X Factor UK Headlines for 09/25/16

James Arthur’s new single climbs to #2 on the UK’s singles chart. He also moved up his album’s release date.

James Arthur interview: “I definitely felt like I had unfinished business”
With his comeback single a roaring success, we caught up with James to find out how he’s taking it all in.

We all love a comeback story, and James Arthur’s is one that will have taken a lot of people by surprise.

After a successful debut album following his X Factor win in 2012, it’s fair to say things went a bit wrong for the singer-songwriter, caught up by whirlwind of sudden fame.

Three years on, and James is back with his feet firmly on the ground and armed with the emotional acoustic banger Say You Won’t Let Go, which has soared up to Number 2 on this week’s Official Singles Chart.

We caught up with the star to talk about winning back the public’s affection and how he’s taking it all in…
Read more: The Official Charts Company

PERI PERI NICE James Arthur gets back with his ex Jessica Grist… and celebrates with a trip to Nandos
The pair were spotted enjoying a romantic meal for two at the chicken diner, although they are keen to keep their love-life private this time round

HE used to be an expert at destroying them — but now JAMES ARTHUR is rebuilding relationships left, right and centre.

Days after I told how he had been re-signed by his former nemesis SIMON COWELL, I can reveal the singer is back together with his ex-girlfriend Jessica Grist.
Read more: The Sun

Louisa Johnson has found it difficult going from X Factor to her debut album
But we’ve got high hopes.
Reigning X Factor champion Louisa Johnson may have scored herself a smash with Clean Bandit on ‘Tears’ over the summer months, but we’re still yet to see what she can offer as a soloist.

The 19-year-old has admitted that the transition from reality show winner to an actual popstar hasn’t been easy, but she’s nearly ready to share the result with the rest of the world.

“It’s been quite difficult to go straight from the show to the studio, but I just want to share my music,” Louisa told the new issue of Wonderland magazine, while looking totally gorge.
Read more: Digital Spy

‘She always told me to be myself’ Louisa Johnson praises X Factor mentor Rita Ora for helping her stay grounded… as she models for Wonderland magazine
She’s currently working on what she promises will be a musically eclectic debut album.

But X Factor winner Louisa Johnson has taken time away from the studio to pose for a racy new fashion shoot on behalf of Wonderland magazine.

The singer, 18, strikes a series of playful poses in four shots for the publication, with whom she speaks candidly about her newfound fame, her idols and the musical influences behind her forthcoming album.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor winner Louisa Johnson sizzles in blue lingerie as she strikes a pose for racy new social media post
She failed to land the coveted Christmas number one spot with her debut single in 2015.

But former X Factor winner Louisa Johnson rated highly on Tuesday after sharing a racy Instagram post with fans.

The 18-year old uploaded a selfie of herself posing in skimpy midnight blue lingerie and a loose, unbuttoned denim shirt.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I am struggling daily’: X Factor’s Jahmene Douglas reveals battle with suicidal thoughts on ITV’s Lorraine as a result of his abusive upbringing
Former X Factor runner-up Jahmene Douglas has admitted to ‘struggling daily’ with suicidal thoughts over the impact of his father’s 18 years of abuse.

Appearing on ITV’s Lorraine on Friday, the singer, 25, was candid about his feelings and encouraged other celebrities to come forward to discuss mental health issues.

‘It’s good to be honest. I am struggling daily. Suicide is a thing that you struggle with daily and I’m trying to be honest with that journey,’ he confessed.
Read more: Daily Mail

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The Official Charts
1 The Chainsmokers – Closer (feat. Halsey)
2 James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
18 Olly Murs – You Don’t Know Love
34 Clean Bandit – Tears (feat. Louisa Johnson)
41 Fifth Harmony – All In My Head (Flex) (feat. Fetty Wap)
60 Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
87 Snakehips – Cruel (feat. ZAYN)

1 Bastille – Wild World
33 Sam Bailey – Sing My Heart Out
44 Little Mix – Get Weird

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