Posts Tagged: the x-factor

INTERVIEW: Niall Horan On Moving At His Own Pace And New Solo Album

Since 2010, Niall Horan has been on quite the rollercoaster. The Irish-born singer first came to fame on “The X-Factor” across the pond, where Simon Cowell hatched the bright idea to pair him and four other contestants together. What followed was a phenomenon: five chart-topping albums, sold-out stadium tours and millions upon millions of screaming… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Little Mix Wraps ‘Dream’ Week With MSG Performance

It wasn’t all a dream… it actually came true for Little Mix last week. The girl group, which is currently supporting Ariana Grande her “Dangerous Woman” tour, traveled through a schedule last week that is hectic even by the girls’ standards. Little Mix started in Uncasville, Connecticut at the original Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday… Read more »


INTERVIEW: Here’s How Louis Tomlinson’s Fans Are Paying Tribute To His Mother

Louis Tomlinson is the latest One Direction bandmate to release music during the 1D-hiatus, but the single has resonated on a different level with the ever-passionate One Direction fandom. The 24 year-old teamed up with DJ/producer Steve Aoki for the song, “Just Hold On.” Tomlinson offered an emotional performance of the track on “The X-Factor”… Read more »

INTERVIEW: It Took Leona Lewis Almost Two Years To Do This…

On September 4, 2014, Leona Lewis wrote a letter to her fans. Posted via a snapshot on Twitter, the singer talked about a “rollercoaster year” and “taking the huge step away from Syco and Sony.” Syco Entertainment is Simon Cowell’s record label; Lewis landed with Cowell after winning “The X-Factor” in the UK over eight… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Maplewood NJ’s Bea Miller On X-Factor, New Music

Maplewood, NJ’s Bea Miller stopped by “Ralphie Tonight.” She first called in to the show a few years ago when she was a finalist on “The X-Factor.” Now 15 years old, the singer is signed to Hollywood Records and released an EP called Young Blood. The title track is the first single. Miller also talked… Read more »

INTERVIEW: ‘X-Factor’ Judge Kelly Rowland Conscious Of Becoming An Internet Meme

It certainly isn’t easy spending your career in the limelight, especially in the day of instant reaction on Twitter and instant meme-ification on Tumblr. “The X-Factor” judge Kelly Rowland is well-aware of this. “Sometimes it’s really hard for me to hide my facial expressions because… it’s hard,” Rowland tried to explain during a chat at… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Demi Lovato Continues to Break Down Stereotypes With Music, Charity Work

You could probably guess that Demi Lovato wasn’t going to throw your stereotypical 21st birthday party this August 20. But could you have guessed that Lovato would travel far outside of America to partake in charity work? “I’m actually going to go to Africa,” Lovato said of her birthday plans. After performing on “Good Morning… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Carly Rose Sonenclar Preps For Her First Solo Concerts This Weekend

Growing up in Mamaroneck, NY, Carly Rose Sonenclar is no stranger to Rye Playland. “I used to go all the time,” she recalled during a sit-down interview with “The Ralphie Show.” “I haven’t gone in a while for the rides, but my friends and I are going to try and do that.” But first, Sonenclar… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Carly Rose Sonenclar To Headine NYC Show For First Time

Most 14 year-olds aren’t taking time off of school to do press surrounding their first headlining concert. Of course, Carly Rose Sonenclar isn’t your typical teenager. “The Westchester, NY-native and “X-Factor” runner-up will play the Best Buy Theater on August 10. “On the way here I was driving by, and I drove past the Best… Read more »