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One of the biggest names in the company was One Direction, who signed with the record label after finishing third on the X-Factor in 2010.

The group is made up of Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan – all of whom have since forged successful solo careers following their split in 2016.

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Little Mix became the first band to win the X-Factor in 2011 and have since become one of the most successful bands on the show.

The group have been named one of the greatest girl groups of all time, the greatest girl group of the 2010s and have been described as “the greatest girl group in the world”.

Band members include Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall – with Jesy Nelson departing in 2020.

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Camila Cabello is an American singer and songwriter of Cuban origin. She rose to prominence as a member of girl group Fifth Harmony, formed on The X Factor in 2012.

She has amassed billions of streams across music platforms, and his song Havana became the best-selling digital single of 2018.

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Another star included Leona Lewis, who won the third series of the X-Factor in 2006.

The lead single from her debut album Bleeding Love spent seven weeks at number one in 2007.

Leona became the first British female solo artist to reach the top five with eight singles following the release of her Christmas single with One More Sleep.

Fifth Harmony

Fifth Harmony finished third on the US version of the X-Factor in 2012, then signed a recording contract with Syco.

Members include Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui and Normani Kordei.

Camilla Cabello was also in the group before deciding to go solo.


Westlife consists of Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Kian Egan, Nicky Byrne and formerly Brian McFadden.

In Ireland, they have 11 number one albums with a total of 13 top albums, 16 number one singles as well as 34 top fifty singles.

Alexandra Burque

Alexandra Burke won the fifth series of X-Factor in 2008,

Burke released the winner’s single Hallelujah, which became the European record holder for the most singles sold in a 24-hour period, selling 105,000 in one day.

In June 2014, Burke replaced Beverley Knight in the lead role of Rachel Marron in the West End musical The Bodyguard.

Ella Henderson

Ella Henderson came sixth in the 2012 X-Factor series, despite being the favorite to win.

Her debut album included the song Ghost, which topped the charts in 2014.

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