Gary Barlow, Tulisa Contostavlos and Louis Walsh are back
for the next series of the X Factor with Nicole Scherzinger as a fully-fledged
judge completing the awesome foursome.
The show hasn’t changed much although the locations have
been swapped around, instead of saying “You’re through to London”. They’ll now
have to practice saying, “You’re through to Liverpool”, as that is where the
boot camp stage will take place. The final that takes place on the 9 December
will now be in Manchester’s Central Exhibition Megadrome instead of being in
There’s a whole new lovely of panel of guest; Geri Halliwell
will help out at the Liverpool auditions. Leona Lewis and Rita Ora will be at
the London one’s and Mel B and Anastacia will be at the Manchester and Glasgow
Some more interesting information:
- The Overs category age limit will be raised from 25 to 28.
- The contestants can now sing their own material and play
instruments. Exciting! So get ready for Ed Sheeran/KT Tunstall-alikes.
Before we forget, the 75-minute show airs this Saturday (18
August) at 8pm on ITV.