X Factor UK Headlines for 10/21/12

One Direction reveal the title of their next single & cover art, Little Mix pose with their dolls, Ella Henderson the only straight female left on this year’s X Factor?

As Tulisa dubs Christopher Maloney ‘cheesier than Stilton’, figures show the X Factor wildcard has topped the public vote for two weeks running
Gary Barlow has called him the people’s choice, and it seems he is spot on.

Christopher Maloney was this year’s wildcard choice on the X Factor after the public voted him in during the first live show.

And while his first two live performances divided opinion, it’s been reported that he has topped the public votes on both occasions.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Emotional Jahmene Douglas breaks down in tears after heart-wrenching X Factor performance following revelations about his abusive father
Jahmene Douglas broke down in tears on The X Factor after a heart rending performance of I Say A Little Prayer.

The softly spoken star has admitted he has had a difficult week after a story broke out about his abusive father.

But he put on a brave face to perform the Dionne Warwick classic on Saturday night’s show.
Read more: The Daily Mail

James Arthur conquers his fears AND treats fans to a rare smile as he delivers ‘the performance of the series’ on X Factor
James Arthur conquered his fears on Saturday night’s X Factor to deliver a performance deemed the best of the series by judge Gary Barlow.

The 24-year-old singer, who caused concern last weekend when his anxiety attack led to an ambulance being called, wowed with his incredible rendition of LMFAO’s I’m Sexy And I Know It.

And following his performance, Gary told him: ‘Amazing, amazing, amazing, You absolutely turned that song on its head and you gave those stupid lyrics meaning. This wasn’t only the performance of the night, but of the series so far.’
Read more: The Daily Mail

Tulisa gets it RIGHT (for once) as she oozes sophistication on X Factor… while Nicole Scherzinger goes wrong in a girly dress and bizarre high plaited ponytail
It has been a tough battle week to week with Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa fighting to be crowned the most stylish X Factor judge.

And while Nicole might have been conquering Tulisa over the past few live shows, it was the former N-Dubz star’s time to shine on Saturday night’s programme.

Nicole appeared to have channelled her Men In Black 3 character with her high plaited ponytail, and did little to impress her fans in a girly high-necked, long-sleeved red minidress.
Read more: The Daily Mail

‘I thought I was going to die’: The X Factor’s James Arthur tells of the terrifying moment he thought he was having a heart attack
He worried viewers and show bosses alike when he collapsed just moments after coming off stage following last week’s performance on The X Factor.

But James Arthur has now spoken out about the terrifying moment when he thought he was going to die.

Struggling to breathe and unable to feel his arms, the 24-year-old singer admitted he thought he was suffering from a heart attack following his performance.
Read more: The Daily Mail

‘She was threatening to hit her every day’: The bullying hell of X Factor’s Jade Ellis is revealed by her mother
She may now be wowing the judging panel and audiences alike on one of the UK’s most popular TV shows.

But The X Factor’s Jade Ellis didn’t have an easy route to the top after suffering constant threats at the hands of cruel playground bullies throughout her childhood.

The 25-year-old singer’s mother, Stacey Baxter, explained she didn’t initially realise just how bad the situation was until Jade revealed she was receiving threats from one girl in particular on a daily basis.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Only one straight girl on X Factor
Charlie is bisexual..so just Ella prefers a fella

THIS year’s X Factor has only ONE straight female singer — because MK1 babe Charlie Rundle has revealed she is bisexual.

The tomboy rapper, 19, has attracted a legion of male fans since appearing on the show with best pal Simeon Dixon, 24.

But last night she told The Sun: “If I go out and guys come up to me they look really confused when I say I’ve got a girlfriend.

“It’s weird because all the girls think I’m a gay and all the guys think I’m straight.
Read more: The Sun

One Direction reveal artwork for new single ‘Little Things’

One Direction have revealed the artwork for their forthcoming single ‘Little Things’.

The track – released on November 12 – is the second to be taken from their new album Take Me Home, the follow up to 2011’s Up All Night.

‘Little Things’ was written by Ed Sheeran, who confirmed that he was working with the five-piece earlier this year.

Sheeran revealed that he had written two songs due to appear on the band’s album and that both were about his ex-girlfriend.

“One of them is kind of a getting-back-together song. One of them is an appreciation song,” he said.
Read more: Digital Spy

One Direction win ‘Best UK and Ireland Act’ at MTV EMAs 2012
One Direction have won an MTV EMA ahead of this year’s ceremony.

The boyband were voted the ‘Best UK and Ireland Act’ ahead of the show on November 11 and will be presented with the award during the event in Frankfurt.
Read more: Digital Spy

He really is addicted to ink! One Direction’s Harry Styles shows off more new random tattoos

It was only a few weeks ago that a photo emerged of Harry Styles getting tattooed, but it seems the 18-year-old has found time to visit the chair since.

The One Direction star was sporting yet more new inkings as he left Manchester’s Key 103 radio station on Tuesday night.

Despite wearing a white long-sleeved shirt, Harry made sure he kept the sleeves pushed up, ensuring that everyone could see the new body art on his left wrist and both forearms.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Matt Cardle sings One Direction’s ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ – listen
Matt Cardle has performed an acoustic rendition of One Direction’s debut hit.

The X Factor champion has covered the boyband’s global smash ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ in support of his upcoming album The Fire.
Read more: Digital Spy

Cher Lloyd, Sean Kingston collaborate on new single ‘Rum and Raybans’
Cher Lloyd has teamed up with Sean Kingston on a new track.

Kingston unveiled the song – titled ‘Rum and Raybans’ – on his official Soundcloud page.

Read more: Digital Spy

Welcome to Sin City: Little Mix unveil their inner villainous vixens as they smoulder in new video DNA
The video for their first original single Wings saw them dancing in front of vibrant backdrops.

But for their second video DNA, Little Mix have removed all the colour from their lives and stepped over to the dark side.

In a Sin City type setting, the girls show off their inner vixens as they go on the hunt for a man.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Taking a trip to the dark side: Little Mix ditch their sunny demeanours for leather, eyeliner and bullets in dark new video DNA
They’re known for their colourful wardrobe and upbeat, bubbly personalities.

But in their new video DNA, Little Mix take a trip to the dark side with Gothic make-up, leather and chains.

The four-piece wear lashings of eyeliner, purple lipstick with ammunition belts as their ‘jewellery’ as they transform into a scary group of characters.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Now they’re REALLY famous! Little Mix look delighted as they show off new doll versions of themselves
There are several things that show you’ve made it in the showbiz world: winning X Factor, getting a number one single … and having your own doll.

Little Mix now has all three, as they are set to release doll-versions of themselves next month.

The girlband have joined the likes of pop bands including One Direction, who also have their own doll collection.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Leaving Little (Mix) to the imagination! Jesy Nelson shows off her waist in a cut-out dress while Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s outfit reveals a LOT of leg
They’ve certainly come a long way since they won The X Factor a year ago.

And over the past few months, Little Mix have doing their best to forge a more mature image – going for sexier outfits and sophisticated hair and make-up.

On Tuesday night, the girls decided to go by the less is more approach as they showed off their slim figures in revealing outfits for the Attitude Awards.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Well, you only turn 18 once! A worse for wear Amelia Lily marks milestone by partying til the early hours in VERY short dress
She was only 16 when she first auditioned for The X Factor.

But now Amelia Lily has come of age as on Tuesday she turned 18.

And in true pop star style the singer ensured she celebrated the occasion by making the most of her new found ‘legal’ age and headed out to party at London drinking hot spot Mahiki.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Alexandra Burke wows in a stunning fishtail gown as she cuddles up to new BFF Samuel L Jackson at charity event
Alexandra Burke is never one to shy away from the spotlight, and she definitely commanded all the attention on Saturday night.

Dressed in a bright blue figure-hugging fishtail gown, the former X Factor winner sizzled on the red carpet of a star-studded charity event hosted by Hollywood legend Samuel L Jackson.

With her newly blonde locks worn down, the singer even cuddled up the iconic Snakes on a Plane actor as she graced the red carpet.
Read more: The Daily Mail

I’m done with men for now… they can’t be faithful: But Rebecca Ferguson says heartbreak has inspired a great album
Amazingly, the beautiful singer doesn’t have a man in her life because she is fed up with boyfriends cheating on her

Rebecca Ferguson was the talk of last week’s X Factor after showing off her sexy figure in a skintight gold catsuit.

But amazingly, the beautiful singer doesn’t have a man in her life because she is fed up with boyfriends cheating on her.

“I am a bit done with men, for now anyway,” says Rebecca. “I am yet to find one faithful.

“I don’t know why boys are like that. I think I am too nice with them and let them get away with murder.

“It is heartbreaking to feel that I have been let down like that. But you know what? I have written a bloody good album on the back of it.”
Read more: The Mirror

‘My friends betrayed me – and that just makes them evil’: The world according to Leona Lewis

The singer on working with Simon Cowell, rumours about her lovelife and why being famous can be lonely

Being famous is very lonely.

I don’t have a huge circle of friends, but the ones I do have are really close to me. Who I trust depends on gut instinct, and Simon (Cowell) has encouraged me to cultivate this. I’ve been let down really badly by a couple of friends in recent years who I thought were genuine but I then found out were selling stories about me, which was devastating. They betrayed me and that just makes them evil.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Leona Lewis cuts a patriotic figure in Union Jack wellies as she takes part in five-mile Essex march in aid of animal sanctuary
No stranger to helping out animals in need, dog-lover Leona Lewis was likely the first to sign-up for the Hopefield charity walk.

The Collide hitmaker took part in the five-mile sponsored walk to benefit the Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood, Essex on Sunday.

The 27-year-old former X Factor winner is a well-known animal lover, having walked for the charity for the last few years to support the cause.
Read more: The Daily Mail

SuBo hits Sin City! Susan Boyle sees a dream come true as she joins Donny Osmond on stage
She said recording a song with her idol Donny Osmond was a dream come true.

And last night Susan Boyle realised another of her lifetime aspirations – by performing with the hitmaker in his show in Las Vegas.

The Scottish singer, 51, took to the stage for her very first time in Sin City, at the Flamingo hotel.
Read more: The Daily Mail

Together again! Toned Kimberley Walsh leads the way as Girls Aloud reunite 10 years after first hit… and reveal plans for a new single, new album and a UK tour
They may have had a three-year hiatus from the music scene, but Girls Aloud’s latest video has proved they are well and truly back with a bang.

Making their long-awaited comeback, Cheryl Cole, Kimberley Walsh, Nicola Roberts, Sarah Harding and Nadine Coyle stepped it up a notch and rocked out in the sexy video for their upcoming single, Something New.

Read more: The Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing (feat. Florence Welch)
5 One Direction – Live While We’re Young
21 Leona Lewis – Trouble (feat. Childish Gambino)
25 Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen – Good Time
27 Little Mix – Wings
32 Rebecca Ferguson – Backtrack
35 Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
53 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
57 Cheryl Cole – Under The Sun
59 Jedward – Luminous
60 One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
86 Cheryl Cole – Call My Name
88 Kelly Clarkson – Catch My Breath
90 Amelia Lily – You Bring Me Joy
100 Loreen – Euphoria

1 Mumford & Sons – Babel
3 One Direction – Up All Night
4 Leona Lewis – Glassheart
20 Rebecca Ferguson – Heaven
32 Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss
62 Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know
79 Jedward – Young Love
82 Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
90 Jonathan & Charlotte – Together

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The Official Charts
1 Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing (feat. Florence Welch)
13 Leona Lewis – Trouble (feat. Childish Gambino)
15 Rebecca Ferguson – Backtrack
16 One Direction – Live While We’re Young
21 Little Mix – Wings
23 Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen – Good Time
29 Amelia Lily – You Bring Me Joy
46 Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
69 Cheryl Cole – Under The Sun
80 One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful

1 Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
3 Leona Lewis – Glassheart
5 Rebecca Ferguson – Heaven
20 One Direction – Up All Night
33 Jonathan & Charlotte – Together
53 Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know
68 Joe McElderry – Here’s What I Believe
79 Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss

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