The hit talent show is back on your screens in Autumn for its fifteenth consecutive year.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to enter auditions and who’s lined up for the new judging panel…
When does The X Factor 2018 start?
Producers are yet to announce an official start date for The X Factor this year.
But if it’s anything like last year it’ll hit our screens on Saturday September 1st.
And like all of the past 14 seasons it will be broadcast on it’s home network – ITV.
Who are the new judges?
Last year Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Nicole Scherzinger and Sharon Osbourne took the helm.
Butthis year there’s going to be a big shake up on the judging panel.
The Sun exclusively revealed that Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh will not appear on this year’s show.
Among the confirmed judges are:
Cheryl was previously tipped to be the favourite to join the
How can you enter The X Factor auditions?
Applications for this year’s X Factor are open and you can apply by uploading a video audition online or sending a video via Whatsapp to 07733 222 927.
Open auditions are now over and took place in Liverpool, Birmingham and London.
Entries closed on June 27, 2018 – but there’s always a small chance that even if you didn’t apply researchers may hear of you and invite you to audition.
For the 2019 series the show is considering scrapping live auditions altogether in favour of Whatsapp and online auditions.