and miss out on a chance to raise funds for the children’s charity.

Hosted by his band mate Louis Tomlinson, the 21-year-old singer dug deep as he donated over £50,000 in a bid to get his face painted.
Read more: Daily Mail

On the road again! Father-to-be Louis Tomlinson can’t hide his smile as he jets back to Los Angeles following flying visit home to the UK
His baby mama Briana Jungwirth lives in California.

And it looked as though Louis Tomlinson couldn’t wait to get back to the States, with the One Direction star spotted landing at LAX airport on Tuesday night, after spending less than two days back home in the UK.

The 23-year-old flew home from the US on Monday to host a charity ball and spend time with his family, but it was a flying visit as the star was soon heading back west.
Read more: Daily Mail

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: One Direction’s ‘Four’ Reaches 1 Million Sold in U.S.
All four of the group’s albums have sold at least a million copies.

— One Direction, Four – No. 49 — The quartet’s fourth album has now sold 1 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. The album shifted another 4,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 6, bringing its cumulative total to just over the million mark. All four of the group’s albums have each sold more than a million.

On the latest Billboard 200 chart, Four rises 78-49 in its 38th week on the list.

Their best-selling effort is their first album, Up All Night, with 2.05 million sold. It is followed by Take Me Home (2.02 million) and Midnight Memories (1.51 million).

Elsewhere on the charts this week, One Direction celebrated the highest debut of 2015 on the Billboard Hot 100, as their new single “Drag Me Down” bowed at No. 3. It’s the lead single from their forthcoming fifth album, due out later this year through SYCO/Columbia Records.
Read more: Billboard

Louis Walsh predicts One Direction will break up after next album and tips ‘ambitious’ Harry Styles for solo success
Louis Walsh has predicted that One Direction will break up after their next album and believes they have just ‘one or two more years left’.

The former X Factor judge also believes Harry Styles is the most likely bandmember to go solo because he has got ‘ambition and work ethic’.

Louis made the explosive claim while speaking to Music Week, also insisting that people are bored of the actual singing on the X Factor and are desperate for more outlandish acts such as former contestants Jedward and Wagner.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘His timing could not have been worse’: Zayn Malik ‘sent breakup text to Perrie Edwards while she was celebrating Little Mix’s number one single’
He is thought to have ended their four year relationship with one text message.

And now it has emerged that Zayn Malik reportedly sent the break-up text to former fiancee Perrie Edwards when she was out celebrating her band Little Mix’s number one single Black Magic.

A source has told The Sun that the ex One Direction star decided to send the message ending their relationship when Perrie was partying with her bandmates and friends in London on July 20.
Read more: Daily Mail

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Newly single Perrie Edwards picks up a burger with her Little Mix bandmates… as ex Zayn Malik parties with Kylie Jenner
She’s currently nursing her broken heart following her shock split from fiancé Zayn Malik three weeks ago and Perrie Edwards has been putting a brave face on things.

The 22-year-old singer was pictured picking up an In-N-Out burger with her Little Mix bandmates in Las Vegas, after watching the Bellagio fountains.

Forcing a smile, the pretty blonde stocked up on the West-coast favourite fast food after two days of promotion in Sin City along with Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson.
Read more: Daily Mail

No wonder he’s smiling! Newly-single Zayn Malik parties at Kylie Jenner’s 18th birthday bash… days after favouriting one of her racy social media snaps
He caused a stir when he favourited one of her racy social media snaps last week.

And newly-single Zayn Malik looked like he had plenty to be smiling about as he left Kylie Jenner’s star-studded 18th birthday bash at at Bootsy Bellows in West Hollywood on Sunday night.

The 22-year-old singer, whose split from fiancée Perrie Edwards was revealed just last week, couldn’t keep the grin off his face as he headed home after catching up with The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star inside the venue.
Read more: Daily Mail

Sending a message? Newly-single Zayn Malik dons a ‘Truth’ emblazoned shirt as he hits the Straight Outta Compton premiere… just after partying with Kylie Jenner
He raised eyebrows when he turned up at Kylie Jenner’s 18th birthday party after favouriting one of the reality star’s tweets last week.

And newly-single Zayn Malik has put in another public appearance in Los Angeles, turning heads as he arrived on the red carpet at the Straight Outta Compton premiere on Monday night.

The former One Direction singer – who called off his engagement to Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards last month – was the centre of attention at the Microsoft Theater, sporting a black shirt bearing the word ‘Truth’.
Read more: Daily Mail

Sign of support! Perrie Edwards’ Little Mix bandmate Jade Thirlwall makes her feelings clear as she carries a poster calling Zayn Malik ‘irrelevant’
They’ve been by her side since the news broke last week that Zayn Malik had ended their four year romance.

And Perrie Edwards’ Little Mix bandmates took their show of support one step further during the band’s US promo tour over the weekend.

Jade Thirlwall was spotted carrying a fan-made sign which declared ‘Zayn Malik is irrelevant anyway’ after a meet and greet at a radio station in Arizona on Sunday
Read more: Daily Mail

Former couple Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards ‘put London love nest on the market for £4.2 million’ just TWO MONTHS after moving in
They had barely moved into their love nest before Zayn Malik ended their four year romance.

And now it’s been reported that the former One Direction star and his ex fiancee Perrie Edwards have put their £4.2 million home on the market, just two months after moving in.

Insiders claimed last week that Zayn had already asked the Little Mix singer to move her belongings out of the North London home they shared, but now it’s thought the pair have decided to put the house on the market.
Read more: Daily Mail

Grey hair, don’t care! Zayn Malik debuts his silvery blue locks as he steps out for another night of partying in LA in the wake of split from Perrie Edwards
They say that the best way to help move on after a break-up is to change your hair, although the general assumption is that that’s generally a rule for women.

But newly-single Zayn Malik – who recently split from fiancee Perrie Edwards – appears to have opted for a completely new ‘do himself, showing it off as he headed for another night out in West Hollywood, Los Angeles on Tuesday evening.

The 22-year-old former One Direction star, who has swapped his look several times in recent months, opted for a bright grey/silver and almost blue hue on his cropped locks.
Read more: Daily Mail

Newly-single Perrie Edwards opts for a curly new look after Zayn Malik split as she puts on a leggy performance with Little Mix
Her boyfriend of three years is believed to have dumped her by text last month.

But Perrie Edwards is refusing to wallow in self-pity following her sudden break-up with Zayn Malik and she continued to hold her head high as she took to the stage with her Little Mix band mates in Santa Clara, California, on Thursday night.

Perrie, 22, cut a confident figure as she appeared at the 99.7 NOW Summer Splash with Jade Thrilwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson.
Read more: Daily Mail

Silver fox Zayn Malik takes his newly-single party streak to Las Vegas… days after ex Perrie Edwards’ departure
Single life appears to be treating Zayn Malik quite well.

By the looks of things, the former One Direction star – who recently split from fiancee Perrie Edwards – appeared to be in particularly great spirits as he partied at Drai’s nightclub in Las Vegas on Friday.

The 22-year-old’s sighting in Sin City comes one week after his ex was seen hitting the party scene in an effort to mend her broken heart surrounded by her Little Mix bandmates.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘One of the best experiences ever!’: Little Mix put on an energetic performance as they join Taylor Swift on stage during her 1989 World Tour
Taylor Swift has been joined by a host of her gal pals during her 1989 World Tour so far.

And the 25-year-old singer invited special guests Little Mix to work the crowd with her at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on Saturday night.

The British girl group were thrilled to be in the presence of pop royalty as they performed their number one single, Black Magic, to the delight of the 60,000 strong crowd.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘You don’t see many size 18 women on TV’: X Factor winner Sam Bailey shows off slim figure after losing two-and-a-half stone… admitting ‘people judge you when you’re fat’
Former X Factor winner Sam Bailey has admitted she’s never felt better after dropping three dress sizes and two-and-a-half-stone.

The 38-year-old mother-of-three, who lives in Leicester, has been following a low-calorie diet plan and taken up cycling to go from a dress size 18 to 12 and lowered her weight from 13st 1lb to 10st 10lb.

She told FEMAIL she loves her new look. ‘I feel more confident now, my weight has always been an insecurity of mine. Now I am able to walk round in clothes that look nice on me and get I get compliments from people about my weight loss,’ she said.
Read more: Daily Mail

Sam Bailey reveals she’s dropped over two stone as she nervously films her final weigh in after sticking to three month diet plan
She gave birth to her little girl Miley Beau in September.

And nearly a year on, Sam Bailey, 38, is excitedly showing off the results of her diet and fitness plan, revealing she’s lost over two stones in the past three months.

The mum of three has been following the Exante Diet and despite some nerves, she filmed her final weigh in to share with her fans.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Charlie Puth – Marvin Gaye (feat. Meghan Trainor)
6 One Direction – Drag Me Down
8 Little Mix – Black Magic
20 Sigma – Glitterball (feat. Ella Henderson)
28 Rita Ora – Poison
32 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
41 Only The Young – I Do
44 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
54 Rita Ora – Body On Me (feat. Chris Brown)
100 Olly Murs – Up (feat. Demi Lovato)

1 Dr. Dre – Compton
79 One Direction – FOUR

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The Official Charts
1 Charlie Puth – Marvin Gaye (feat. Meghan Trainor)
4 Little Mix – Black Magic
6 Sigma – Glitterball (feat. Ella Henderson)
9 One Direction – Drag Me Down
23 Rita Ora – Body On Me (feat. Chris Brown)
33 Rita Ora – Poison
34 Fifth Harmony – Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
53 Only The Young – I Do
54 Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
79 Olly Murs – Up (feat. Demi Lovato)
96 Aston Merrygold – Get Stupid

1 Dr. Dre – Compton
37 Will Young – 85% Proof
65 Ella Henderson – Chapter One

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