X Factor UK Headlines for 08/17/14

Ella Henderson premieres album track “Missed”. ITV announces a week of specials ahead of new season.

Ella Henderson “Chapter One” | “Missed” (Premiere)
“Chapter One” is the upcoming debut studio album by British singer-songwriter and The X Factor finalist Ella Henderson. The album is scheduled to be released on digital retailers on September 19, 2014 via Simco Limited.

It comes preceded by the lead number 1 hit single “Ghost“, released on iTunes on June 9th. The second single is the track “Glow“.

The singer debuted the studio/album version of the track “Missed” alongside Shazam when you stream the video of “Glow” on Thursday August 14th. She performed the song live for the first time during her audition for series 9 of The X Factor in 2012.
Read more: Ultimate Music

What a catch! One Direction’s Zayn Malik and Liam Payne share photos from their fishing trip as they enjoy day off
They’re currently busy on their On The Road Again 2015 tour around America, so it comes as little surprise that One Direction have been making the most of any time off they get.

On Saturday, Liam Payne, 20, and Zayn Malik, 21, enjoyed a fishing trip together and posting a few pictures of their day out together on Instagram accounts.

Showing one image of Zayn holding his catch of the day, Liam wrote: ‘Nice day fishing with the winner zayn aka the fish whisperer who caught moby dick …I owe you 20 bucks bud.’ [sic]
Read more: Daily Mail

Shower-ed with cakes! Pregnant Sam Bailey celebrates the imminent birth of her second daughter with fun baby shower in Leicester
She’s is just weeks away from the birth of her third child, but that didn’t stop Sam Bailey from throwing some shapes while clutching an air guitar at the weekend.

The X Factor winner’s burgeoning bump was impossible to miss as she partied with friends and family at her pink-themed baby shower at The City Rooms in Leicester.

The 37-year-old, who already has two children with husband Craig Pearson, looked to be having a ball as she posed alongside her array of impressive cakes.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘The penguin waddle is in full motion!’ Pregnant Rebecca Ferguson shows off her baby bump in a tight nude dress as she snaps a selfie
She recently revealed that she finds pregnancy tough, insisting the experience leaves her feeling ‘uncomfortable’.

And it seems Rebecca Ferguson is finding her third time carrying a child the hardest yet.

Sharing a new snap of her expanding bump with fans on Instagram, the former X Factor contestant proves she is refusing to give up on glamour – even if she can no longer tie her own shoes.
Read more: Daily Mail

The X Factor: ITV announces a week of specials ahead of new series
On Monday, August 25, Simon Cowell will reveal what he has in store for the show’s 11th series in The Boss Is Back. The special will chronicle Cowell’s return to the UK series after three years in the US.

On Tuesday, August 26, the focus will turn to returning judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. Cheryl Looks Back will feature the singer discussing her return to The X Factor, as well as reminiscing on previous series.

Louis Walsh will reflect on his ten years on The X Factor’s panel in Louis Looks Back on Wednesday, August 26.

On Thursday (August 28), ITV2 will air The Wonderful World of The X Factor, which will feature contributions from Dermot O’Leary.

The X Factor: Your Top Ten will round off the week’s programming on Friday, August 29, as Crawford counts down the public’s favourite moments from the last ten series.
Read more: Digital Spy

EXCLUSIVE: Sinitta, Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, Sia and Tulisa ‘sign up to The X Factor judges’ houses’
EXCLUSIVE: The X Factor judges are getting ready to jet off to film the judges’ houses segments and we can now reveal who’s joining who – oh and Simon Cowell’s managed to bag himself TWO guests.
Read more: Metro

Extra Xtra! Sarah-Jane Crawford ‘to be joined by a co-host on X Factor spin-off show… and Rylan Clark is in the running’
After excitedly preparing to make her debut as the new host of The Xtra Factor, it has now emerged that she may be getting a little help in the form of a co-host.

Earlier this year, Sarah-Jane Crawford was announced as the sole host of the X Factor spin-off show, but according to The Sun, bosses are now eyeing the possibility of dividing the duties.

The newspaper reports that plans are in the pipeline to draft in a co-host in time for the live shows, to support 29-year-old Sarah-Jane as her workload intensifies.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor fans ‘brand show a fix and walk out of Wembley Arena after producers discuss
which acts to keep with Cheryl and Louis’

The X Factor has come under fire from viewers who have claimed the acts are part-decided by the producers.

The row erupted as hopefuls in the ITV talent series compete for the final places in The Six Seat Challenge, which determines who goes through to the judges’ houses.

According to The Sun, X Factor fans ‘branded the show “a total fix” after judges appeared to chat with producers about who to kick out.’
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor bosses discover supersized One Direction with EIGHT male singers
Judges have pulled together the monster boyband from rejected solo singers – and Simon reckons they’re among the show’s best groups ever

X Factor bosses think they may have found a supersized version of One Direction – with EIGHT male singers.

The new band, made up of eight solo artists rejected from auditions, were unveiled at Boot Camp on Sunday at Wembley Arena and got huge cheers from the audience.

One of the band said: “Basically we auditioned as soloists and we got rejected. But they brought us back together as a band and here we are.”

After their performances they also got a great reaction and also won over the judges, who were considering breaking up the band and making them smaller in terms of numbers.
Read more: Daily Mirror

‘She totally seduced Simon’: Judge Cowell ‘backing model Chloe-Jasmine Whichello to go all the way on The X Factor’
Simon Cowell has reportedly tipped a successful model who previously appeared on The Face to win The X Factor 2014.

The talent show judge is thought to have been won over by 23-year-old Chloe-Jasmine Whichello in the early audition stages of the ITV1 show.

‘Simon could not take his eyes off Chloe-Jasmine, he was practically drooling as she came on the stage’, a source told the Daily Star’s Felicity Cross on Thursday.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Milky Chance – Stolen Dance
2 Ella Henderson – Ghost
19 Cheryl Cole – Crazy Stupid Love (feat. Tinie Tempah)

1 Sinead O’Connor – I’m not Bossy, I’m the Boss
14 One Direction – Midnight Memories
37 One Direction – Up All Night
75 One Direction – Take Me Home

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The Official Charts
1 Nico & Vinz – Am I Wrong
5 Ella Henderson – Ghost
9 Cheryl Cole – Crazy Stupid Love (feat. Tinie Tempah)
85 Kingsland Road – Dirty Dancer
87 Little Mix – Salute

1 Ed Sheeran – X
97 Little Mix – Salute
99 One Direction – Midnight Memories

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