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X Factor Judges Wowed By Louis Tomlinson Lookalike — Watch!

| Filed under: TV NewsMusic MinuteSimon CowellX FactorOne DirectionLouis Tomlinson

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Is that you, Louis?!

If you plan on tuning in to X Factor UK on Saturday night, you might think your eyes on playing tricks on you!

But no, that isn't One Direction's Louis Tomlinson back to sing for Simon Cowell again — it's just new contestant Matt Terry!

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Unsurprisingly, the judges seem to be pretty wowed by the 23-year-old, and rightfully so as he belted out a wonderful rendition of Ben E. King's Stand By Me!

Ch-ch-check out the preview performance (below) to see more of the 1D lookalike and tune in to ITV both Saturday and Sunday night to catch all the great performances!

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Nick Cannon Responds To 13-Year-Old America's Got Talent Comic's Serious Burn About His Divorce From Mariah Carey!

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America's Got Talent — and also Nick Cannon jokes!

The 13-year-old comedian Lori Mae Hernandez — who previously took a shot at Donald Trump — was back on AGT's semifinals Tuesday night, where she played a dangerous game: making fun of the host!

Video: 'Next Taylor Swift' Grace VanderWaal WOWS Crowd With Another Gorgeous Original!

Joking about Nick's much-publicized divorce from Mariah Carey, the teen quipped:

"I just outgrew Barbies — like Mariah did Nick."


But Nick took the slam in stride, later telling ET:

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'Next Taylor Swift' Grace VanderWaal WOWS America's Got Talent Crowd With Another Gorgeous Original!

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Grace of our heart!

We know America's Got Talent showcases some spectacular acts, but we didn't expect to meet a true future star!

But when Simon Cowell dubbed 12-year-old Grace VanderWaal the "next Taylor Swift" he was onto something — because this girl HAS IT!

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The ukelele player took the stage Tuesday night with yet another brand new original song (see the first two HERE and HERE), and it was the most magical yet!

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the tween hold the crowd in the palm of tiny hand!

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Calvin Harris In Talks To Return To X Factor — Has Simon Cowell Lifted His Lifelong Ban?!

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Back in 2009, Calvin Harris made an enemy of Simon Cowell and got himself banned for life from X Factor UK — but now we're hearing he's actually been forgiven!

He may even be back on the show!

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Harris pissed off the X Factor judge in '09 when he took the stage in the middle of a live performance by Jedward to make fun of the group.

In case you didn't see, he mocked them for their hairstyles by holding a pineapple up to his head. Ouch!

After that act, Cowell banned the 32-year-old and hasn't had him back since, but now a source has come forward and told The Sun that:

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'Next Taylor Swift' Blows America's Got Talent Judges Away With Another Original!

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She's so adorable!

We can't believe it's been two and a half months since America's Got Talent first introduced the world to Grace VanderWaal – to whom Simon Cowell affectionately referred as "the next Taylor Swift".

Now that the reality show is down to the quarter finals, it's time to get another performance from our favorite 12-year-old ukulele player and Grace did not disappoint on Tuesday night!

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Not only did the little songstress slay her performance of her original song Beautiful Thing, which she wrote for her sister, but VanderWaal was praised by the judges, who gave her a standing ovation.

Heidi Klum called the soon to be teen "one in a million" while Howie Mandel one-upped Simon by saying she'll be "bigger than Taylor Swift. I predict you are the biggest star to ever come out of this show."

Ch-ch-check out Grace's moving performance (below) and let us know if you think she'll win it all!

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Zayn Malik Reportedly Writing A One Direction Tell-All That Will Make Simon Cowell 'Furious'! Get The Deets!

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Zayn Malik may have shocked us when he decided to split from One Direction and go solo last year, but he's apparently only getting started with his Pillowtalk.

According to reports, the Like I Would singer is set to write an explosive memoir about his time in the chart-topping boyband, and will be blowing the lid off his former bandmates' clean image!

The 23-year-old, who spent more than five years with the band, will allegedly talk about his more WILD experiences with Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, and Harry Styles in the new tell-all! Yikes!

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Apparently, 1D's boss Simon Cowell will be "furious" with the book, as it intends to shatter the illusion of the 1D's PG image. A source told the Daily Mail on Sunday newspaper:

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Flaming Arrow Trick On America's Got Talent Goes Horribly Wrong — Watch The Judges' Reactions!

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Every year, we're surprised by some of the acts on America's Got Talent that pull off the EXTREMELY dangerous stunts and last night, one couple's luck ran out — but it could have been a whole lot worse!

On Tuesday, Ryan Stock and his fiancée, stuntwoman AmberLynn Walker, took the AGT stage and performed their bit which was supposed to conclude with Walker shooting a flaming arrow at a target sticking out of Stock's mouth, but she missed!

Unfortunately, the stuntwoman accidentally shot her future husband but thankfully Ryan walked away alive and mostly unhurt! The brunette beauty dished on the scary mishap saying:

"In the moment, I thought I had messed up horribly. [But] we reviewed the footage and my aim was on point."

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Apparently, the root of the problem was in the equipment as Stock explained:

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