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The X Factor: Celebrity - Everything you need to know

The full line up for Celebrity X Factor has been confirmed!

The X Factor: Celebrity

by Emma Dodds |

Rumours have been swirling for a while about a celebrity version of The X Factor - and now ITV have finally CONFIRMED the show, as well as the official celebrity line-up who will be performing in front of judges Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger.

Apparently, the winner will be offered a real, serious record deal with £3 million in the pot to tempt famous faces into taking part, with an insider saying, "It’s a proper competition and they want people who can really sing but who are big personalities too."

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Celebrity X Factor Line-Up RADIO STACKED

Megan McKenna
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Reality star Megan McKenna has ditched her reality roots in recent years to focus on her music career, releasing a country album called 'Story Of Me' in 2018.

Will she impress the judges?

Jenny Ryan
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As well as her recent appearance on Celebrity MasterChef, The Chase legend Jenny Ryan showcased her singing talents.

Max and Harvey
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British lads Max and Harvey have enjoyed a massive rise in fame thanks to the app musical.ly. Although they've both been performing since they were kids, the duo have now performed to massive crowds across the world.

V5
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Social media stars Sofia, Alondra, Laura, Wendii and Natalie have joined forces to create girl group V5.

Kevin McHale
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American actor Kevin McHale is no stranger to the music world! Kevin appeared on hit show Glee as Artie Abrams, before landing a music deal with Universal Music Group. Unfortunately, he lost his place on the show in Week 4.

Try Stars
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Rugby stars Thom Evans, Ben Foden and Levi Davis have all teamed up to create a Sports Supergroup called Try Stars. Sadly, they left the competition in Week 5 with Vinnie Jones.

Vinnie Jones
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After initially pulling out of the show following the tragic death of his wife Tanya in July, Vinnie Jones was invited to the live shows by Simon Cowell, with the former footballer saying, "I'd be honoured, she would love me to do it." Sadly, he left the competition in Week 5 with Try Stars.

Hayley Hasselhoff
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David Hasselhoff's 27-year-old daughter Hayley was sent packing after her audition. Hayley failed to impress her mentor Louis Walsh, meaning she didn't make it to the live shows.

Cole and Edwards
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Former Strictly dancer Brendan and former Holby City actor Jeremy were also sent home after their initial audition, failing to impress mentor Simon Cowell.

Ricki Lake
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Ricki Lake lost her place on the show when she received the lowest votes from the public during the first live show.

Olivia Olson
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Despite Simon Cowell telling her she could 'win' the show, Love Actually actress Olivia Olson was sent home during the first live show.

Jonny Labey
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Despite getting a 'safe seat' during the first live show, former EastEnders actor Jonny Labey was given the boot in Week Two.

Victoria Ekanoye
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After quitting Coronation Street in January this year, soap star Victoria Ekanoye landed a role on Celebrity X Factor, but her time on the show was cut short when she was voted out in the second live show.

No Love Lost
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Despite singing some of their original songs on the show, Love Island stars Samira Mighty, Eyal Booker, Zara McDermott and Wes Nelson were given the boot during the third live show.

Martin Bashir
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After forgetting his lyrics the week before, the third live show proved the end for broadcasting legend Martin Bashir.

When will The X Factor: Celebrity air?

The X Factor: Celebrity will air on ITV in October.

Which channel will Celebrity X Factor be on?

The celebrity version of The X Factor will air on ITV.

Who will be on the Celebrity X Factor judging panel?

Although Sinitta has thrown her hat into the ring, and it may have seemed unlikely that Simon would let this opportunity go by, Louis Walsh has now confirmed who will sit on the Celebrity X Factor judging panel: himself, Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger.

Celebrity X Factor
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Who will host The X Factor: Celebrity

Dermot O'Leary, of course! He told Metro.co.uk, "Back this year, yes. That’s as much as I know."

Is there a trailer for Celebrity X Factor?

Yes! After months of rumours, ITV released a one-minute long video in September, teasing which celebs will appear on the show.

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