Reality TV

Reality TV is such a big part of the entertainment world that we decided to give it a category all to itself - blog posts about any reality show you want: American Idol, X Factor, Big Brother, America's Got Talent and much more.

Finalist of 'The Voice UK' J Marie Cooper is hosting a singing masterclass with City Academy

On Saturday 23rd March, singing powerhouse and ‘The Voice' finalist J Marie Cooper has joined forces with City Academy to launch a one day singing masterclass at Sadler's Wells.

J Marie Cooper wowed Judges Will.I.Am and Jessie J (who described her as 'a star of an artist') when she sailed through her blind audition for her appearance on the BBC's show.

Is The X Factor just for pop stars?

Judge Tulisa Contostavlos described Lucy Spraggan as "one of the most unique artists this competition has ever seen", after her self-penned ballad 'Mountains' went down a storm with the X Factor audience on Saturday night.  

But why is she so unique in the competition, when her style and genre are nothing new to the world of music as a whole?  It could be argued that the show is only interested in a certain type of music and voice.  The pop star image is almost as important to getting into the final as your vocal ability.  

The X Factor: It's all about the talent...or the judges?

When The X Factor launched itself onto our screens in 2004, with Simon Cowell leading the panel of industry experts Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne, the message was clear: finding fresh musical talent.  Nine series' and 10 judges later, it seems that the judges of today are more concerned about bickering between themselves than giving someone a well-deserved break in the tough industry.

Bianca Gascoigne auditions for X Factor 2012: What other audition songs are we bored of?

  • Posted on: 15 September 2012
  • By: Mondula

Oh how exciting! Celebrity Z-list royalty Bianca Gascoigne auditioned for The X Factor tonight. Seriously. I think the girl must have some kind of attention defecit disorder. She hasn't been on a reality TV show in a couple of years, so she decided to show up for X Factor to scratch some weird "be on telly" itch.