The X Factor (2004– )

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A British music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions.

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Louis Walsh ...
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Peter Dickson ...
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 Herself - Judge / ... (148 episodes, 2004-2013)
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A British music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions.

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It's time to face the music

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Series winners: Steve Brookstein (series 1), Shayne Ward (series 2), Leona Lewis (series 3), Leon Jackson (series 4), Alexandra Burke (series 5), Joe McElderry (series 6), Matt Cardle (series 7), Little Mix (series 8), James Arthur (series 9), Sam Bailey (series 10), Ben Haenow (series 11). See more »

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Simon Cowell: [to a bad auditionee] You couldn't win this competition even if you were the only one in it!
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The circus comes to town
15 December 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In about July when we are bemoaning another wash out summer or a heat wave over the hill to greet us comes The X Factor and the circus rolls in to town.

From sob stories to people deluded about their own talent for the last 10 years the show has brought us everything. The judges have come and gone but the hunt for talent seems to have continued regardless despite the endless claims that it ruins the music industry or is making people a laughing stock.

Sure, not everyone who has won it has gone on to great things and the ratings seem to be on the skid but for pure Saturday night entertainment The X Factor has delivered year on year.


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