Greymouth’s Jackie Thomas has been crowned the winner of the first season of The X Factor New Zealand. More than 6000 hopefuls had auditioned to be in the running to win the title, a record contract with Sony and a car.
Dominic Bowden, host of The X Factor NZ, knows exactly what it takes to make the show a success. “If we haven’t got the talent, people will switch off,” he says
Boy, oh boy. You are in for a treat today X Factor fans.
What started really slow ended without any surprises. We all know The X Factor is not about finding an artist who is incredibly talented and appreciated by its peers.
The journey to fame begins at the base of Auckland’s Sky Tower, where some of the 300 hopefuls who passed the initial selection process have gathered for live auditions for The X Factor NZ. Wannabe rappers in basketball jerseys mingle with women in expensively daring dresses as they wait in line for their shot at fame
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