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One Direction Heading To 'X Factor'! (VIDEO)

Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen

It's going to be a big week on "X Factor USA." After months of auditions and many rounds of eliminations, thousands of hopeful contestants have finall...

Britney Spears' Worst Habit

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 11.06.2012 | Celebrity

If there's an ultimate red carpet no-no, it's got to be chewing gum. Britney Spears is a serial offender when it comes to snapping the stuff while...

'Little Things' Gets A Sweet Cover (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 11.06.2012 | Teen

From one British boy band to the next, One Direction's "Little Things" is the song that keeps on giving. Another "X Factor UK"-created band, District3...

The Best Thing About 'The X Factor'

Denette Wilford | Posted 01.06.2013 | TV
Denette Wilford

Simon Cowell used to be the draw of 'The X Factor,' but someone has usurped his position as the main reason to watch. It's not Simon's nemesis, L.A. Reid, and it's not the big name (Britney Spears), either.

Meet The 'X Factor' Teen Team! (VIDEO)

Posted 11.05.2012 | Teen

It should be no surprise to 'X Factor' fans that here at HuffPost Teen, we were rooting for the under 21 team (under the mentorship of Britney Spears)...

WATCH: Britney Can't Say 'Ke$ha'

Posted 11.02.2012 | Celebrity

We understand, Britney Spears ... the dollar sign makes things confusing. Or at least it appeared that way on Thursday's episode of "The X Factor,"...

'The X Factor': Girl Group 1432 Perform A Demi Lovato Song In Front Of Demi Lovato

Posted 11.02.2012 | TV

In "The X Factor's" first live results show of the season, girl group 1432 were forced to sing for survival -- and they refused to play it safe. T...

'The X Factor': How Did Khloe Kardashian Odom Do In Her Debut?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.01.2012 | TV

"The X Factor" went live and brought with it a pair of new hosts. As anticipated, veteran emcee Mario Lopez was joined by newcomer -- to hosting, that...

Which Presidential Candidate Has The 'X Factor'? (VIDEO)

Posted 10.24.2012 | Teen

The American people can be pretty tough to please, as reactions to the presidential debates have shown. But now, presidential candidates Barack Obama ...

The Camp Factor

Daniel Browne | Posted 12.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Daniel Browne

Yes, Rylan Clark embodies a gay stereotype, but is that really such a bad thing? By camping it up each Saturday night, is he really bringing shame on the gay community? I don't think so. In fact, I think he should be celebrated for being such a beacon of pride on primetime television.

'X Factor' Brings A Family Together

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 10.20.2012 | TV

"The X Factor" hasn't even reached the live shows yet, but for one contestant, dreams are already coming true. David Correy, who will be competing ...

5 Things We're Into This Week! (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2012 | Teen

This is the latest installment in a series where the HuffPost Teen editors round up five things they're excited about each week -- from new video game...

Chris Rene Reveals Life and Music After The X Factor (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Having just released his debut album, I'm Right Here, on October 2, singer-songwriter Chris Rene stops by What's Trending to perform his original tune, "Rockin' With You," and take questions from loyal fans, a.k.a. Reneliens.

It's Official: Khloe Kardashian & Mario Lopez To Host 'X Factor'

Posted 10.16.2012 | TV

After months of speculation, Fox has chosen Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez as hosts of "The X Factor" Season 2, the network announced Tuesday....

Can We Please Put The EX In X Factor?

Daniel Warner | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Warner

I hate X Factor. I make no secret of it. It infuriates, upsets and troubles me. It's like a manipulative ex who the rest of the family love but whom was actually inherently mad, bad and dangerous to know.

An Open Letter to Simon Cowell: We Can Help

D.J. Grothe | Posted 11.29.2012 | Weird News
D.J. Grothe

Dear Mr. Cowell: I recently learned that you believe your home contains negative energy, and that you invited a "house healer" to banish the foul feelings from your Los Angeles residence.

Teen's Romantic Moment On 'X Factor' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 09.28.2012 | Teen

Ready to swoon? Owen Stuart didn't just write his long-distance girlfriend Tori a love song -- he performed it on national TV. On Thursday night, the ...

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From Episode 6

Laura Prudom | Posted 11.27.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

As cringe-inducing as it was to watch a 13-year-old frolicking around the stage to the decidedly adult LMFAO number, Trevor performed admirably considering he'd been passed out not long before.

'X Factor' Recap: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From Episode 5

Laura Prudom | Posted 11.26.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

Britney and her manager were conspiring to mess with one of the assistants by sending him on a wild goose chase for a straw hat and a tiara, while Simon decided to arrive on an electric scooter with a police escort. Just another "X Factor" audition show ...

The X Factor Wins Over Social Media Fans (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

TheXFactorUSA was plagued by some relentless thunderstorms during auditions in Greensboro, NC. The turbulent weather conditions even managed to creep their way into the venue.

'X Factor' Contestants Jessica, Diamond and Panda Embody the American Dream

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

With all the negativity out there today directed towards the "have-nots," I'm so happy that a show like X Factor can provide a chance to make it, based purely on talent and effort, and not on the bank account you were born with.

'X Factor': The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From Greensboro

Laura Prudom | Posted 09.21.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

After Wednesday night's episode managed to cram more talent in two hours than both of last week's installments combined, that could only mean we were destined for a deluge of dreck in Greensboro.

'X Factor': The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From Episode 3

Laura Prudom | Posted 11.19.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

We kicked off episode 3 in Kansas City, where the big news in the arena was that poor, delicate Simon Cowell was feeling under the weather and was skipping the auditions, presumably to roll around on a bed covered in $100 bills.

You Won't Believe This 13-Year-Old's Voice (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.19.2012 | Teen

Last week, a star was born on "The X Factor." When 13-year-old Carly Rose Sonenclar took the stage -- wearing sandals and jean shorts -- and announced...

Did 'X-Factor' Force Britney's Ex-Duet Partner To Admit He's Gay?

Posted 09.14.2012 | Gay Voices

One of Britney Spears' former collaborators is crying foul after claiming that he was forced into an emotional onstage revelation that was removed fro...