The X Factor

The Truth About How Nicole Scherzinger Hand-Picked One Direction

Nicole Scherzinger reacted to the previously unreleased footage of One Direction being formed on the X Factor U.K. in 2010. See why she thought it was “kind of crazy.”

September 22, 2022

Singer Tom Mann Says He "Cannot Remember the Feeling of Happiness" After Death of His Fiancée Dani

Former X Factor contestant Tom Mann shared that he is feeling “so lonely” without his fiancée Danielle Hampson, who passed away last month. Read his heartbreaking new post below.

July 27, 2022

Watch One Direction Be Put Together in Never-Before-Seen X-Factor Video

See how X Factor U.K. hosts Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh selected the five members of One Direction in a never-before-seen clip below.

July 23, 2022

Singer Tom Mann Reflects on "Extremely Difficult" 3 Weeks After Fiancée Dani Hampson's Death

Former X Factor contestant Tom Mann shared that he is "still in shock" after his fiancée Dani Hampson passed away on their wedding day in June. Read his heartbreaking statement below.

July 7, 2022

Father and Siblings of Tom Mann’s Fiancée Speak Out on Her Death

Dani Hampson passed away on June 18, the same day she was set to marry X Factor alum Tom Mann. Now, her family is speaking out about her tragic death.

June 22, 2022

X Factor Singer Tom Mann's Fiancée Dani Hampson Dies on Their Wedding Day

Former X Factor contestant Tom Mann announced the death of his fiancée Dani Hampson. According to the singer's gut-wrenching message, she passed away on June 18, the day of their wedding.

June 21, 2022

Camila Cabello Only Auditioned for X Factor So Harry Styles Would Fall in Love With Her

During an appearance on Carpool Karaoke, Camila Cabello shared that her crush on Harry Styles was the real reason she auditioned for X Factor.

April 19, 2022

Liam Payne Teases Possible One Direction Reunion After "Lovely" Phone Call With Harry Styles

During an Instagram Live, Liam Payne revealed he spoke to Harry Styles recently and even hinted at a possible One Direction reunion! Scroll on to see what the singer had to share.

June 3, 2021

X-Factor's Alexandra Burke Recalls Being Told to "Bleach" Her Skin

X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke detailed her experiences in the music industry in an emotional Instagram video.

June 20, 2020

YouTube and X Factor Star Trevi Moran Comes Out as Transgender

Trevi Moran came out as a transgender woman in an emotional YouTube video: "I've dealt with this feeling my entire life, and I know that I'm a woman deep down inside."

June 8, 2020

Caroline Flack's Boyfriend Shares Emotional Tribute One Month After Her Death

Caroline Flack's boyfriend Lewis Burton shared an emotional tribute for the late Love Island host 1 month after her death.

March 16, 2020

Former "Love Island" Host Caroline Flack Found Dead at Age 40

The former host of U.K. reality TV shows "The X Factor" & "Love Island" is found dead in her London flat at the age of 40. Get the shocking details here.

February 15, 2020

Everything That's Happened in Simon Cowell's Life Since He Quit American Idol

It's been 10 years since Simon Cowell announced his departure from American Idol, leading to a roller coaster of a decade.

January 11, 2020

Update!

The Pussycat Dolls Reunion May Happen Sooner Than You Thought

A Pussycat Dolls reunion is in the works. Find out when Nicole Scherzinger and the rest of the iconic girl group will take the stage together once again.

November 27, 2019

Simon Cowell Rushed to Hospital After Accident at Home

He was seen being loaded into an ambulance while wearing a neck brace

October 27, 2017

X Factor's Alex & Sierra Announce Their Breakup: "No Band Lasts Forever Whether They Dated or Not"

Musical duo has roughly half a million subscribers on YouTube

September 1, 2017

Louis Tomlinson to Honor Late Mother With X Factor Performance

The One Direction singer isn't the only person to perform under pressure

December 9, 2016

Simon Cowell Can't Stop Smiling When His Son Delivers a Heartfelt Surprise on X Factor U.K.

Judge gets a surprise delivery when celebrating Father's Day on set

September 4, 2016

Breaking

It's Official: Khloé Kardashian Odom Named X Factor Cohost

Keeping Up With the Kardashians star will join Simon Cowell, Britney Spears & Co. on the revamped reality show

October 16, 2012

Bitch Stole My Stella: Britney Spears vs. Nancy Wilson

So, a rocker and a pop star step into the same dress...how does this joke end?

September 27, 2012

The X Factor: Son of Dwarves Is Tower of Strength

One young man's unusual story revealed!

September 29, 2011