The eleventh UK series of The X Factor began on ITV on 30 August 2014. Mel B mentored the Boys, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini mentored the Girls, Simon Cowell mentored the Over 25s and Louis Walsh mentored the Groups.The 12 chosen finalists were Paul Akister, Andrea Faustini, Jake Quickenden, Chloe Jasmine, Stephanie Nala, Lauren Platt, Fleur East, Ben Haenow, Jay James, Blonde Electra, Stereo Kicks and Only The Young. Contestants in this category are male soloists aged between 14 and 25.In a new and revealing interview, the brunette branded herself a 'fool for love' while simultaneously keeping her cards close to her chest on her business plans for 2017 - and more specifically her future with the X Factor.'I'm a lion in most aspects of my life,' Nicole told The Mirror on Sunday. Now that I'm older I'm trying to be kinder to myself.' True to her so-called lioness tendencies, the brunette was more considered and protective about her career moves. Create.' she wrote, as she was seen leaning over a mixing table, deep in thought.
In mid-2013 Jessica Batist and Clarissa White joined the group, and now a four-piece once again the group are working on their debut studio album, due to be released in 2014.
The group was formed after all members applied as solo candidates for the seventh series of The X Factor in 2010, but failed to qualify for the "Girls" category.
The judges, after a suggestion by Cowell, put them together in a band, qualifying for the Groups category. As a result of the public vote, they were put in bottom three and had to sing in the final showdown on 17 October, after Storm Lee polled the least amount of votes and was eliminated.
Belle Amie were an English pop girl group based in London, consisting of members Esther Campbell, Jessica Batist, Clarissa White, and Sophia Wardman.
They were formed during the seventh series of The X Factor in 2010.