X Factor UK Headlines for 11/29/15

Coldplay booked for the X Factor final.

‘This is absolutely incredible’: One Direction win Artist Of The Year for second year in a row at American Music Awards in last hurrah before break
Taylor Swift may have been nominated for the most awards, but the night belonged to One Direction.

Just ahead of their upcoming year-long hiatus, the British boyband took home two awards at the American Music Awards on Sunday, including the biggest prize of the night.

The Drag Me Down hitmakers stood triumphant as they were presented with the Artist Of The Year gong by Oscar-nominated actor Jeremy Renner.

Louis Tomlinson was the first to get on the mic to accept the award as he said: ‘Wow, this is absolutely incredible, to win two years in a row. It’s a testament to how incredible our fans are so thank you, thank you, thank you.’
Read more: Daily Mail

One Direction continue Made In the A.M. promotional tour in Mexico as Harry Styles finds a new admirer in Coldplay’s Chris Martin thanks to his ‘attractive’ hair
They’re deep in the middle of their final promotional tour before taking a hiatus from their duties.

But it seems that the One Direction juggernaut only continues to grow as the band touched down in Mexico City on Wednesday to a rapturous welcome.

But while the boyband greeted their loyal fans in the Mexican capital, the band – in particular Harry Styles – appear to have found a new fan in the shape of Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Happy Thanksgiving’: Liam Payne gets into the holiday spirit as he slips into a frilly apron and oven gloves
They may have been born and bred in the UK and Ireland, but their fanbase stretches to every corner of the globe.

And One Direction made an effort to honour Thanksgiving with Liam Payne going the extra length to incite some holiday spirit on Thursday.

The 22-year-old slipped into a frilly apron as he prepared to cook a dish traditional of the annual American holiday.
Read more: Daily Mail

One Direction’s Liam Payne announces third single from Made in the A.M.
In entirely unrelated news, he also dons a Minnie Mouse apron in honor of Thanksgiving

We’re one step closer to a new single from One Direction.

Liam Payne announced Thursday that “Infinity” will be the third single from the band’s fifth album, Made in the A.M. Presumably, a new music video will follow, as well.
Read more: EW

PICTURED: Model Gigi Hadid heads home from LA party with former One Direction star Zayn Malik as new romance heats up
Rumoured lovebirds Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have been pictured together for the first time.

The Victoria’s Secret model, 20, and the former One Direction heartthrob, 22, were seen heading home from Justin Bieber’s American Music Awards afterparty at The Nice Guy in West Hollywood on Sunday night.

Gigi sat in the front of the vehicle and Zayn was in the back, but it appeared the couple couldn’t keep their eyes off each other – with the British hunk leaning forward and gazing intently at the pretty blonde.
Read more: Daily Mail

Love in their eyes? Zayn Malik sends fans into meltdown after appearing to borrow rumoured new girlfriend Gigi Hadid’s glasses for Twitter selfie
They’ve sparked rumours of a romance after enjoying a string of nights out together this week.

And now fans appear to have further proof that Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid have struck up a close relationship.

Just hours before he was seen with Gigi at The Nice Guy on Tuesday, the former One Direction star shared a smouldering selfie where he appeared to be wearing the blonde beauty’s distinctive glasses.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I am so gutted’: Jesy Nelson reveals her devastation as she QUITS Little Mix’s promotional tour of Japan
Jesy Nelson has been forced to pull out of a tour with her Little Mix bandmates at the very last minute due to an ear infection.

The 24-year-old singer revealed the sad news to the band’s fans on Twitter on Tuesday, admitting she was left feeling ‘gutted’ over the situation.

Using the Little Mix account, she wrote: ‘Hey guys unfortunately I have a bloody horrid ear infection that is not allowing me to fly and see you beautiful Japanese mixers xjesyx.’
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Get well soon, petal’: Jade Thirlwall shares cute throwback of Little Mix in Japan as girl group send love to poorly bandmate Jesy Nelson at home
For their latest promo trip, Little Mix have been diminished from a four-piece to three.

Jesy Nelson was sadly forced to pull out of the group’s Japanese tour due to an ear infection – yet she is clearly in her bandmate’s thoughts.

Fellow Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall took to Instagram to share an image of the girl’s 2014 trip while sending her love to their fallen comrade, who remains in the UK.
Read more: Daily Mail

Leggy Perrie Edwards debuts stunning new fringe while sporting perilously short leather skirt during Little Mix Japanese promo tour
Her ex-fiancé Zayn Malik is reportedly dating supermodel Gigi Hadid.

Yet Perrie Edwards ensured she showed off modelling credentials of her own as she debuted her new heavy full fringe on Instagram on Saturday in snaps taken during the Little Mix Japan promo tour.

The 22-year-old pop starlet showed off her stylish new trim in a series of sexy posts which saw her sporting a perilously short leather skirt and an abs-flashing crop top.
Read more: Daily Mail

Fleur East shows off her sensational figure in colourful crop top and gold hot pants as she unveils super hot video for single Sax
She’s been busy working on her big entrance into the music world since finishing in second place on last year’s X Factor.

And Fleur East got one step closer to star status as she unveiled the slick video for her new single Sax on Thursday.

A series of behind the scenes shots from the shoot, show the 28-year-old flaunting her jaw-dropping figure in a series of colourful and skimpy looks as she dances up a storm to the sound of the catchy tune.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I think the way he handled it was great’: Simon Cowell gives X Factor host Olly Murs his ‘100%’ backing following THAT gaffe
He’s had to endure his fare share of criticism since making a momentous on-screen gaffe earlier this month.

But despite fans slating him for his mistake during one of the X Factor’s live results shows, when he prematurely predicted a contestant leaving, Olly Murs still has Simon Cowell’s unwavering support.

Speaking about the incident the show’s boss, 56, said that he thought ‘the way he [Olly] handled it was great,’ despite fans blasting the pop star for telling Monica Michael she was going home when the result had yet to be confirmed.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I would have chinned me’: Olly Murs admits he was ‘mortified’ over Monica Michael X Factor gaffe and even feared he’d be FIRED
As a former X Factor contestant he knows all too well how nerve-racking the results show can be.

Which is why Olly Murs still can’t forgive himself for the blunder he made two weeks ago, in which he announced Monica Michael had been eliminated from the show before getting the deadlock results.

The 31-year-old presenter had no chance of forgetting about the mishap when he appeared on Alan Carr Chatty Man, with the flamboyant host keen to hear his thoughts on the matter.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Yes, I was a plonker but I didn’t deserve all that flak’: X Factor host Olly Murs on the live TV blooper that STILL makes him cringe – and how the backlash floored him
As he points out himself, Olly Murs is a ‘pop-star/TV presenter who’s been doing the job for five minutes’.

Some would argue his inexperience showed a couple of weeks ago when he made a monumental blooper (his own language is more colourful) at the helm of The X Factor.

Olly – who first found fame as a contestant on the show in 2009 and is now its co-presenter – got muddled up, live on air, during the high-tension eviction segment.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘He’s just a radio DJ with famous friends’: X Factor reject Anton Stephans slams judge Nick Grimshaw after heated TV row
Anton Stephens has slammed Nick Grimshaw after their heated spat during Saturday night’s episode of The X Factor.

The backing singer, 44, clashed with the BBC Radio 1 DJ following his performance of One Sweet Day, which Nick instantly dismissed as ‘cold’.

The contestant, who was eliminated from the show this weekend, has decided to hit out at the judge, describing him as a ‘DJ with famous friends’.
Read more: Daily Mail

The X Factor’s Che Chesterman can’t keep his hands off girlfriend Meg Hanley as they share a tender embrace on rare date night
He recently confessed that spending time away from his girlfriend Meg Hanley had been a struggle.

And Che Chesterman looked delighted to have his long-time love back in his arms as they enjoyed a night out together at Essex nightspot The Sugarhut on Friday evening.

Heading home together, the couple shared a tender embrace, with the singer looking lovingly into his girlfriend’s eyes as he held her by the waist.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor favourite Louisa Johnson bares her stomach in lace crop top and high-rise trousers as she joins fellow contestants at Talk Talk gig
She’s the bookies’ favourite to emerge victorious from the ITV singing competition.

And Louisa Johnson was certainly sporting a winning look to perform at the annual Talk Talk gig at the Syco offices in London, taking to the stage on Wednesday night in a flattering all-black ensemble.

The 17-year-old songbird stuck to her tried and tested fashion formula, donning a crop top and high-waisted trousers to make the most of her slender physique.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Cheryl’s always eating, it’s amazing she’s so thin’: 4th Impact defend super-skinny X Factor mentor as they insist she’s got a healthy appetite
Her figure has been the subject of much debate in recent months.

And Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has found herself a quartet of new supporters in her X Factor girl group 4th Impact who have jumped to her defence in light of Lord Alan Sugar’s ‘too thin’ remark earlier in the week.

The excitable girl group claimed that they’re as mystified as the general public as to how she maintains her super-slim figure, insisting she’s ‘always eating’.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I’m glad I’m not on it this year’: Former X Factor judge Louis Walsh lashes out at Simon Cowell as he claims show boss has ‘f***ed up’ the current series
He was sensationally axed from The X Factor earlier this year after sitting on the judging panel for 11 solids years.

And now, Louis Walsh has lashed out at former colleague Simon Cowell, claiming he has ruined the show by making too many changes.

‘I’m glad I’m not on it this year as the ratings are down,’ the 63-year-old said in an interview with Daily Star. ‘Simon has messed with it too much. It was an experiment that didn’t really work.
Read more: Daily Mail

A Show Full of Stars! Coldplay will take to the stage alongside One Direction for what could be the biggest X Factor final yet
It looks like Simon Cowell is doing all he can to make this year’s The X Factor final the biggest yet.

Not long after announcing that boy band One Direction would take to the stage during the evening, it’s now been confirmed that Coldplay will also perform.

The Sky Full of Stars hit makers will perform a track from their new album, A Head Full of Dreams, across the weekend, which takes place between December 12-13.
Read more: Daily Mail

Simon Cowell pays £100 PER cigarette for lighting up at The X Factor studios… as he refuses to smoke outside
He’s been candid about his fondness for the habit.

But Simon Cowell’s love of cigarettes appear to be costing the X Factor boss a staggering amount of money, thanks to strict rules that dictate anyone smoking in the building will be fined £100.

Due to the judge’s tight time schedule during filming, and his love of tobacco, the 56-year-old has been forced to light-up in the studio during the advert breaks – despite it being classed as a place of work.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Justin Bieber – Sorry
7 Fleur East – Sax
8 One Direction – Perfect
24 One Direction – Drag Me Down
27 Little Mix – Love Me Like You
48 Olly Murs – Kiss Me
52 One Direction – History
53 One Direction – End Of The Day
55 One Direction – Olivia
57 Kygo – Here For You (feat. Ella Henderson)
61 Little Mix – Black Magic
63 One Direction – If I Could Fly
67 One Direction – Love You Goodbye
69 One Direction – A.M.
85 One Direction – What A Feeling
93 Sigma – Coming Home (feat. Rita Ora)

1 Adele – 25
3 One Direction – Made in the A.M.
10 Little Mix – Get Weird
22 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
31 Ben Haenow – Ben Haenow
94 One Direction – Four

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The Official Charts
1 Justin Bieber – Sorry
5 Fleur East – Sax
9 One Direction – Perfect
13 Olly Murs – Kiss Me
18 Little Mix – Love Me Like You
36 One Direction – Drag Me Down
58 Sigma – Coming Home (feat. Rita Ora)
60 Ben Haenow – Second Hand Heart (feat. Kelly Clarkson)
63 Little Mix – Black Magic
95 Sigma – Glitterball (feat. Ella Henderson)
100 One Direction – History

1 Adele – 25
5 One Direction – Made in the A.M.
6 Little Mix – Get Weird
9 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
29 Ben Haenow – Ben Haenow
69 Will Young – 85% Proof
80 Ella Henderson – Chapter One

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