Celebrity X Factor line up: All the rumoured contestants so far

Who's on the Celebrity X Factor? Contestants rumoured!

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A celebrity version of The X Factor is on the way for 2019 - who could be on the line up?

X Factor boss Simon Cowell recently revealed plans to postpone the sixteenth regular series of the singing contest in favour of two spin-offs.

One will be a 'champions' edition featuring fan favourites from past years, while the other will feature celebrity contestants.

As yet, no names have been confirmed for the Celebrity show but there have been a number of rumours.

Celebrity X Factor line up rumours

One of the latest rumoured celebrity contestants is Glee star Kevin McHale, best known for his role as Artie Abrams in the hit US TV series between 2009 and 2015.

More rumoured celebs include a group of rugby players: Sports stars Thom Evans, Ben Foden and Levi Davis are said to have formed a group to compete on the new ITV series.

A group of Love Islanders have also apparently signed up.

Reports claim that former Islanders Zara McDermott, Eyal Booker, Wes Nelson and Samira Mighty are set to team up to sing in the competition.

More celebrity contestants are rumoured to include former Strictly Come Dancing pro Brendan Cole, soap actor Jeremy Edwards, The Chase star Jenny 'The Vixen' Ryan, Corrie star Lucy Fallon and chat show icon Ricki Lake.

Also rumoured have been Love Actually star Olivia Olson, reality sensation Gemma Collins, TV personality Megan McKenna and actor John Barrowman.

Vinnie Jones is another name on the reported Celebrity X Factor line up.

According to The Sun, show bosses have set aside a £3 million budget to sign names for the series.

And it's not just for fun: The winner is set to scoop a record deal - just like the regular version.

They'll also compete for the Christmas Number 1 spot, something The X Factor has failed to get close to in recent years.

As for the X Factor 2019 judges, it's rumoured that the panel for both the Celebrity and All Stars series will see three familiar faces.

Alongside Simon, it's said former judges Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger could be set for comebacks.

As for when it will air on TV, no date has been announced yet but The X Factor typically begins in September on ITV.

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