1. Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne to Return to 'X Factor' U.K.

    June 01, 2016 5:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sharon Osborne, Nicole Scherzinger and music manager Louis Walsh will return to the judging panel of the British version of The X Factor , joining creator Simon Cowell in an attempt to improve the show's ratings for ITV. They replace Rita Ora, ...

  2. Cheryl Cole to Return to 'X Factor' U.K.

    March 11, 2014 4:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cheryl Cole is returning to the judges’ table for "The X Factor" U.K.’s 11th season, confirmed Simon Cowell via Twitter on Monday. “It’s official! Cheryl is back,” he tweeted. “Be careful what you wish for.” Cheryl Cole Out As 'X Fact ...

  3. Charlotte Church Rejects U.K. 'X Factor' Judge Slot, Says Show 'Kills Music'

    August 11, 2013 11:39 PM EDT Welsh singer Charlotte Church has taken aim at "X Factor" with the revelation that she turned down an offer to join the U.K. panel as a judge. The 27-year old classical and pop artist blasted the show, tweeting on Aug. 8, “I got asked to ...

  4. 'X Factor' U.K. Judge Louis Walsh to Quit After Upcoming Season

    August 07, 2013 4:28 AM EDT Louis Walsh, a veteran judge on "The X Factor" in the U.K., says he will leave the music talent show after the upcoming season. The Irish music manager has been on the Simon Cowell developed show on ITV since its launch. "I'v ...

  5. 'X Factor' U.K. Judge Louis Walsh to Quit After 10 Years

    August 07, 2013 2:21 AM EDT Louis Walsh, a veteran judge on "The X Factor" in the U.K., says he will leave the music talent show after the upcoming season. The Irish music manager has been on the Simon Cowell developed show on ITV since its launch. "I've ...

  6. Sharon Osbourne With Return To U.K.’s 'X Factor' as Judge

    May 23, 2013 5:04 AM EDT Sharon Osbourne will return to the U.K. version of Simon Cowell's The X Factorfor its 10th season later this year, TV network ITV announced Wednesday. Osbourne will replace Tulisa Contostavlos. She will join Take That superstar Gary Barlow, N ...

  7. Cheryl Cole Axed from U.K. 'X Factor,' Kelly Rowland Tapped As New Judge

    May 31, 2011 12:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 She's been unceremoniously dropped from the U.S. show. Now ITV and Simon Cowell have announced that Cheryl Cole will not be part of the lineup of the British version of "X Factor" either. The announcement, which came as Cowell returne ...

  8. 'X Factor' Returns With A Spice Girl

    August 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "The X Factor" returns to ITV1 in the U.K. on Saturday (Aug. 21) and the channel will be hoping ratings for the first episode of the seventh series top the impressive 9.9 million for last year's opener. Viewers will see a few change ...

  9. Boyzone Singer Stephen Gately Died Of Fluid On The Lungs

    October 13, 2009 9:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 A post mortem carried out on Boyzone singer Stephen Gately on the Spanish island of Majorca revealed on Tuesday that he died of fluid on the lungs, a court official said on Tuesday. The preliminary findings of the post mortem were given to the decea ...

  10. Girls Aloud Nabs U.K. Xmas No. 1

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The girls won yesterday (Dec. 22) at the end of a week of media hype over the race for the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single. The two-horse race between the male and female groups created from the ITV tal The girls won yesterday (Dec. 22) at the en ...

  11. American DJ Sanchez Overtakes U.K. Singles Chart

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the latest denizen of clubland to go overground on the U.K. pop chart, after his single "Another Chance" (Defected) raced to No. 1 on the territory's singles chart yesterday ( U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the late ...