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Comedian 'overwhelmed' by response from public

Reinstated X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne at the first round of auditions in Glasgow.

X Factor judges arrive in Glasgow for first round of auditions

It was sunshine and smiles for The X Factor judges as they arrived for the first of this year's auditions.

Tulisa Contostavlos at the NTAs last night

Police investigate Tulisa Contostavlos over 'cocaine dealing' claims after Sun sting

Police are looking into claims that chart star and past X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos was involved in a drug deal.

The X Factor judge and ex-N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos

Tulisa Contostavlos confirms exit from the X Factor

Tulisa Contostavlos has finally confirmed she will not be returning as a judge to X Factor this year.

Sharon Osbourne looks set to rejoin the X Factor judging panel after securing a £1.5 million deal.

Sharon Osbourne 'will return to replace Tulisa as X Factor judge in £1.5m deal'

Sharon Osbourne, music manager, TV personality, star of The Osbournes and wife of Black Sabbath rocker Ozzy, looks set to rejoin the X Factor judging panel after securing a £1.5 million deal.

The X Factor judge and ex-N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos

Tulisa reunited with long-lost brother after years of searching for him

X Factor star Tulisa Contostavlos has been reunited with her long-lost half-brother after spending years looking for him.

Mel B is in negotiations to judge X Factor 2013

Mel B in talks to judge X Factor 2013

ITV bosses like her "Northern appeal"

The X Factor judge and ex-N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos

Simon Cowell 'to sack Tulisa' as X Factor judge

Judge Tulisa is said to be facing the chop from the X Factor panel in a show revamp.

Page 3 Profile: Dappy, rapper

What an unfortunate name

Rapper Dappy, real name Dino Costas Contostavlos, outside court

N-Dubz rapper Dappy's saliva 'found on victim'

Saliva found on the t-shirt of a victim allegedly involved in a fight with N-Dubz's Dappy has a "billion-to-one" DNA link to the rapper, a court has heard.

Rapper Dappy, real name Dino Costas Contostavlos, outside court

Dappy from N-Dubz 'sparked mob attack after spitting at two girls'

N-Dubz rapper Dappy sparked a "mob attack" at a petrol station when he spat at two girls who refused to get into a car with him and two friends, a court has heard.

Rapper Dappy, real name Dino Costas Contostavlos, outside court

N-Dubz rapper Dappy denies petrol station affray charges

N-Dubz rapper Dappy has pleaded not guilty to three assault charges ahead of a trial for an offence of affray in connection with a fight at a petrol station which left three men with serious facial injuries.

Album review: Tulisa, The Female Boss

Cool grooves but self-help sentiment lacks the X Factor

Monday's child? The Saturdays Rochelle Humes expecting a baby

Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes is expecting her first child with her JLS star husband Marvin, she revealed on Twitter.

Shock as X Factor favourite Ella Henderson axed

Ella Henderson was eliminated from X Factor last night in what was a "great tragedy" and "one of the biggest shocks we've ever had on the results show".

District 3 gets the chop from X Factor

District 3 was eliminated from X Factor after losing the sing off against fellow group Union J in what was a battle of the boybands.

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