The final performance show of the first season of The X Factor New Zealand didn’t rock my world nearly as much as the ground underneath me did yesterday.
Popstar, The X Factor judge and actor Stan Walker is coming into the Stuff office today to answer all your questions. The Australian born Maori boy whose trademark “yous-isms” and “bro-ups” have drawn some criticism is hitting the road for his “World Tour of New Zealand” in September.
Australian singer and dancer Tim “Timomatic” Omaji knows a thing or two about TV talent shows. He made his mark on So You Think You Can Dance in 2009, placing seventh, and then appeared on Australia’s Got Talent in 2011, placing third.
More than 6000 hopefuls have tried out for the X Factor in a 27-town pre-audition marathon, and yesterday we saw the final five. That’s a fact .
Let’s start with some good news. With only six contestants left, Sunday’s live show of The X Factor has shaved off a good hour from its original 135 minutes of screening time
It was another tough night at the X Factor judging table.
He’s not quite the last man Stan(ding), but he is now all alone in the middle of the road. Stan Walker’s last X Factor mentoree, Anna Wilson, got the boot last night leaving the Over 25s category pensioned off.
On Sunday night X Factor host Dominic Bowden said: “Something is sure; Somebody is going home right at 8 o’clock tomorrow.” That was obviously a promise only waiting to be crushed to pieces.
Before Melanie Blatt came to New Zealand to take on the job as judge at The X Factor she had never heard of Stan Walker or Ruby Frost, and the only Kiwi band she knew was Crowded House. “I wasn’t sure how Ruby was going to do this
You won’t like Stan Walker when he’s angry (click on this link, it is gold).