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Get set for The X Factor: Celebrity!

Updated: Sep 6, 2021

This year, The X Factor is back but not as we know it… Well-known faces with dreams of becoming superstar singers will be fighting for the chance to be crowned The X Factor 2019 Champion in The X Factor: Celebrity.

This brand-new take on the nation’s most talked about music talent show will make its debut on TV screens this October and will feature some of the biggest names from the world of music, film, sport, television and social media.

The celebrity hopefuls will be leaving their comfort zones at the door as they battle it out in LA to make it through the first stage and all the way to the live shows in London to ultimately win a life changing record deal.

Music mogul Simon Cowell, ‘Shermazing’ Nicole Scherzinger and fan favourite Louis Walsh are returning as judges and reuniting with Mr Saturday Night himself, Dermot O’Leary for this unmissable series

The celebrity singing sensations lined up to sing for Simon and co in LA are:


Journalist, Martin Bashir

Talk Show host, Ricki Lake

Quiz show champion, Jenny Ryan

Actress, Victoria Ekanoye


Reality star, Megan McKenna

Model and Actress, Hayley Hasselhoff

Soap star, Jonny Labey

Film star, Olivia Olson

Actor, Kevin McHale


Reality stars Samira MightyZara McDermottWes Nelson and Eyal Booker who form The Islanders

Sports stars Ben FodenThom Evans and Levi Davis who form Try Star

Professional dancer, Brendan Cole and actor, Jeremy Edwards who form Cole and Edwards

Social Media Stars and CBBC Presenters Max and Harvey

Influencers Sofia, Alondra, Laura, Wendii and Natalie who make up V5

So, can the Love Islanders really hold a tune? Can Ricki Lake sing as well as she can talk? Will Martin Bashir crumble under the pressure? Viewers will have to wait and see, on what promises to showcase these celebrities as they’ve never been seen before. 


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