X FACTOR UK: LIVE SHOW CHANGES REVEALED 37

Huge changes to The X Factor 2017 have been revealed for this year’s live shows.

There will be six weeks of live rounds on this year’s series, and things will work a lot differently than past series.

Each judge will take four acts into The X Factor Live Episodes. One or more acts will be eliminated from the Programme each night of the elimination weekend. Voting in each voting weekend will be as follows (subject always to the discretion of the Promoter or the Programme’s producer):

All of the acts from two of the judges’ categories will perform on Saturday’s show. After all the acts from the two categories have performed, the vote will open. The act(s) with the lowest number of votes when the vote closes will be eliminated from the competition. Each Saturday, either one or two act(s) will be eliminated as stated in the show. This may be either the act with the lowest number of votes across both categories that performed or the act with the lowest number of votes from each category that performed.

All of the acts from the remaining two judges’ categories will perform on Sunday’s show. After all the acts from the two categories have performed, the vote will open. The act(s) with the lowest number of votes when the vote closes will be eliminated from the competition. Each Sunday, either one or two act(s) will be eliminated as stated in the show. This may be either the act with the lowest number of votes across both categories that performed or the act with the lowest number of votes from each category that performed. In each case, theelimination format, and any specific terms relating to that week’s elimination,will be announced in the applicable on-air interaction information before voting opens.

Semi-final weekend: 25-26 November 2017
Voting terms and conditions for the semi-final of The X Factor (UK) 2017 will be published at a later date.

Final weekend: 02-03 December 2017
Voting terms and conditions for the final of The X Factor (UK) 2017 will be published at a laterdate.

Each Saturday and Sunday night will also see guest stars performing with Liam Payne and Stormzy appearing next weekend.

The very first live show will also see the result of the wild card vote revealed with four extra acts joining the final 12 already through.

Saturday and Sunday saw judges’ houses with the four mentors each picking a trio of acts in their respective categories.

Nicole Scherzinger was first up with the Overs, choosing Kevin Davy White, Matt Linnen and Tracy Leanne Jefford to go through to the live stages.

Next was Sharon Osbourne with the Girls. Grace Davies, Rai-Elle Williams and Holly Tandy all made the live shows.

Sunday it was the turn of the Groups and Simon Cowell selected Sean and Conor Price, The CutKelvins and Rak-Su for the final stages.

Finally, Louis Walsh picked his boys. Lloyd Macey, Spencer Sutherland and Sam Black made it through to the live shows.

They’ll be joined by four wild cards, with viewers currently able to vote through one additional act in each category, to be revealed on Saturday.

The X Factor will be live on Saturday at 8:20PM with the performances and return Sunday at 7PM with the first weekend of live singing.

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JACK MAYNARD REMOVED FROM ‘I’M A CELEB’ 11

Following only 3 Days in the ‘I’m a Celeb’ YouTuber Jack Maynard has been removed from the Australian Jungle. Hosts Ant and Dec confirmed the news and an ITV Spokesperson said;

 “Due to circumstances outside camp Jack has had to withdraw from the show.”

The news of Jack’s premature exit from the show comes after a number of homophobic and racist tweets surfaced from the YouTuber’s Twitter account earlier this week.

Two New Celebrities are being Helicoptered in as we speak with former Scottish Labour leader Kesia Dugdale and Iain Lee due in the jungle tomorrow.

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS 2017: THE WINNERS REVEALED 13

Here are all the winnners from the 2017 American Music Awards.

Lifetime achievement award: Diana Ross

Artist of the year: Bruno Mars

New artist of the year: Niall Horan

Tour of the year: Coldplay

Video of the year: “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars

Alternative artist: Linkin Park

Collaboration of the year: “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, featuring Justin Bieber 

Pop or rock male artist: Bruno Mars

Pop or rock female artist: Lady Gaga

Pop or rock album: “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars

Adult contemporary: Shawn Mendes

Pop rock duo or group: Imagine Dragons

Rap or hip-hop artist: Drake

Rap or hip-hop album: “DAMN.” by Kendrick Lamar

Rap or hip-hop song: “I’m the One” by DJ Khaled

Male country artist: Keith Urban

Female country artist: Carrie Underwood

Country duo or group: Little Big Town

Country song: “Blue Ain’t Your Color” by Keith Urban

Country Album: “Ripcord” by Keith Urban

Soul or R&B male artist: Bruno Mars

Soul or R&B female artist: Beyonce

Soul or R&B album: “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars

Soul or R&B song: “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars

Latin artist: Shakira

Contemporary inspirational artist: Lauren Daigle

Top soundtrack: “Moana”