2019 fame edition of The X Factor

Season of television series
The X Factor: Celebrity is a british celebrity special edition of The X Factor which premiered on 12 October 2019 on ITV. [ 1 ] It is a vamp version of the 2006 celebrity format The X Factor: Battle of the Stars. Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh judged this series, with Dermot O’Leary presenting the series and Vick Hope hosting Xtra Bites on YouTube. [ 2 ]

The format for the series was announced in 2019, after The X Factor was contracted until 2020. [ 3 ] The fame lineup was announced on 30 September 2019. On 30 November, Megan McKenna won the series with 46.3 % of the vote, with Max and Harvey coating in second station and Jenny Ryan in third gear place. [ 4 ] [ 5 ]

background.

The series ‘ predecessor, The X Factor: Battle of the Stars aired in 2006 as a celebrity personification of The X Factor. It was reported on 26 August 2006 that Cowell had axed Battle of the Stars, describing it as “ otiose ” and adding “ we are never going to do it again. ” however, Cowell late stated in an interview with The Sun on 30 November 2018 that he would consider reviving the show for a second series as a jacob’s ladder special. [ 6 ] The series was first reported in early 2019, as the main series was being put on foramen due to declining ratings. [ 7 ] [ 8 ] On 7 July 2019, Walsh spoke about the return key of the series, stating, “ I go to Los Angeles on Tuesday, I go to Simon ’ second house in Malibu, it ’ mho me, Simon and Nicole, we ’ rhenium doing the fame one. ” [ 9 ] On 22 October 2019, it was revealed that Vick Hope would host Xtra Bites on YouTube, each episode premiered after each live read. [ 10 ] The format of the series differs heavily than Battle of the Stars to bring it more in cable with the main series. celebrated differences between this series and Battle of the Stars are rather of competing for charity, the acts are competing to win a record narrow with Syco Music, and the exist shows, alternatively of being aired daily, are aired every Saturday night, allowing more time inbetween shows for the acts to develop their art .

Acts.

A tormenter, released in September 2019, teased the likely contestants of the series, of which include : a film star, model, on-line influencers, professional dancer, social media stars and a soap star. [ 11 ] The full line-up was revealed on 30 September 2019. [ 12 ] Cowell mentored the Groups, Walsh mentored the 16-30s and Scherzinger mentored the Over 31s. During auditions, Cowell ’ s America’s Got Talent co-judge Howie Mandel and American Idol co-judge Randy Jackson appeared as node judges. Key :

– Winner
– Runner-Up
– Eliminated In The Live shows
– Eliminated In The Auditions

Notes.

Auditions.

The audition march took plaza in Los Angeles, California. The celebrity acts were all asked to meet with O’Leary in a location where they then spent two days with the production team working on vocal trail and sung choices. They then auditioned for Cowell, Walsh and Scherzinger at a house party in Malibu consisting of diverse singers, songwriters, record producers and talent judges for the acts to perform in movement of. Some of the guest judges that the celebrities got to perform in front of were as follows : [ 13 ]

Vinnie Jones, who was due to take part in the show, was ineffective to fly to Los Angeles for his audition ascribable to the death of his wife Tanya Terry on 6 July 2019. Cowell personally called Jones two months later and offered him an categoric place in the live shows .

Notes.

  1. ^ Love Islanders changed their appoint to No Love Lost before survive shows .
  2. ^ Ryan was originally eliminated in the Auditions, but on 21 October 2019, she was brought back into the contest .

alive shows.

Results compendious.

Colour key
 – Act was eliminated by their mentor
Act was in the bottom three but received the fewest votes and was immediately eliminated
 – Act received the fewest public votes and was immediately eliminated (no sing-off)
 – Act received the most public votes

 –

Act was given a Safe Seat from the judges
Weekly results per act[15]
Act Auditions Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Quarter-Final Semi-Final Final
First Vote Second Vote
Megan McKenna Advanced 1st
26.7%
1st
30.1%
1st
25.7%
1st
21.6%
1st
28.6%
1st
40.6%
Winner
46.3%
Max and Harvey 5th
10.6%
3rd
12.2%
Safe
Seat
4th
14.0%
3rd
16.9%
2nd
27.5%
Runner-Up
27.1%
Jenny Ryan Eliminated Safe
Seat
5th
10.4%
2nd
25.5%
3rd
14.5%
2nd
17.2%
3rd
21.2%
3rd
22.4%
V5 Advanced 6th
8.7%
4th
12.0%
5th
11.0%
5th
10.5%
5th
11.1%
4th
10.7%
Eliminated ( final )
Try Star Safe
Seat
Safe
Seat
3rd
17.5%
2nd
20.8%
4th
15.7%
Eliminated ( semi-final )
Vinnie Jones 2nd
16.5%
2nd
14.0%
Safe
Seat
6th
10.1%
6th
10.5%
Kevin McHale 7th
7.9%
Safe
Seat
Safe
Seat
7th
8.5%
Eliminated (quarter-final)
No Love Lost 3rd
11.2%
Safe
Seat
4th
13.7%
Eliminated (week 3)
Martin Bashir 8th
3.7%
6th
9.3%
6th
6.6%
Jonny Labey Safe
Seat
7th
6.6%
Eliminated (week 2)
Victoria Ekanoye 4th
10.7%
8th
5.4%
Olivia Olson 9th
2.9%
Eliminated (week 1)
Ricki Lake 10th
1.1%
Hayley Hasselhoff Eliminated Eliminated (Auditions)
Cole & Edwards
Final Showdown N/A Bashir,
Olson
Bashir,
Labey
No Love Lost,
V5
Jones,
McHale
Try Star,
V5
No sing-off or judges’ votes: results were based on public votes alone
Walsh’s vote
to eliminate (16-30s)
Hasselhoff Bashir Bashir No Love Lost Jones N/A
Scherzinger’s vote
to eliminate (Over 31s)
Ryan Olson Labey No Love Lost McHale Try Star
Cowell’s vote
to eliminate (Groups)
Cole & Edwards Olson None (abstained) N/A McHale Try Star
Eliminated Cole & Edwards
by Cowell
Ricki Lake
1.1%
to save
Victoria Ekanoye
5.4%
to save
Martin Bashir
6.6%
to save
Kevin McHale
2 of 3 votes
Majority
Vinnie Jones
10.5%
to save
V5
10.7%
to save
Jenny Ryan
22.4%
to win
Hayley Hasselhoff
by Walsh
Olivia Olson
2 of 3 votes
Majority
Jonny Labey
1 of 2 votes
Deadlock
No Love Lost
2 of 2 votes
Majority
Try Star
2 of 2 votes
Majority
Max and Harvey
27.1%
to win
Jenny Ryan
by Scherzinger

week 1 ( 26 October ).

  • Theme: Express Yourself
Judges’ votes to eliminate
  • Walsh: Martin Bashir – backed his own act, Olivia Olson.
  • Scherzinger: Olivia Olson – backed her own act, Martin Bashir.
  • Cowell: Olivia Olson – concluded that the public would like to see Bashir through to next week more.

workweek 2 ( 2 November ).

Judges’ votes to eliminate
  • Walsh: Martin Bashir – backed his own act, Jonny Labey.
  • Scherzinger: Jonny Labey – backed her own act, Martin Bashir.
  • Cowell abstained from voting as he wanted to hear the public’s opinion and sent the result to deadlock.

With the acts in the bottom two receiving one vote each, the solution went to deadlock and reverted to the earlier public vote. Jonny Labey was eliminated as the act with the fewest populace votes .

week 3 ( 9 November ).

Judges’ votes to eliminate
  • Walsh: No Love Lost – based his decision on whom he thought would sell more records.
  • Scherzinger: No Love Lost – said that she liked V5 more consistently throughout the competition.
  • Cowell was not required to vote as there was already a majority and did not say how he would have voted as both were his own acts. However, in response to No Love Lost’s elimination, he said that he would organise a public vote to bring back one of the eliminated acts for the final.

however, voting statistics revealed that No Love Lost received more votes than V5 which meant that if the leave went to deadlock, No Love Lost would have advanced to the quarter-final and V5 would have been eliminated .

workweek 4 : Quarter-Final ( 16 November ).

At the begin of the prove, Cowell stated that Safe Seats would nobelium retentive be used due to negative viewer reception, therefore all acts would face the public vote. This is besides the lone live express with one dissenter going home .
shortly before the judges voted, Jones announced that he did not wish to obstruct McHale ‘s progress and requested to withdraw .

Judges’ votes to eliminate
  • Scherzinger: Kevin McHale – backed her own act, Vinnie Jones.
  • Walsh: Vinnie Jones – backed his own act, Kevin McHale.
  • Cowell: Kevin McHale – Disregarded Jones’ request to leave and said he was going with his heart, believing that Jones still had a chance of winning the competition.

week 5 : Semi-Final ( 23 November ).

At the start of the appearance, O’Leary announced that Cowell ‘s request for a wildcard vote had to be declined, and that four finalists would be found amongst the remaining six acts .

Judges’ votes to eliminate
  • Scherzinger: Try Star – opted to save V5 as she was “all about girl power”.
  • Cowell: Try Star – commended Try Star on their overall progress in the competition as they had not been singers before, but ultimately felt that V5 had a better chance of being successful outside the show.
  • Walsh was not required to vote as there was already a majority and did not say how he would have voted.

however, voting statistics revealed that Try Star received more votes than V5 which meant that if the consequence went to deadlock, Try Star would have advanced to the concluding and V5 would have been eliminated .

workweek 6 : Final ( 30 November ).

Following the announcement that McKenna had won, she performed her winner ‘s individual, “ It Must Have Been Love “ .

reception.

Ratings.

Episode Air date Official rating
(millions)[20]
Weekly
rank[20]
Auditions 1 12 October 2019 6.26 7
Auditions 2 19 October 2019 5.08 11
Live show 1 26 October 2019 N/A Outside top 15
Live show 2 2 November 2019
Live show 3 9 November 2019
Live show 4 16 November 2019
Live show 5 23 November 2019
Live final 30 November 2019

Notes.

  • ^1ITV Hub using BARB’s four-screen dashboard system (includes viewers watching on tablets/smartphones).
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References.

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