Articles Tagged 'X-Factor'

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George Michael Versus ‘X Factor’

George Michael made his return to the UK stage with a live performance on Sunday, September 16 at Birmingham’s LG Arena. He thanked the audience for coming out to see him versus staying in to watch X Factor on TV, reports GigWise. Come on Georgie, you gotta “have faith! Faith, a faith, a faith” … in […]

News Roundup: Celebrities Respond to the British Riots On Twitter

As the riots across London and elsewhere continue to dominate British news, our celebs have come out in force (well, on Twitter at any rate) to condemn the lootings. Footballer Wayne Rooney wrote: “These riots are nuts why would people do this to there [sic] own country. Own city. This is embarrassing for our country. […]

Report: Take That’s Gary Barlow Set for UK ‘X Factor’

Now that Cheryl Cole is an official member of the U.S. X Factor team — joining Paula Abdul, who was named as the fourth judge over the weekend — the show’s British counterpart has been busy reworking their own judge’s panel. The Daily Mail reports that, after months of rampant rumors, Simon Cowell himself has […]

Finally! Cheryl Cole Named a U.S. ‘X Factor’ Judge

After several months of rumors and gossip, Cheryl Cole has officially been added to the U.S. X Factor judge’s panel, The Hollywood Reporter reveals. The show also confirmed the details via Twitter on Thursday (May 5) morning. Woo hoo! Go Chezza! “I’m so excited to be taking part in the American version of ‘The X […]

Ozzy Osbourne Up for UK ‘X Factor’ Panel?

Gah! There are just too many X Factor rumors swirling around right now. It’s enough to drive a super fan completely nuts. With Cheryl Cole still hotly-tipped to join the U.S. version and Simon Cowell‘s recent departure, there’s obviously some spots to be filled. And the latest name that’s been tossed into the ring: Ozzy […]

Noel Gallagher In ‘Won’t Be An X Factor Judge’ Shocker

Yesterday it was the Stone Roses, today it’s Oasis, just what has British tabloid The Sun got against Mancunian rock acts? Today’s scarcely-believable celebrity bombshell is the story that Noel Gallagher has turned down the chance to be one of the judges on the UK X Factor. Apparently, Simon Cowell went to Noel and asked […]

What Is Going On With ‘The X Factor’?

For UK residents, it’s traditional around this time of year for news stories to fly around which suggest that this winter’s series of The X Factor is in some way under threat. It’s happened before, it’ll happen again. But this year, with the launch of an American version of the show on Fox — which […]

Yep, Simon Cowell’s Back…But Does Anyone Care?

You may have seen the latest teaser for Simon Cowell‘s American version of his UK talent show X Factor last night during the Super Bowl. In an ad similar to rapper Drake‘s freaky Sprite commercial, dramatic music plays as little X Factor logos come together in the stern form of Mr. Cowell. And — dunh […]

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