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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# X Factor

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X Factor delay delights Twitter users
IT’S TIME TO FACE THE MUSIC…oh, hang on, wait, it’s not #TechnicalDifficulties
Frankie Cocozza booted from X Factor amid drugs allegations
X Factor hopeful Frankie Cocozza is reported to have been kicked off the show for failing to curb his hard-partying lifestyle.
X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter
They can also use Facebook – and are allowed to submit up to 50 votes from each account.
TV3 launches new on-demand player for iPhone and iPad
The broadcaster’s new 3player will allow viewers to watch shows including X Factor on mobile devices.
US critics praise Cheryl Cole - and wonder why she was dumped from show
American TV critics couldn’t work out the reason behind Cheryl getting the boot from the US X Factor – saying that her accent was perfectly intelligible and that she was “adorable”.
Watch: the Irish woman who brought one X Factor judge to tears
Michelle Barrett wowed judges with her performance on last night’s programme.
Tyrone girl Janet installed as early X Factor favourite
Janet Devlin, 16, from Gortin in Co Tyrone, is the 7/2 favourite to win the series outright after her audition broadcast last night.
Simon Cowell doesn't want to go away, ever
The X Factor mogul and pop impresario wants to be cryonically frozen when he dies – otherwise he’ll regret it “in 300 years”.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch up on the day’s big news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Hacked? Sony Music Ireland website claims members of The Script have died
The site is now inaccessible after three unsavoury stories appeared overnight…
"Trial by X Factor": increasing evidence of jurors using Facebook to discuss active court cases
In one case in the UK, a multi-million pound trial collapsed after a juror communicated with a defendant on Facebook.
The Daily Fix: Monday
In your Fix for this bank holiday Monday: Aer Lingus pilots’ strike averted; good news from the IMF; Turmoil in Syria; Another Cheryl Cole u-turn; Wayne Rooney’s new hair; and do you feature in our mini-marathon gallery?
U-turn: Cheryl Cole definitely NOT returning to US X Factor
First she was dropped, then she was on her way back, now it appears certain that Cheryl Cole has been dropped by the makers of the US X Factor.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?
Cheryl Cole dropped from US X-Factor
She and Paula Abdul also “lacked chemistry”.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the news of the day you might have missed…
Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI
Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.
Cheryl Cole named as American 'X Factor' judge
Singer Cheryl Cole has been confirmed as a judge for this year’s American version of the X Factor.
Shayne Ward 'dropped from record label'
This would make Ward the fourth male winner of the X Factor to be dropped from the SyCo label.
Lily Allen to replace Cheryl Cole as X Factor judge?
News comes as Konnie Huq announces she will not be returning to host The Xtra Factor.
Cher Lloyd signs with Jay Z's label
The 17-year-old rapper has reportedly signed up with Jay Z.
Limerick councillor wishes Rubberbandits well despite radio rugby comments
Hip-hop stars should represent the city’s sport positively after Blind Boy says he knows “nothing about rugby, kid”
An emulsion-al night ends with glossy finish for painter Matt
Painter Matt Cardle is crowned X Factor champion after beating off competition from Rebecca Ferguson and One Direction.
Mary Byrne says she won't return to her old job
Mary says she’s looking forward to her new career in music, and that she won’t return to her old supermarket job.
Hundreds complain over Cheryl Cole's refusal to vote
Controversial decision by X Factor host saw Trecy Cohen eliminated from the show instead of Katie Waissel. Dermot denies show’s producers set it up, saying no one knew what way Cole would vote in advance.
Storm Lee: 'I was too polished for X Factor'
The singer who finished bottom of the public vote says he lost out despite his rivals being “more amateur”.
X Factor fans cry foul over Mary's TV3 ad
Tesco comes under fire after telling its 300,000 staff to vote for Mary Byrne, and paying for a TV3 advertisement.
The **** Factor: Nicolò can tweet "what he f-ing wants"
The X Factor: now officially bigger than Jesus. Or, at least, that’s what its first discarded singer thinks…
X Factor Gamu threatened with UK deportation
The rejected Zimbabwean-born singer may have been rejected because her visa was up for renewal.
Cheryl launches ring collection
The singer has attended her first public engagement since contracting malaria earlier this year.