X Factor UK Headlines for 10/23/16

Louisa Johnson’s single will be released on Friday!

Louisa Johnson “So Good” (Official Single Cover)
The winner of the twelfth UK series of The X Factor, Louisa Johnson is ready to properly start the promotion of her long awaited debut studio album, which is expected to be released on November 18th via Simco Limited.

The lead single is the song called “So Good“, and it will be available on digital retailers and streaming services on October 28th.
Read more: Ultimate Music

Little Mix “Glory Days” (Official Album Tracklist)
Glory Days” is the upcoming fourth studio album by British girl group Little Mix. It’s scheduled to be released on November 18th as follow-up to their successful album and tour “Get Weird“.

They’ve worked with Digital Farm Animals and also revealed that they have worked with Ryan Lewis off of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis fame.
Read more: Ultimate Music

Little Mix – Shout Out To My Ex (Radio 1’s Teen Awards 2016)

Niall Horan – This Town (Radio 1’s Teen Awards 2016)

‘It was horrible, the worst time of my life’: Perrie Edwards confirms Zayn Malik DID end their engagement via text as she details split in new book
Perrie Edwards has sensationally confirmed that her former fiancée Zayn Malik did end their engagement.

In her explosive chapter in Little Mix’s new book Our World, the singer takes aim at the way her ex handled the break-up in 2015, branding it the ‘worst time’ of her life.

In a leaked passage from the tome, she writes: ‘It was horrible, the worst time in my life. A four-year relationship, two year engagement ended by a simple text message. Just like that.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I was like a woman possessed!’ Perrie Edwards began ‘screaming’ during airport breakdown after receiving shock call during split
She has already confirmed rumours that her ex Zayn Malik ended their engagement by text.

Now Perrie Edwards has hinted that a call concerning the former One Direction star left her ‘screaming’ like a ‘woman possessed’.

The singer reveals she was at airport security when she got the call and went into a full-on meltdown.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I had nowhere to go!’: Perrie Edwards confesses that split from Zayn Malik left her HOMELESS… after admitting that she couldn’t stop crying over him
Perrie Edwards has admitted she became ‘homeless’ after Zayn Malik dumped her by text last year.

Making the sensational claim in Little Mix’s new book Our World, the singer, 23, who had been living with Zayn in his North London pad during their romance, confessed she had nowhere to go after their engagement broke down.

‘After I split with my partner, out of the blue, I had nowhere to go, which was incredibly stressful. For a while I had no idea what to do,’ Perrie revealed.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn under fire? Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall ‘mocks Malik’s X Factor dance moves after Perrie Edwards sang about faking orgasms with an ex’
On Saturday, Little Mix performed Perrie Edwards’ song about ‘faking orgasms with an ex,’ which is rumoured to be a withering critique of her former fiancé Zayn Malik.

But the ex-One Direction starlet appeared to be under fire once again on Monday when her bandmate Jade Thirlwall seemed to mock his X Factor dance moves.

On the band’s Snapchat story, Jesy Nelson can be heard shouting: ‘Jade, do your audition!’ while she performs some rogue moves to music playing the background.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘This cover of Ugly Heart is great!’ Fans point out similarities between new Little Mix track Shout Out To My Ex and GRL’s 2013 hit as US girl band aim dig at the X Factor stars
They debuted their new track Shout Out To My Ex in spectacular style with a live performance on Sunday night’s X Factor.

And while Little Mix’s raunchy display and cutting lyrics have been hitting the headlines, fans have pointed out that the catchy tune sounds remarkably similar to a previous girl band hit.

Twitter was ablaze with comments comparing the Little Mix song with GRL’s 2013 single Ugly Heart, while the US girl band themselves also seemed to allude to the similarities with a well aimed tweet.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘That was a bit inappropriate’: Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock storms out of radio interview when quizzed about ex-boyfriends
Their latest song may be entitled Shout Out To My Ex, but Leigh-Anne Pinnock didn’t seem too happy to be quizzed about her former relationships during a radio chat.

The Little Mix star acted unimpressed at the questions from Capital FM host Roman Kemp and stormed out of the interview.

‘If you write a song like this do you have to speak to all exes? Clear that song with them?’ Roman asked the band.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘No one screams and shouts about Beyonce!’ Jesy Nelson’s future mother-in-law Coleen Nolan defends Little Mix for ‘stripper’ X Factor costumes
They divided viewers with their raunchy return to The X Factor on Sunday night thanks to their provocative stage costumes.

But the Little Mix girls certainly have one cheerleader on their side – Jesy Nelson’s future mother-in-law Coleen Nolan.

The girls were accused of ‘dressing like strippers’ on the family favourite as they performed new track, Shout Out To My Ex, but the Loose Women panellist used the show to defend them on Tuesday.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Lads always strip off, it’s double standards’: Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall defends their racy costumes as Perrie Edwards shakes her booty in sassy clip
They’ve come under fire for their racy stage costumes.

But Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall has hit out at the critics, saying it’s ‘double standards’ to blast them when men are ‘wooed and congratulate’ for stripping off.

Appearing on Thursday’s episode of This Morning, the 23-year-old singer reasoned: ‘It’s a bit double standards, you always see lads with their tops off and everyone congratulates them and woos them, and we get a bit of thigh out and it’s a bit of an issue!’
Read more: Daily Mail

‘If you’re not friends, it’s not going to work’: Former X Factor winners Little Mix offer their pearls of wisdom to girl band Four Of Diamonds
They made history by becoming the first ever group to win The X Factor in 2011.

And Little Mix shared their top tips for succeeding in the competition with girl band Four Of Diamonds when they performed on the results show last Sunday night.

Four-piece Four Of Diamonds, who made a triumphant comeback after twins Brooks Way were suspended from the ITV show, are feeling a little nervous about returning at this late stage, but the Little Mix girls were keen to reassure them.
Read more: Daily Mail

Jesy Nelson vamps up in a racy black bodysuit with a sheer cover up at a Little Mix book signing in London… as the group’s new single Shout Out To My Ex reaches number one
Their latest single Shout Out To My Ex has given them their fourth UK number one.

And Little Mix were able to enjoy the achievement with fans on Saturday, when they signed copies of their new book Our World in London.

The girls dressed to impress at the event, with Jesy Nelson vamping up in a gothic-inspired ensemble, while Leigh-Anne Pinnock went for a sporty look.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards flashes her abs in sexy embossed coord while borrowing dazzling make-up look from Nineties as she joins racy Little Mix bandmates at star-studded Radio 1 Teen Awards
They are blazing the promotional trail after debuting their new single Shout Out To My Ex.

And Little Mix are doing everything to keep all eyes on them as they made yet another sexy appearance, this time at the star-studded Radio 1 Teen Awards in Wembley on Sunday.

Leading the sexy arrivals was Perrie Edwards, 23, who wowed in a Nineties-inspired suede two-piece paired with raunchy knee-high heels, while her stunning bandmates Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson, were equally racy.
Read more: Daily Mail

She’s a Little Minx! Perrie Edwards puts on a raunchy display in form-fitting hotpants and fishnet tights as she joins her band-mates onstage at the Radio 1 Teen Awards
Details surrounding her heartbreaking split from Zayn Malik were casually swept aside on Sunday afternoon as Perrie Edwards and her Little Mix band-mates delighted fans with another raunchy performance.

The blonde singer, 23, commanded attention in form-fitting hotpants and fishnet tights after taking to the stage at the star-studded Radio 1 Teen Awards in Wembley.

Raunchy thigh-high boots added to her provocative look, while a cropped jacket rounded things off.
Read more: Daily Mail

Rebecca Ferguson opens up about the inspiration behind new album ‘Superwoman
She undoubtedly has one of the most distinctive voices in music, a timelessly soulful tone rich is jazz and along the similar bloodlines of Nina Simone. Now Rebecca Ferguson is back with her fourth studio album ‘Superwoman’. Following her break on the X Factor six years ago and the incredible success of her three pervious albums, ‘Heaven’, ‘Freedom’ and ‘Lady Sings The Blues, Rebecca returns fuelled by the bitter sweetness of heartbreak and giving birth to a new baby. ‘Superwoman’ is a diary of contradicting emotions; Rebecca’s new music liberatingly exposes her vulnerability, and yet is filled with songs infused with strength and empowerment. We caught up with Rebecca to speak about her super album, that is dedicated to fearless mothers and fighters.
Read more: FAULT Magazine

The leg factor! Rebecca Ferguson shows off her silky pins in daring mullet-hem dress as she delights the crowd at G-A-Y
She released her fourth studio album Superwoman last week.

And former X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson lived up to the album’s title as she showed off her talent – and her sartorial flair – at G-A-Y at London’s Heaven nightclub on Sunday.

Looking quirky but polished, the 30-year-old songstress wore a daring mullet-hem dress that sculpted thighs on fine display.
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne Joins Ariana Grande & the Weeknd on Republic Records Roster: Exclusive
Nearly 10 months after One Direction went on hiatus, Liam Payne is ready to get back into the game. Republic Records announced on Monday morning (Oct. 17) that Payne has signed to the label in North America, joining a star-packed roster that includes Drake, Ariana Grande and the Weekend, among others.

The label said that Payne will release new music “soon” through an alliance with the Capitol UK label. The singer/songwriter’s manager, Simon Oliveira, said in a statement, “With Republic’s track record of launching powerhouse talent in the U.S. including superstars like Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Lorde, and countless others, I am more than confident we have assembled the best possible team alongside Capitol’s UK label to launch and shepherd Liam’s solo career.”
Read more: Billboard

Wait, what?! X Factor’s Matt Cardle wasn’t really a painter and decorator?!
?”That story sounded the best when I auditioned!”


That heartwarming story about Matt Cardle being a painter and decorator with a powerful, poignant voice during his audition on The X Factor six years ago, was LIES, ALL LIES we tell you.

Next you’re going to tell us that was Louis Walsh’s hat!

“The painting and decorating story wasn’t entirely true,” Matt admitted to Digital Spy. “I was doing anything for cash when I auditioned for that show but that sounded the best – ha ha!
Read more: Digital Spy

‘It’s not about who is better than somebody else’: X Factor’s Saara Aalto insists she isn’t angry about being in the sing off two weeks in a row while Honey G is saved by the public
She found herself in the bottom two for the second week in a row on Sunday night’s X Factor.

But Saara Aalto was diplomatic when questioned about her time on the ITV show during a chat with Good Morning Britain on Monday.

The Finnish singer insisted she has no hard feelings toward this series’ most memorable act – Honey G – who so far has been kept out of the sing off by the voting public.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘People are getting caught up in the novelty of it’: John Legend wasn’t impressed with joke act Honey G after meeting The X Factor contestants this week
He paid a visit to The X Factor studios to offer his words of wisdom to the contestants during rehearsals this week.

And while John Legend was impressed with the quality of contestants on the ITV show, he chose his words more carefully while discussing controversial ‘North Weezy’ rapper Honey G.

The American singer revealed he hadn’t seen the aspiring hip-hop artist, real name Anna Georgette Gilford, until he met her face-to-face – and appeared underwhelmed by her efforts.
Read more: Daily Mail

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The Official Charts
1 Little Mix – Shout Out To My Ex
2 James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
17 Niall Horan – This Town
31 Fifth Harmony – That’s My Girl
39 Olly Murs – You Don’t Know Love
44 Clean Bandit – Tears (feat. Louisa Johnson)
56 Olly Murs – Grow Up
61 Fifth Harmony – All In My Head (Flex) (feat. Fetty Wap)
81 Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)

1 Kings of Leon – Walls
7 Rebecca Ferguson – Superwoman
30 Little Mix – Get Weird
61 Fifth Harmony – 7/27
71 James Arthur – James Arthur

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