The X-Factor

X Factor's Matt Terry reveals how gay rumours and 'negative press' devastated his mum a

X Factor winner Matt Terry's new album comes out on Friday [Wenn]<p>The X Factor king Matt Terry has admitted that 'negative press' early on his showbiz …

Nicole Scherzinger

The X Factor: Sharon Osbourne lets slip 'F-word' live on air over shock show twist

The X Factor faced a double elimination this weekend [ITV]<p>On the episode of The X Factor, the competition heated up with a shock twist as the singing …

Sharon Osbourne

X Factor: Simon Cowell called out over BIZARRE statement

The X Factor: Simon Cowell has been called out by fans over a bizarre statement he made on the show [ITV]<p>It was revealed earlier this week that four …

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell's son Eric is the real star of The X Factor

Sorry Peter Dickson.<p>Simon Cowell's adorable son Eric is already slowly working the crowds on the set of his dad's TV shows, from stealing the show on</i> …

Simon Cowell

X Factor's Rak-Su now odds-on to win show after winning public vote

The group won the chance to go to Los Angeles to write with a top songwriter while two more acts were booted off in another double eviction.<p>Rak-Su …

Simon Cowell

Sharon Osbourne dropped the F-bomb live on The X Factor as her acts Rai-Elle and Holly crashed out

Well, wouldn't you with that kind of luck?<p>It was a tough night for Sharon Osbourne on Sunday's <i>X Factor</i>. She lost two of her acts in a double …

Sharon Osbourne

The X Factor's Sam Black left with 'only £1.25 in his bank account' after featuring on the ITV show - Mirror Online

Being on The X Factor might look glamorous and exciting, but those contestants are earning pennies, it would seem.<p>Recently axed star Sam Black, 27, …

Did X Factor boss Simon Cowell just take a dig at his own show's new rules?

"I don't know who agreed to that?"<p>It's fair to say that <i>The X Factor</i>'s new rules have caused quite a lot of talk this year.<p>Many have taken a dig at …

Simon Cowell

X Factor contestants 'decidedly underwhelmed' after discovering this week's prize is dinner with Louis Walsh

The X Factor contestants were left severely underwhelmed tonight after discovering this week's prize is dinner with Louis Walsh.<p>Dermot O'Leary …

Dermot O'Leary

X Factor star Grace Davies regrets violent attack on friend over iPad: 'A moment of madness'

Singer-songwriter from Blackburn apologises for attacking a male friend during a drama class in 2015.<p>X Factor finalist Grace Davies has apologised …

Sharon Osbourne

X Factor: Simon Cowell throws MAJOR shade at Little Mix during Sam Black perfomance

Simon Cowell blasted Louis Walsh for picking the ''horrible'' song for Sam Black[ITV]<p>The X Factor boss Simon Cowell has never been afraid to say what …

Simon Cowell

What does Rak-Su mean? Story behind X Factor band's unusual name - and fans won't be able to guess - Mirror Online

Four men from Watford have taken this year's X Factor by storm after smashing through every round as a self-proclaimed 'manband'.<p>Myles, Ashley, Jamal …

Liam Payne

What time is X Factor 2017 on and when does it finish? Plus latest betting odds on favourite contestants to win the final - Mirror Online

Winter has finally arrived, and with it comes the annual festive TV feast that is the X Factor.<p>Now in its 14th year, a whole raft of changes have …

Simon Cowell

These X Factor legends star in this year's best Christmas advert

We might have just found the best advert you’ll see this Christmas.<p>Forget the Coca Cola truck and the wistful whimsy offered by John Lewis as high …

Christmas

When is the X Factor 2017 final, and how to get tickets for the Wembley show?

<b>It might not seem like it has been on for that long but the X Factor 2017 is now less than three weeks from coming to an end.</b><p>The big finale usually …

Saara Alto reveals she has a SECRET BROTHER who contacted her after 'recognising a family likeness' watching her on X Factor

In some sweet news to round out a stellar year for Saara Alto, the 2016 X Factor runner-up has discovered she's got a secret sibling.<p>Speaking for the …

Foxconn Needs its X Factor - Bloomberg Gadfly

We've all heard that Apple Inc.'s iPhone X has been difficult to make.<p>Add to that one word: the iPhone X is difficult to make <i>profitably</i>.<p>Chief …

Business

RAK-SU's Myles Stephenson is battling heartbreak after splitting from secret girlfriend during X Factor

Myles is battling heartbreak [WENN] The budding chart topper may be soaring to the top in Simon Cowell's talent show, but he's been struggling in his …

Simon Cowell

The X Factor 2017 winner 'revealed by science'

You can't argue with stats.<p>Relax. It's not a fix, and we don't know who's *actually* going to win. But thanks to science we can make a pretty solid …

Simon Cowell

X Factor star comes out as straight after everyone assumed he was gay

An X Factor star has come out as heterosexual after admitting that everyone – including his own mother – assumed he was gay.<p>Joel Fishel, one half of …

LGBTQ

Weekend music TV round-up: The X Factor celebrates George Michael while music stars salute Elton John

The X Factor celebrated George Michael over the weekend with some contestants interpreting the brief to cover the late singer with a pretty …

Elton John

Fans Drag Harry Styles X Factor Performance

Just recently, Harry returned to the <i>X-Factor</i> stage to perform solo music, and he did wonderfully.<p>Although, <i>some</i> fans thought they would take the …

Mick Jagger

The X Factor: Grace Davies 'breaks rule' on the show during George Michael week

The X Factor: Grace Davies breaks rule on the show during George Michael week: Grace Davies came under fire for breaking the rules on the show …

George Michael

Why did fans have a weird reaction to Harry Styles’ performance on The X Factor?!

Harry Styles. A man so gorgeous, it makes us a teeny tiny bit emosh.<p>Just don’t tell anyone, okay?<p>And so, with our winter Saturday nights in already …

Harry Styles

Did The Cutkelvins Break An X Factor Rule Last Night?

Last night saw the remaining acts take to The X Factor stage in order to impress the panel of judges- and audiences nationwide.<p>However, one act who …

George Michael

The X Factor’s chart-topping band Rak-Su reveal the meaning behind the name

Rak-Su are the big surprise on this year’s The X Factor, a four-piece boy band who write their own lyrics, focus on R&B and Hip-Hop, and dance.<p>But …

Simon Cowell

X Factor viewers confused about George Michael covers

X Factor viewers were baffled as some of the contestants performed songs George Michael had covered, rather than his own music, during his tribute …

News (Ireland)

Essay: The (se)x factor

Obsessive sexuality is often referenced in pop culture: from books such as Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (2016) and the kinky 1987 film Fatal …

Sharon Osbourne blasted by X Factor viewers after 'swearing' on live TV

The X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne may have landed herself in hot water after swearing during Saturday night's show.<p>Osbourne's pre-watershed critique …

Sharon Osbourne

Here are all of Sunday night's X Factor performances and judges' comments

Sharon's Girls and Louis's Boys take on George Michael's hits.<p>Tonight's <i>X Factor</i> saw the conclusion of this weekend's George Michael theme, with …

George Michael