X Factor UK Headlines for 11/27/16

Little Mix score their first UK #1 album with “Glory Days”!

‘We will be back!’ Niall Horan insists One Direction WILL reunite someday and claims it would be ‘ridiculous’ for boy band to part ways
They have left fans agonising over the possibility of a reunion since taking an extended break back in January.

And now One Direction’s Niall Horan has made the explosive claim that he and Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne are definitely planning to get back together.

The Irish singer, 23, insisted to the Sunday People: ‘We will back. We would be silly not to… ridiculous.’
Read more: Daily Mail

‘You always get nervous’: Niall Horan admits to stage fright before solo performance on live TV without One Direction bandmates at the AMAs
His former band One Direction went on an indefinite hiatus last January.

But Niall Horan held his own as he performed at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday.

‘You always get nervous before these kind of things,’ the 23-year-old singer admitted his fears of performing on ‘live TV’ as he sang his debut solo single This Town.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik and ex-bandmate Niall Horan share an ice-cold handshake at AMAs reunion… moments before soloist’s One Direction stage jibe
He’s said that none of his former bandmates reached out when he dramatically quit One Direction, last March.

But Zayn Malik may be one step closer to reconciliation, after Niall Horan extended the hand of friendship to him during a run-in at the American Music Awards on Sunday night.

Though decidedly awkward, the pair seemed to put their past behind them with what is their first public contact since Zayn’s decision to go solo in 2015.
Read more: Daily Mail

Forget about it! Niall Horan enjoys low-key evening out in LA with rumoured love interest Jessica Serfaty… after THAT handshake with Zayn Malik
He wowed the crowd at the AMAs this weekend with his solo material.

And it seems that Niall Horan was in the mood to keep the good times rolling on Monday, as he and Jessica Serfaty headed out to catch a gig in Los Angeles.

Stepping out for an evening at The Troubadour, the singer, 23, looked in high spirits as he and his rumoured love-interest enjoyed a low-key evening out.
Read more: Daily Mail

Has Brian Friedman confirmed Cheryl’s ‘pregnancy’? X Factor choreographer claims star is ‘having a baby’ with Liam Payne
She’s been the subject of pregnancy rumours since sporting a ‘bump’ and Cheryl’s pal and X Factor choreographer Brian Friedman appeared to confirm the news.

Talking to new! magazine, he said of Cheryl, 33 and Liam, 23: ‘Everyone wants to be in love, everyone wants to be happy.

‘And now they’re having a baby together, so they definitely found something great. It’s funny to think back how long ago it was that they first met.
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne’s fans go into meltdown as the ‘daddy-to-be’ posts a smouldering shirtless snap… after Brian Friedman ‘confirmed Cheryl’s pregnancy’
X Factor choreographer Brian Friedman appeared to confirm rumours that the pop star was expecting a baby with girlfriend Cheryl earlier this week.

So Liam Payne sent fans into meltdown on Friday by uploading a shirtless selfie to Instagram – causing them to swoon over his body as a ‘father-to-be’ in comments.

The former One Direction star, 23, garnered over 200,000 likes in less than an hour as he showed off his unbelievably shredded chest in the snap during a workout – proving his intense fitness regime to be paying off.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards slaps French DJ round the face for admitting he dumped his girlfriend by text… after Zayn Malik did the same to her
The Little Mix girls are known for being feisty, having thrown a DJ’s interview papers across the room after he questioned Jesy Nelson’s love life earlier this month.

And Perrie Edwards was not afraid to shoot another presenter down on Thursday morning, when he admitted he had dumped his ex-girlfriend by text.

The 23-year-old, who has confirmed in the past that her ex Zayn Malik did the same to her, naturally did not take well to the admission – and responded by slapping the French DJ clean around the face.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘There’s no going back’: Jesy Nelson ‘split from fiancé Jake Roche WEEKS AGO’… despite defiant return of her engagement ring over weekend
Their engagement has been plagued with rumours of strife.

And Jesy Nelson’s romance with fiancé of 18-months Jake Roche has once again been thrown under scrutiny as sources tell The Sun that the duo have been broken up for weeks – despite Jesy wearing her ring during a TV appearance on Sunday.

The 25-year-old Little Mix songstress first sparked split reports when she was spotted without her engagement ring, yet the return of her rock last week appeared to point to harmony.
Read more: Daily Mail

Beaming Jade Thirlwall shows off killer body in quirky tartan co-ord at X Factor Italia… as Little Mix score first number one album with Glory Days
Little Mix’s new record Glory Days shot to the top of the charts on Friday – making it the quickest selling UK girl group album since The Spice Girls.

So it is no wonder Jade Thirlwall was in seriously high spirits that evening – posting a beaming selfie from the band’s appearance at X Factor Italia to her Instagram.

The pop singer, 23, flaunted her slender figure in a trendy tartan bralet and matching skirt in the shot, which was taken before the foursome took to the stage in Milan.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I was abused when I was EIGHT’: Rebecca Ferguson reveals she was attacked in a children’s home leaving her feeling ‘dirty and wrong’
Rebecca Ferguson spoke for the first time about being abused in a children’s home when she was only eight years of age.

Appearing on Loose Women on Wednesday, the 30-year-old said she had felt compelled to talk about her story after Saira Khan revealed her late uncle molested her when she was 13.

Rebecca said: ‘I was abused in a children’s home. I’ve never said that.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘She’s stealing everyone’s thunder!’ X Factor star Sam Bailey brands former mentor Sharon Osbourne ‘shameful’ for supporting Honey G
She won the X Factor three years ago with the help of Sharon Osbourne.

But Sam Bailey has branded her former mentor ‘shameful’ for supporting Honey G and taking the controversial rapper through to this year’s live shows.

The singer, 39, told the Daily Star on Sunday: ‘She’s stealing everyone’s thunder a bit. But I don’t think that’s fair because she’s not someone who is going to sell out arenas.’
Read more: Daily Mail

‘They’re the ones discriminating’: Controversial X Factor rapper Honey G lashes out at critics who claim she is ‘appropriating black culture’
She’s proved to be one of the most divisive contestants to ever appear on The X Factor.

But Honey G – real name Anna Georgette Gilford – has hit out at claims that her rap act is ‘raping black culture’ by reasoning that it is her critics who are being discriminatory against her.

Speaking to Jewish News, the 35-year-old aspiring rapper explained: ‘I’m a producer and natural born performer, so for people to say to me that I’m raping black culture actually feels like it’s them discriminating.’
Read more: Daily Mail

Trollstation pranksters who invaded Honey G’s X Factor performance publish new video GLOATING over the incident amid security concerns that it could happen again
Pranksters who ran onto the X Factor stage after one of the contestants performed have filmed themselves celebrating and bragging about not being arrested.

Daniel Jarvis, one of a group of pranksters from Trollstation, ran onto the stage after Honey G performed on Saturday evening’s X Factor.

The controversial contestant was said to have been left shaken by the invasion, but that didn’t stop the group laughing about what they had done.

No arrests were made and the Metropolitan Police said there was ‘nothing to add’ about extra security on the talent show set.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor’s Saara Aalto discusses her surprise low-key engagement and reveals fiancée’s love for judge Nicole Scherzinger
She’s worked hard to win over the hearts of the British public with her theatrical performances on this year’s X Factor.

But Saara Aaalto revealed it was a much more casual affair when her girlfriend of two years, Meri Sopanen, proposed to her as they settled in for a cosy night on the sofa in their pyjamas.

Glamorously recreating the scenario for this week’s OK! magazine, the Finnish singer, 29, looked eye-catching in a sparkly teal gown while her love cradled her on a couch as she detailed the unexpected moment that changed her life.
Read more: Daily Mail

Little Mix’s Glory Days becomes their first Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart
Plus there are big new entries from Metallica, Bruno Mars and more on this week’s Official Albums Chart.
Congratulations to Little Mix, who have scored their first Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart today (November 25).

The group’s fourth collection Glory Days shifted just over 96,000 combined sales to bag the top spot – the highest first week sales for a UK girl group Number 1 since Spice Girls’ Spiceworld opened with 192,000 in 1997. It’s also the fastest-selling Number 1 album by any girl group in 15 years, since Destiny’s Child’s Survivor (2001).
Read more: The Official Charts

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The Official Charts
1. Clean Bandit – Rockabye (feat. Anne-Marie & Sean Paul)
3 Little Mix – Shout Out To My Ex
4 James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
14 Louisa Johnson – So Good
28 Olly Murs – Grow Up
30 Fifth Harmony – That’s My Girl
32 Niall Horan – This Town
63 Little Mix – Touch
70 Olly Murs – You Don’t Know Love
86 Little Mix – Oops (feat. Charlie Puth)
99 Clean Bandit – Tears (feat. Louisa Johnson)

1 Little Mix – Glory Days
6 Olly Murs – 24 HRS
13 James Arthur – Back From the Edge
29 Little Mix – Get Weird

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