Cheryl Cole To Be Replaced By Alesha Dixon On UK ‘X Factor’?

Cheryl Cole

‘The X Factor’ bosses in the UK have a star in mind to fill the void left by Cheryl Cole as the Girls Aloud star appears to be taking her talents to the U.S. News of the World reports that Alesha Dixon of Mis-Teeq is being eyed for the role. “The obvious advantage of Alesha is that she’s young, sexy and confident and already has experience on a judging panel,” a source said, referring to Dixon’s stint on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.

The entire story at newsoftheworld.co.uk has since been removed.

Alesha Dixon ‘Drummer Boy’ Video

Alesha Dixon 'Drummer Boy' music video

Alesha Dixon is out with the music video to her new single ‘Drummer Boy’, off the former Mis-Teeq member’s third solo album ‘The Entertainer’, out soon on Asylum Records. ‘Drummer Boy’ is out September 5th in the UK. Watch the Ray Kay directed video via YouTube below.

Alesha Dixon ‘Drummer Boy’

Alesha Dixon is out with her new single ‘Drummer Boy’, out September 5th on Asylum Records. The song is off the former Mis-Teeq member’s upcoming third album ‘Unleashed’. Listen via YouTube below.

Alesha Dixon Joins ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Judging Panel

Alesha Dixon has been announced as a new judge on the BBC reality dance competition she won, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Because of that, the former Mis-Teeq star had to reschedule some concert dates. Her MySpace (@aleshamusic) states:

We’re delighted to announce that Alesha Dixon has been asked by the BBC to be part of the Strictly Come Dancing Judging panel in the autumn.

She will be appearing live on BBC1 for 16 weeks every Saturday night! Unfortunately, this means Alesha will have to reschedule three of her autumn tour dates in Lincoln, Southampton and Brighton due to her commitments to the show.

Strictly Come Dancing is very close to Alesha’s heart after winning the show in 2007 and hopes that her amazing fans understand that this is an unmissable opportunity.

Alesha says “I’m so sorry to all my fans for having to change some of my dates. I’m really looking forward to playing live. I can’t wait for the tour to start as I have been working so hard for a long time to achieve my dream of my first solo tour. I hope everyone can understand due to the emotional connection I have with the show, it was an exciting opportunity I could not turn down.”

Dates Changed

November
Mon 16th – LINCOLN ENGINE SHED – 0844 888 8766 (old date 31st Oct)
Tues 17th – SOUTHAMPTON GUILDHALL – 023 8063 2601 (old date 24th Oct)
Thu 19th – BRIGHTON DOME – 01273 709 709 (old date 7th Nov)

Alesha Dixon Discusses Tennis And Touring On ‘GMTV’

Alesha Dixon dropped by ‘GMTV’ to talk about why she’s warming up for Wimbledon, getting lessons from Tim Henman. The former Mis-Teeq member is fronting a campaign to encourage families to hit the tennis courts this summer before a UK tour that comes to Liverpool in October.

Dixon also talked about preparations for her tour this summer. “We just can’t wait to hit the road. We’ve done a couple of our own solo shows recently, and that is the biggest rush and it’s the icing on the cake and why I do what I do,” Dixon said.

The interview video at YouTube has since been removed.

Alesha Dixon ‘Let’s Get Excited’ Video

Alesha Dixon is out with the music video to her new single ‘Let’s Get Excited’, the third release off the former Mis-Teeq member’s second solo album ‘The Alesha Show’, out now on Asylum Records. Watch the Tone Talauega directed video via Alesha’s YouTube channel below.

Alesha Dixon Offers Dancing Tips Online

Alesha Dixon offers dancing tipsAlesha Dixon is featured in a new commercial inviting French fans to listen to NRJ for a chance to attend the former Mis-Teeq star’s private concert at the Pink Paradise in Paris. The ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ champ will be selecting someone to dance with her during the show, and is offering dancing tips online at nrj.fr.

“If you think you’re good enough to dance like me then rendezvous on NRJ to win tickets to my private concert,” Dixon says.

Watch the message below.

The BT Red Nose Climb

As part of this year’s Comic Relief campaign, Kimberley Walsh and Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud, Ronan Keating of Boyzone, Alesha Dixon, and Gary Barlow of Take That are hiking up the tallest mountain in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro. The charity aims to better the lives of those at a disadvantage in both the UK and Africa. Help the celebrities’ cause by sponsoring them and at the official Comic Relief website, rednoseday.com.

Watch a report from ITN taken from the photocall and press conference, featuring comments from the celebrities, below.

Alesha Dixon: Gordon Brown Sexier Than You May Think

Former Mis-Teeq star Alesha Dixon spoke with the Daily Star about her run-in with UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. “It may be a shock but I met him recently and that Scottish brogue is far sexier than you may think,” Dixon said. “He has a twinkle in his eye too.”

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