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Why 'X Factor UK' contestant Maria Laroco was denied a US Visa

Oct 12, 2018 - 7:14 PM

The Filipina teen was unable to perform at the Judge's House in the US because she wasn't able to get a US visa

NOT QUITE THE END. Maria Loroco says she'll be returning to 'The X Factor UK' – after all, no less than Simon Cowell said so himself. Photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

WATCH: Pinay teen stuns 'X Factor UK' judges with 'Purple Rain' cover

Sep 12, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Judge Simon Cowell gives Maria Laroco 'infinity yeses'

PINOY PRIDE. Maria Laroco shines in her 'X Factor UK' audtions. Screenshot from YouTube.com/TheXFactorUK

WATCH: Alisah Bonaobra returns to 'X Factor UK' as wildcard entry

Oct 29, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Alisah performs Jordin Sparks' 'This Is My Now'

WATCH: 'The Voice PH's Alisah Bonaobra wows 'X Factor UK' judges

Sep 24, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Alisah performs Beyonce's 'Listen' during the X Factor UK auditions

WATCH: Meet the Filipino acts in 'X Factor UK'

Sep 13, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Gaga Lord male group JBK and Elysa V advance to the next round of the show

WATCH: 'X Factor UK' judges play Bond girls for Pinay auditioner

Sep 06, 2017 - 11:11 AM

The aspiring singer s rendition of a Bond song left Simon Cowell feeling like James Bond

BOND GIRLS. Gaga Lord, with the help of Nicole Scherzinger and Alesha Dixon, create their own James Bond title sequence on the X Factor UK audition floor. Screengrab from YouTube.com/TheXFactorUK

Ivy Grace Paredes speaks up after leaving 'X Factor UK'

Sep 29, 2016 - 3:05 PM

The Filipino X Factor contestant clarifies her visa issues and talks about her plans after leaving the competition

IVY GRACE PAREDES. The former 'X Factor UK' contestant speaks up following her withdrawal from the show. Photo courtesy of RTL CBS Entertainment

Before she had to leave 'X Factor UK,' Pinoy Ivy Grace Paredes wowed judges one more time

Sep 28, 2016 - 1:48 PM

Filipino Ivy Grace Paredes sings Whitney Houston s I Have Nothing before withdrawing from the competition due to visa issues

IVY GRACE PAREDES. Filipino contestant ivy Grace belts it out at 'The X Factor UK' Six Chair Challenge. Photo courtesy of RTL CBS Entertainment

Filipino Ivy Grace Paredes withdraws from 'X Factor'

Sep 21, 2016 - 8:56 PM

A spokesperson from The X Factor UK confirms that Ivy Grace Paredes will not make it to the Judges Houses portion of the competition because of visa issues

IVY GRACE PAREDES. Ivy withdraws from 'The X Factor UK' due to problems with her US visa. Photo courtesy of RTL-CBS Asia

WATCH: Filipino singer Ivy Grace Paredes wows 'X-Factor UK' judges

Sep 12, 2016 - 2:12 PM

Ivy Grace sings Whitney Houston s All The Man That I Need

4th Impact: More about the PH girl group, their plans after 'X Factor UK'

Dec 18, 2015 - 7:27 PM

Almira Mylene and Celina talk about concert plans and their X Factor UK experience

4TH IMPACT. The girls may not have won the competition, but they're still chasing their dreams. Screengrab from Twitter/4thImpactMusic

WATCH: 4th Impact performs at 'X Factor UK' season finale

Dec 14, 2015 - 9:24 PM

4th Impact performs with the other finalists from the season at the big finale Louisa Johnson is announced the winner of The X Factor UK season 12

4TH IMPACT. The girls perform on more time on the 'X Factor' stage, opening the season 12 finalists' performance. Screengrab from YouTube/The X Factor UK

PH group 4th Impact eliminated from 'X Factor UK'

Nov 30, 2015 - 9:08 AM

Two of four judges vote to keep 4th Impact on the show but ultimately 4th Impact is eliminated while Lauren Murray advances to the top 4

10 things to know about 'X Factor UK' Pinoy girl group 4th Impact

Nov 29, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Meet Almira Mylene Irene and Celina sisters from the Philippines who made waves as contestants on X Factor UK

4TH IMPACT. The Goyallan sisters are making their way to the top on 'The X Factor.' Screengrab from RTL CBS Entertainment

WATCH: PH group 4th Impact performs 'I'll Be There' on X Factor UK

Nov 29, 2015 - 1:01 PM

Almira one of the members showcases her whistling skills

PH group 4th Impact makes it to 'X Factor UK' top 5

Nov 23, 2015 - 10:16 AM

Anton Stephans is eliminated Plus a minor incident has fans defending 4th Impact against Lauren Murray – but the artists quickly clear that up on Twitter

WATCH: PH group 4th Impact rocks Christina Aguilera hit on 'X Factor UK'

Nov 22, 2015 - 12:08 PM

Despite a bout of homesickness the girls slay their performance and make it to the top 6 Mason Noise is eliminated plus Ed Sheeran drops by for a performance

4TH IMPACT. The ladies perform Christina Aguilera's 'Ain't No Other Man' in the 4th live performance week. Screengrab from YouTube/X-Factor UK

4th Impact makes it to 'X Factor UK' Top 7

Nov 16, 2015 - 11:15 AM

Monica Michael and Max Stone are eliminated from the show plus there s a performance by One Direction

WATCH: PH group 4th Impact performs Beyonce's 'Work It Out' on 'X Factor UK'

Nov 15, 2015 - 9:31 PM

One of members Celina faints before the show – but the group pushes on to deliver an explosive performance earning a standing ovation from all 4 judges

Filipino-British singer Seann Miley Moore eliminated from 'X Factor UK'

Nov 09, 2015 - 9:19 PM

Filipino girl group 4th Impact makes it through to the next round

WATCH: 4th Impact performs Ariana Grande's 'Problem' on 'X Factor UK'

Nov 01, 2015 - 4:59 PM

The girls perform in the show s live competition

Filipino group 4th Impact makes to Top 12 of 'X Factor UK'

Oct 25, 2015 - 8:26 PM

The group formerly known as 4th Power is chosen by Cheryl Fernandez Versini for the live shows

Pinoy acts impress 'X Factor UK' judges

Sep 15, 2015 - 4:37 PM

Are any of these acts the next One Direction or Cher Lloyd?

GIRL POWER. Neneth Lyons, Jenesa Gill, and 4th Power move on to the boot camp round of 'The X Factor UK' series 12. Screengrabs from The X Factor UK

Pinoy girl group 4th Power on controversial 'X Factor' bid: 'We're chasing our dreams'

Sep 04, 2015 - 12:12 PM

Some viewers blast the ladies of 4th Power saying that they are already seasoned performers with plenty of experience But a spokesperson for the show says they went through the same audition process as everyone else

4TH POWER. The girl group says that they are still looking for their big break, which is why they joined 'The X Factor UK' in spite of performing professionally before. Screengrab from YouTube/This Morning

Simon Cowell victim of hoax

Nov 27, 2012 - 12:54 PM

He is one of the victims of swatting hoaxes in Hollywood

NO DISTURBANCE AT ALL. Simon Cowell (right) with fellow X-Factor US judges LA Reid, Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. Image from the Simon Cowell Facebook page