The veteran Judge makes his return for 2016, having been responsible for spotting and mentoring X Factor acts from day one. After leading Shayne Ward to victory, it'll be his goal to produce another chart-topper!
Sharon Osbourne takes a trip down memory lane with fellow Judges Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh as they take a look back at photos from series one, with the trio noticing that Mrs O looks a little bit different...
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It's ALMOST time to face the music...
With the new series of The X Factor kicking off on ITV this weekend, our Judges and Hosts were out in full force at the press launch, held at London's Ham Yard Hotel.
Check out what went down in pictures below...
After taking a break last year, Louis Walsh has revealed it feels “amazing” to make his return to The X Factor panel, especially as he’s back with his “favourite Judges ever”.
Speaking of how Simon convinced him to take back his seat, Louis said: “Simon and I talk all the time, we’re always good friends and even last year during the show I would call him up and he would just laugh at me every night.
After welcoming back some familiar faces on this year’s X Factor Judging panel, Simon Cowell has confessed that working with Louis Walsh, Sharon Osbourne and Nicole Scherzinger has been “like a little reunion”.
Speaking ahead of the new series, which kicks off on ITV this weekend, the music mogul said that Twitter made him realise just “how much the viewers missed everyone”.