The X Factor returns! Who will we discover next?

The X Factor is back, so why not let Dermot O'Leary take us down memory lane with some of Britain's biggest pop stars who all began their journey right here!

Who will be discovered next? Find out when The X Factor returns to ITV this autumn.

Remember these great X Factor groups? Find out how YOU can apply here!

One Direction came third in 2010, went on to dominate the world & the rest they say is 'History'

From One Direction to Little Mix, The X Factor is known for producing some great Groups but, have you got what it takes to follow in their footsteps?

We’re hosting a special Groups-only audition open day on Saturday, 10th June at 1 Stephen Street, London, W1T 1AL! All you need to do is turn up from 9.30am – 4pm, and make sure you arrive early for a guaranteed audition.

And to celebrate, here's a throwback to some of our favourite band's that have graced the XF stage for inspiration...

Liverpool, there's still time to Audition! Here are our Top 5

The X Factor Auditions are coming to Liverpool very soon so don't miss your chance to show off your talent as there's still time to apply online via video or through WhatsApp!

Our Judges will be arriving in town in the near future, so make sure you submit your Audition using the above methods to show them why you have The X Factor!

See who you could be following in the footsteps of below with our Top 5 Auditions from Liverpool...

Manchester, these guys have The X Factor - do you?

The X Factor 2017 Auditions are coming to Manchester this Sunday (14th May) and there’s been some pretty big names who have tried their luck in the city before.

Yep, if a previous winner of the show wasn’t enough, Manchester saw not one, but THREE members of One Direction perform for our Judges, putting them well on their way to super-stardom.

See below for some of our favourites from Manchester and how YOU can Audition…

Quiz: How well do you remember Harry Styles' X Factor journey?

Happy Harry Styles' day!

To celebrate the release of Harry Styles' first EVER solo single, Sign Of The Times, we're officially branding today, 7th April, Harry Styles day... Hurrah!

But, before you get lost in Harry's dreamy vocals, it's time to take a trip down X Factor memory lane and see how well YOU remember the One Direction star's journey to the top.

Are you Harry's biggest fan? Find out just how much you know below...

X Factor auditions are in Dublin this week!

There’s no doubt about it, Ireland has produced some unforgettable acts throughout XFactor's history! From Eoghan Quigg melting the hearts of a nation in 2008, to Jedward's unique take on pop in 2009, not forgetting Mary Byrne's transformation from Tesco till worker to showstopping diva and, of course, the discovery of Mullingar schoolboy turned global superstar; Niall Horan! So we're delighted to announce that The X Factor is returning to Ireland!

From Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th April, open auditions will be held in St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, Dublin, from 9AM to 6PM (Sunday 11AM to 6PM) and we are expecting the level of talent to be better than ever! Could 2017 be the year we find our first ever Irish winner?