Justin Bieber to Appear on 'X Factor' Italy

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Justin Bieber performs at 102.7 KIIS FM's 2015 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, Calif.  

Coming off of his triumphant sweep at the MTV EMAs in Milan, Justin Bieber is making another Italian appearance, on X Factor Italy, Thursday night on Sky Italia.

Bieber’s appearance follows a strong list of guest appearances on Italy’s version of X Factor, which also saw a special '80s night this season with Duran Duran.

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The winner of the first season of X Factor Italy, Francesca Michielin, also will perform Thursday night. There are still 11 competitors vying for the title this season.

The Italian version of the show has been a huge hit for Sky, which has renewed its deal to license the show from FremantleMedia through 2018.

Bieber had a glorious evening in Milan on Sunday at the MTV EMAs, where he took home a whopping six awards, for best male, best look, biggest fans, best collaboration, best Canadian act and best North American act.

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The Canadian pop singer broke the record for career EMA wins, with 18 in total. The previous record, at 15, was held by Eminem.


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