A teenage X Factor contestant will showcase her talents with the return of Blackpool Tower’s Skywalk Sunset Sessions. Chloe Rose Moyle was seen singing and playing the guitar on last year’s The X Factor, winning praise from the judges for her own compositions.And next Friday, the 17-year-old from Fleetwood will kick off a month-long residency at the coast’s famous landmark, next Friday, August 3 - and she’ll be following in some prestigious footsteps.In 2013 and 2014, local lad-turned-superstar DJ Danny Howard played at the top of the Tower for the first Sunset Sessions, a feat another local music star John Robb replicated with his band The Membranes in 2014.She said: “I love The Blackpool Tower, it’s where I spent many happy days when I was younger so to perform there is a dream come true for me.“The Skywalk Sunset Sessions are an excellent idea and I’m looking forward to hearing more music from the top of The Tower.”Chloe, who … [Read more...] about X Factor singer Chloe is going up in the world
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It’s been 18 months since the British public voted for Matt Terry as their ‘X Factor’ champion, but the singer has now revealed that he and his record label have parted ways. While it’s customary for a winning ‘X Factor’ act to sign with Simon Cowell’s Syco record label, Matt broke from tradition and joined RCA, a label owned by Sony, whose roster also includes Zayn Malik, Miley Cyrus and former Fifth Harmony singer Normani Kordei. At the time, this move was perceived by many as an attempt to avoid the bad luck a number of ‘X Factor’ acts have experienced with Syco, but over the weekend, Matt confirmed that he’s no longer signed to the label. He told The Sun: “I’m not with Sony any more, as of four days ago.” Matt spent a lot of his teenage years in Spain, with his first post-’X Factor’ release being the Enrique Iglesias collaboration ‘Subeme La Radio’, and he has suggested … [Read more...] about ‘X Factor’ Winner Matt Terry Parts Ways With Record Label After 18 Months
Former ‘X Factor’ winner Joe McElderry was forced to cancel a concert at the eleventh hour last week, after discovering threats had been made against his life. Joe had been scheduled to perform at The Empire in County Durham on Friday night (27 April), and was about to take to the stage when he was informed that the venue had received a death threat against Joe six days prior. He then made the quick decision to call off the sold-out show, later claiming he felt “mortified” to have cancelled at such short notice. A representative for Joe told The Sun: “He was mortified to cancel. Had we known earlier we’d have had extra security and it would have gone ahead.” The newspaper added extra security was hired for Joe’s show in Whitley Bay in North Tyneside the following night. Joe is best known for winning ‘The X Factor’ in 2009, and releasing the winner’s single, ‘The Climb’. Although the track missed out on the … [Read more...] about Former ‘X Factor’ Winner Joe McElderry Cancels Show At Last Minute After Hearing Of Death Threat
JESSIE J has had a varied music career, releasing several chart toppers since 2011. Here's everything you need to know about the singer who's been crowned winner of the Chinese X Factor... Who is Jessie J? Jessica Cornish (a.k.a Jessie J), 30, is a singer-songwriter from Redbridge, London. She began her music career at age 11 when she landed a role in the West End musical Whistle Down The Wind. She studied at the Brit school and rose to fame after signing with Republic Records. Her second single Price Tag reached number one in 19 countries including the UK. In 2014 she dated singer Luke James. The couple split after 11 months but remained good friends. When did Jessie J win the Chinese X Factor? In April 2018 Jessie J won the Chinese version of The X Factor. During the competition she sang her own songs and in the final belted out Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You. Singer follows a similar format to The X Factor and sees music artists from across Asia battle it out for the … [Read more...] about Who is Jessie J, when did she win Chinese X Factor competition, what was her failed album and what are her hit songs?
CRYING into the camera, lost for words and gasping for air, she looked like any other stunned hopeful after winning the Chinese version of X Factor. But this contestant was not your typical winner. This one had already enjoyed huge chart success, fame — and even a stint as a talent show JUDGE. Just six years ago Jessie J was the marque signing of the Beeb’s new big-budget singing competition The Voice, taking her place alongside music royalty Sir Tom Jones and super producer Will.i.am one of the coaches. At that time the Londoner, whose real name is Jessica Ellen Cornish, was the most talked about pop star in Britain, with her early hits Do It Like A Dude and Price Tag becoming teen anthems. So what was Adele’s old Brit School buddy — who once compared her own singing voice to Beyonce and Aretha Franklin — doing apparently slumming it on the other side of the world? Talking of being asked to compete on the Chinese talent show Singer, Jessie, 30, explained: … [Read more...] about How Jessie J’s Chinese X Factor win could breathe new life into her career — after becoming known as an arrogant diva and US flop