Sam Bailey, Tamera Foster, Rough Copy, Nicholas McDonald and Luke Friend make up 2013's final five, but what do the judges say and who looks set to make it to this year's final? Emma Daly weighs up the facts...
What fate awaits James Arthur? Perhaps the careers of his predecessors can offer an insight...
Squiddly and Diddly are already backing the US X Factor judge's groups - and they've got their dressing room demands sorted
Dermot’s shuffle was a real highlight of the show and the new format is missing this cheeky opening, says Emma Daly
It’s a fight for the X Factor throne in brand new TV advert
The ex-N-Dubz singer is convicted of hitting a blogger at the V Festival last August and fined £200
The channel’s cameras have been following the former X Factor judge - a documentary will air on Monday following the collapse of her trial
Walking down the aisle in a beautiful white dress is supposed to be every girl’s dream, but some celebs don't want any attention on their big day...
Rumours suggest a fifth judge will mentor a wildcard category in this year’s live shows and eliminate judging deadlocks. But returning to the public vote is part of the fun for viewers, says Emma Daly
He was only 12-years-old when he started to look after his chronically ill mum – but at what cost?
Singer may have been Team Walsh in Cowell’s absence, but it looks like Sinitta could be back at the music mogul’s side for this year’s Judges’ Houses
The Irish pop duo were left "badly shaken" after getting stranded on shifting sands in north Dublin's Malahide Estuary late Tuesday night
Returning UK judge admits she “went through hell” as she shares the explosive text she sent to Simon Cowell after US axing
The new judging panel isn’t one big happy family quite yet it appears as Cole sits alongside Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell and Mel B