Raign wins over X Factor crowd
X Factor hopeful Rachel Rabin - known as Raign - has won over the X Factor crowd with her arena audition despite showing some very "diva"-like behaviour at Wembley Arena.
Roger Rabbit act wows on X Factor
Published: Friday, 19 September 2014
Chloe-Jasmine impresses the judges on this week's X Factor with her version of a song which featured in the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Walsh hosts Derry music masterclass
Published: Wednesday, 17 September 2014
X Factor judge Louis Walsh arrived in Londonderry on Wednesday to host a music masterclass at the North West Regional College's music and performing arts facilities.
'I've come back more confident' - Akister
Published: Monday, 15 September 2014
X Factor hopeful Paul Akister says he has returned to the show with more confidence after he was sent home from the competition last year.
Standing ovation for 'captivating' Jay
Published: Sunday, 14 September 2014
Jay James brought the X Factor judges to their feet following his arena audition with a rendition of Coldplay's Fix You.

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Simon & Louis clash over 'flawless' Paul
Published: Saturday, 13 September 2014
X Factor judges Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh have had a war of words over returning hopeful Paul Akister, who was sent home from the competition last year.
Sam Bailey welcomes baby girl
Published: Wednesday, 10 September 2014
X Factor winner Sam Bailey has given birth to her third child, a baby girl, on Wednesday.
X Factor to add extra Friday show
Published: Wednesday, 10 September 2014
The X Factor is to be screened three times in one week later this month, show bosses have confirmed.
Pattinson's sister wows X Factor judges
Published: Sunday, 07 September 2014
The older sister of Twilight star Robert Pattinson impressed the X Factor judges with her first audition on Sunday, but decided to remain quiet about her famous sibling.
Paul Akister returns to the X Factor
Published: Saturday, 06 September 2014
X Factor hopeful Paul Akister made a triumphant return to the show on Saturday, after leaving the competition at Judges' Houses in 2013.
Fishmonger reels in X Factor judges
Published: Friday, 05 September 2014
A fishmonger from Newcastle reels in the X Factor judges with a powerful rendition of an Adele hit on this weekend's show.
The X Factor tops NI ratings
Published: Monday, 01 September 2014
The X Factor proved a ratings winner for UTV this weekend as more than half the viewing audience in Northern Ireland tuned in on Saturday night.
Young groups impress X Factor judges
Published: Sunday, 31 August 2014
The X Factor judges were impressed by the young group performances during Sunday's audition show, leaving the usually difficult category looking to be one of the strongest for the competition ahead.
Irish X Factor hopeful serenades Cheryl
Published: Saturday, 30 August 2014
Irish singing hopeful Ben Quinlan has used his first X Factor audition as a chance to serenade the woman of his dreams, judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini.
Simon dubs sister act 'most annoying'
Published: Friday, 29 August 2014
Judge Simon Cowell has dubbed two sisters that feature in the new series of the X Factor, which returns on Saturday, as the "most annoying girl group in the world".
X Factor hopefuls 'not ready' for Mel B
Published: Thursday, 28 August 2014
The X Factor's Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has joked that this year's hopefuls may not be ready for the direct honesty of her fellow judge Mel B.
Crawford's Xtra Factor 'dream job'
Published: Thursday, 28 August 2014
Sarah-Jane Crawford is set to take the helm of The X Factor's spin-off show The Xtra Factor this weekend, and while many would be nervous with the daunting task, the radio DJ is relishing her "dream job".
Dermot ready for X Factor madness
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014
The X Factor host Dermot O'Leary has one of the toughest jobs in television and he says he wouldn't have it any other way.
'I absolutely adore Cheryl' - Mel B
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Former Spice Girls star Mel B is the latest addition to The X Factor panel and she is determined to offer complete honesty to all the hopefuls.
'It's the perfect X Factor panel' - Louis
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014
The X Factor has seen many changes over the years, with different faces, changing formats and rising standards of talent, but there has been one constant feature viewers could always count on - Louis Walsh.
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There may be a small part of Louis Walsh that wishes Paul Akister had stayed away.
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