X Factor Australia is a music reality show. It is inspired by the UK based reality series with the same name. The first season of the show was premiered on 6 February 2005 on Ten Network. The show was dropped due to poor ratings. The second season was later was later aired on Seven Network on TV3. X Factor Australia is produced by Fremantle Media Australia.
X Factor Australia Judges
The original X Factor Australia Judges included Mark Holden, Kate Ceberano, and John Reid. In 2010, the new X Factor Australia Judges consisted of Natalie Imbruglia, Ronan Keating Mel B, Kylie Sandilands and Guy Sebastian. Natalie and Kyle did not appear in the panel of season 3, While Natalie Bassigswight and Mel B joined in. This was followed by joining od Redfoo and Danmi Minogue in the season 5 of the show.
X Factor Australia witnesses a constant shuffle in the panel of judges in ongoing seasons, and there was a return of Sebastian in season 7, and an entry of Chris Isack and James Blunt while Keating, Redfoo, and Bassingwaighte had left the panel.
The season 8 judges for X factor Australia include Adam Lambert, Sebastian and Iggy Azalea.
X Factor Australia aims to recognize and identify new singing talent. Weightage is also given to stage presence, appearance, and personality of the performer. Judges are assigned to one category that they are required to mentor through helping to select songs, the style and also staging, while also judging the other categories.
X Factor Australia 2017 Auditions Requirement
The initial X Factor Australia auditions are done in front of the producers before the show is aired. Candidates that are successful are called back by the producers, and will perform in front of a panel of judges and also a live audience.
Majority ‘Yes’ votes are needed by the acts from the panel of judges. If they are four judges present, the number of yes votes will have to be 3.
The expected X Factor Australia 2017 auditions requirement is that participant has to give a solo performance and should also be above 14 years with no upper age limit.
Will There Be X Factor Australia 2017 Auditions?
Hopefully, X Factor Australia will return again in 2017. If you have a singing talent to show, then be prepared for it!
X Factor Australia 2017 Online Auditions
Details for the X Factor 2017 Online Auditions are yet to get announced. We will update when they the dates are announced.
X Factor Australia 2017 Auditions Location
The location for the auditions of X Factor 2017 is also yet to be revealed. But it expected to happen at Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, Orange, Gold Coast, Sydney, Brisbane, Wagga Wagga, Gosford, Toowoomba, Port Macquarie, Bundaberg, Cairns, Darwin, Adelaide, Perth, Bunbury, and Melbourne.