X Factor UK Headlines for 12/20/15

Louisa Johnson’s winner’s single barely scraps the TOP 10 on the UK’s single’s chart.

X Factor winner Louisa Johnson turns heads in blue velvet two-piece as she steps out for promotional trail… after revealing she has a secret boyfriend
After winning this year’s X Factor, Louisa Johnson has been busy relishing the exposure the ITV singing competition has given her.

The 17-year-old champion, who beat Reggie ‘N’ Bollie on Sunday night’s finale, was beaming with pride following a round of interviews in London on Monday afternoon.

Turning heads as she passed by, the songstress was hard to miss as she made her way along the streets, stopping at intervals to sign autographs for fans.
Read more: Daily Mail

REVEALED: X Factor winner Louisa Johnson’s secret boyfriend ‘is Essex recruitment worker Daniel Elliott’
She revealed this week that she has a boyfriend.

And now X Factor winner Louisa Johnson’s mystery love interest looks to have been revealed as The Sun reports that the 17-year-old is in a relationship with Essex recruitment worker Daniel Elliott.

Daniel was at Sunday’s X Factor final to see the talented teen crowned 2015 champion, sitting with Louisa’s family as well as sharing cosy Instagrams with the singer.
Read more: Daily Mail

Wearing her heart on her sleeve: X Factor winner Louisa Johnson steps out in fun printed top and cute dungarees as her mystery boyfriend’s identity is revealed
It’s reported that she has found love in the shape of recruitment worker Daniel Elliott.

And Louisa Johnson looked to literally wear her heart on her sleeve when she stepped out in London on Wednesday, following an appearance on KISS FM UK.

The 17-year-old singer opted for a stand-out style for her radio interview, as she sported a white blouse emblazoned in a red love-heart motif.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I was shocked’: X Factor winner Louisa Johnson’s ex-boyfriend suggests he was still dating the singer when she started new romance with Daniel Elliott
The X Factor winner Louisa Johnson’s ex-boyfriend has suggested he was still dating the singer around the time she started a new romance with Essex recruitment worker Daniel Elliott.

The 17-year-old’s former beau Ellis Stevens reveals he was ‘shocked’ to discover that the pretty blonde was dating Daniel, just weeks after she ended their 18-month romance so she could focus on her blossoming career.

Louisa’s revelation came during an interview to MailOnline, when she admitted she had a boyfriend who was ‘not in the industry’, and now Ellis admits he fears there was a crossover.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor winner Louisa Johnson dazzles in silver bodycon dress and leather jacket as she steps out in the midst of ex-boyfriend drama
Her ex-boyfriend Ellis Stevens declared he was ‘shocked’ to learn she has already moved on with new man Daniel Elliott.

But X Factor champion Louisa Johnson was brushing off her high school sweetheart’s comments as she stepped out in London on Thursday, attending a promotional event at the Oxford Circus branch of Topshop.

The 17-year-old student looked the perfect poster girl for the brand, sporting a stylish silver bodycon dress and a leather jacket.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor champion Louisa Johnson appears in two uncovered music videos… as it’s revealed the winner previously auditioned for Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent
X Factor winner Louisa Johnson has only be crowned the champion of this year’s series, but she has already been hit with claims that suggest she’s had an unfair advantage over her fellow contestants.

In two professionally shot videos, which have been released online following her victorious night, the 17-year-old appears to be every inch the singing sensation in the newly surfaced clips.

With her trademark blonde tresses left loose in tousled waves, the aspiring star can be seen working her magic in front of the camera as she belts out the tunes to songs Go and Lately.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor winner Louisa Johnson flashes her abs in a crop top in new fashion shoot as she reveals plans to collaborate with mentor Rita Ora
She made history by becoming the youngest ever winner of The X Factor.

And Louisa Johnson, 17, looked every inch the champion as she displayed her fearless attitude and edgy style in a new photoshoot for Notion magazine.

The Essex student proved she’s a superstar in the making in the rock ‘n’ roll inspired fashion spread, revealing in the accompanying interview that she was already planning a collaboration with her mentor Rita Ora.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor champ Louisa Johnson fails to impress with winner’s single Forever Young as she flogs disappointing 39,000 records in first week
She was named the winner of X Factor 2015 last weekend.

And while Louisa Johnson is no doubt riding high on her new found fame, the sales of her debut record Forever Young have been fairly lacklustre in their first week.

The 17-year-old victor’s Bob Dylan cover has achieved combined sales of just 39,000 – a stark contrast to huge numbers from previous winners of the ITV talent show.
Read more: Daily Mail

X Factor champ Louisa Johnson puts on a sparkling display at first post-win gig in a sequined jumpsuit… despite debut single Forever Young floundering in the charts
Last weekend she sang her way to victory in front of a packed arena during the X Factor final.

But Louisa Johnson’s first gig following her win was a slightly more intimate affair, as she took to the stage on Saturday night for her first gig as a signed artist at London’s famous G.A.Y. nightclub.

No stranger to facing a large crowd following her performance at Wembley’s SSE Arena, the 17-year-old singer oozed confidence as she put on a sparkling display for the crowd in a sequined jumpsuit.
Read more: Daily Mail

Reggie N Bollie: ‘X Factor winner’s single suited other contestants more than it did for us’
But the decision was out of their hands.

After weeks of entertaining the nation with their upbeat performances, Reggie N Bollie faced the challenge of tackling a ballad for their potential winner’s single during The X Factor final last weekend.

Viewers and celebrities alike quickly pointed out that the song – a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘Forever Young’ – suited eventual winner Louisa Johnson more than it did the energetic duo.?

Why weren’t Reggie N Bollie allowed to do a different song that played to their strengths? It’s a question Digital Spy put to them this week.

“The winner’s single got chosen months before we got to the final,” Reggie explained.

“For us, it is a TV show and sometimes there are some decisions made that you just have to go with.
Read more: Digital Spy

One Direction cause chaos on the streets of LA as they join James Corden for fun-filled Carpool Karaoke session
They’re preparing to take an extended hiatus in March.

But One Direction have plenty of amusing antics left in store for their fans before the time comes to go their separate ways, including joining their close friend James Corden for a fun-filled Carpool Karaoke segment.

The boy band – Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan – all pile into The Late Late Show host’s car for a singalong, set to air on Tuesday night’s installment of the chat show.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I’d marry Selena Gomez’: Niall Horan says he wants rumoured love interest to be his WIFE as he joins One Direction bandmates for Carpool Karaoke
She recently denied all rumours they’re linked in a romantic capacity.

But Niall Horan made a surprising confession concerning Selena Gomez when he appeared on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke with his One Direction band mates recently.

The Irish crooner admitted he’d marry the Come & Get It hit-maker as the British comedian teased rumours of their relationship.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘Nice to diss your fans, isn’t it?’: Liam Payne accuses Noel Gallagher of being ‘sad’ after calling One Direction ‘c***suckers’ during foul-mouthed rant
Noel Gallagher is no stranger to controversy, having regularly hit the headlines over the years with his antics both on and off the stage.

And after recently tearing into the likes of One Direction, Adele and Arctic Monkeys, the former Oasis star has been accused of being ‘sad’.

During an interview on Radio 1, Liam Payne hit back at the 48-year-old rocker after he labelled the pop sensations as ‘c***suckers’.
Read more: Daily Mail

Ending on a high note! One Direction top Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrities Under 30 after raking in $130 million dollars during their final year
They kicked off their hiatus earlier this week.

And the One Direction boys certainly went out in style after topping Forbes list of the Highest-Paid Entertainers Under 30 in 2015.

The singing collective have beat out the likes of Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to be named the entertainment world’s most wealthy performers – bringing in a staggering $130 million between them.
Read more: Daily Mail

Niall Horan cuts a dapper figure as he turns out to support good pal Rory McIlroy at BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Awards
He has just kicked off a well-deserved hiatus from One Direction.

Yet Niall Horan hasn’t turned his back on the spotlight entirely as he stormed the red carpet at the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Awards in Belfast on Sunday night.

The 22-year-old boy band hunk arrived at the star-studded event as he turned out to show his support for golf ace and personal friend Rory McIlroy, 26.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I got told to kill myself by 12-year-old girls’: X Factor’s Mason Noise reveals he received death threats for branding Liam Payne ‘Harry Styles’ backing singer’
One Direction’s fans are some of the most devout around.

And X Factor’s Mason Noise is the latest celebrity to feel the wrath of them after he branded Liam Payne ‘Harry Styles’ backing singer’.

Nick Grimshaw’s former act has revealed fans as young as 12 told him to ‘kill himself’ after he posted the insult, which was meant as a joke, online.
Read more: Daily Mail

The wrong direction! Simon Cowell fires back at ‘rude’ Zayn Malik for his negative comments on former 1D bandmates
He wouldn’t be successful as he is today if it weren’t for Simon Cowell’s help.

But Zayn Malik has burned his bridges with the media mogul after openly criticising his former One Direction bandmates and their music.

And now Simon, 56, has spoken out about the star’s negative comments, branding him ‘rude’.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik cosies up to girlfriend Gigi Hadid in their first Instagram snap as a couple… as ex-fiancée Perrie Edwards moves on with model Leon King
His ex-fiancée Perrie Edwards is said to have enjoyed a string of dates with handsome male model Leon King.

But Zayn Malik seemed keen to prove he’s still very much loved up with new girlfriend Gigi Hadid by taking to Instagram on Sunday morning to share a sweet snap of the pair locked in an intimate clinch.

The 22-year-old former One Direction singer can be seen closing his eyes in bliss as the 20-year-old beauty cradles his head in her arms.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards leads Little Mix’s laid-back style in all black ensemble as band perform at children’s hospital
They’re one of the world’s biggest girl bands and boast fans across the globe.

And Little Mix put their superstar status to good use as they gave an exclusive performance for poorly children and their families at the at the Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool on Thursday.

The Love Me Like You crooners also took the time to participate in a meet and greet with the patients, as well as getting involved in the campaign themselves by sharing a picture in their chosen Matalan Alder Hey Beanie or Bobble.
Read more: Daily Mail

Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards spotted enjoying a romantic Christmas date with hunky model Leon King… four months after splitting from ex-fiancé Zayn Malik
She recently had to endure the heartache of her former flame moving on with someone else.

But Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards, 22, looks to be enjoying single life, as she was spotted on a romantic Christmas date with a hunky male model this week… four months after splitting from her ex-fiancé Zayn Malik.

Pictures obtained by the The Sun show the pop princess arm-in-arm with model and nightclub promoter Leon King during a cosy visit to Winter Wonderland in London on Tuesday evening
Read more: Daily Mail

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Making sweet music! Perrie Edwards seen with love interest Leon King for the first time as he watches Little Mix shoot new video
On Tuesday night they were spotted enjoying a festive date at Winter Wonderland.

And on Thursday Perrie Edwards’ rumoured new love interest Leon King was seen supporting the stunning singer as she shot scenes for her new music video in London.

The hunky model kept a close eye on the blonde as she filmed the video for next single Secret Love Song with her Little Mix bandmates.
Read more: Daily Mail

Perrie Edwards puts on a leggy display in thigh-skimming mini-skirt as she steps out with Little Mix bandmates… after her new romance with hunky model is revealed
She was recently spotted enjoying a romantic date with a hunky male model.

But it was back-to-work for Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards, 22, as she visited the BBC Radio 2 studios in London on Friday.

Accompanied by her bandmates Jade Thirlwall, 22, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 24 and Jesy Nelson, 24, the pop princess put on a stunning display in her winter chic ensemble.
Read more: Daily Mail

Leggy Perrie Edwards leads glamorous Little Mix’s live Text Santa performance as they go on WITHOUT fourth member Jesy Nelson again
Last month, they reduced to a three-piece for a Japanese promotional tour.

And Little Mix were yet again without Jesy Nelson as they stormed the stage at Friday night’s live Text Santa telethon for a rendition of their hit Love Me Like You.

Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock put on an glamorous display on the ITV fundraiser after Jesy was forced to pull out due to family matters.
Read more: Daily Mail

Tamera Foster debut album | “Sound alternative like a Tim Burton movie”
After signing a record deal with Simon Cowell’s record label Syco Music early this year, British singer-songwriter Tamera Foster, better known as a contestant in the tenth edidtion of The X Factor UK, aired in 2013, is ready to start promoting her highly-awaited debut album.

She has been working in the studio with Chelcee Grimes, Future Cut, Mr. Hudson, Janee Bennett or Al-Hakam “Komi” El-Kaubaisy.

Grimes is responsible for co-writing Kylie Minogue’s “Million Miles“, and The Saturdays’ “Walking Through the Desert“. Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola of Future Cut are known for producing hit singles like “Black Heart“ by Stooshe.

The debut album, still untitled, is scheduled to be released on digital retailers early next year via Syco Music in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment.
Read more: Ultimate Music

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Irish Charts
1 Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
5 Fleur East – Sax
12 Louisa Johnson – Forever Young
14 One Direction – Perfect
27 One Direction – History
28 Little Mix – Love Me Like You
35 One Direction – Drag Me Down
58 Olly Murs – Kiss Me
60 Sigma – Coming Home (feat. Rita Ora)
74 Little Mix – Black Magic
96 Kygo – Here For You (feat. Ella Henderson)

1 Adele – 25
5 One Direction – Made in the A.M.
7 Little Mix – Get Weird
19 Fleur East – Love, Sax and Flashbacks
29 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
61 Ben Haenow – Ben Haenow
96 One Direction – Four

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The Official Charts
1 Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
9 Louisa Johnson – Forever Young
10 Fleur East – Sax
11 One Direction – History
19 Sigma – Coming Home (feat. Rita Ora)
20 One Direction – Perfect
22 Little Mix – Love Me Like You
28 Olly Murs – Kiss Me
47 One Direction – Drag Me Down
65 Little Mix – Black Magic

1 Adele – 25
6 Little Mix – Get Weird
8 One Direction – Made in the A.M.
12 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
21 Fleur East – Love, Sax and Flashbacks
40 Ben Haenow – Ben Haenow
91 Will Young – 85% Proof

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