BEY­ONCÉ & RI­HANNA JOIN FORCES

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FOR­MER X Fac­tor fi­nal­ist Ot­tavio Colum­bro has re­vealed he’s au­di­tion­ing for next year’s Bri­tain’s Got Tal­ent.

Ot­tavio made the XF live shows as part of camp duo Bratavio, but was kicked off dur­ing week one.

The singer is now work­ing on the check­out at his lo­cal Tesco Ex­press but he hasn’t given up hope of be­com­ing a singer. He told me:

“Si­mon Cow­ell told me to do BGT when we left X Fac­tor and

I’m go­ing to do it.

“We were seen as a bit of a joke act on X Fac­tor but I want to show I’m a cred­i­ble artist.”

POP icons and for­mer fren­e­mies Bey­oncé and Ri­hanna are set to record a sin­gle to­gether.

Two of mu­sic’s big­gest power play­ers have agreed to col­lab­o­rate and are now hunt­ing for the per­fect song.

If they get it right it will be a mas­sive smash hit across the world.

And with Bey­oncé mar­ried to JayZ and Ri­hanna signed to the rap­per’s la­bel the chances that the sin­gle could get even more star-stud­ded have to be good!

But be­fore fans get too ex­cited be warned that the singing su­per­stars have agreed that it will never see the light of day if it is any­thing less than amaz­ing.

The fact they now want to work to­gether is even more in­cred­i­ble when you con­sider the on-go­ing ru­mours that Ri­hanna had an af­fair with Jay-Z back in 2005.

My mu­sic in­dus­try source said: “Bey­oncé and Ri­hanna have ac­tu­ally formed a friend­ship over the last year or so and have been in reg­u­lar con­tact about a col­lab­o­ra­tion.

“They know if they get it right it will be the most talked-about track in years. The plan is to get it recorded in time for Bey­oncé’s next al­bum but it all de­pends on find­ing the per­fect hit.”

The pair have an in­cred­i­ble

23 US No.1 singles be­tween them so they know ex­pec­ta­tions will be high and the pres­sure is on.

But they also be­lieve the track will go down in his­tory if they hit the jack­pot.

Just last month Ri­hanna posted a pic­ture with ‘Queen’ Bey­oncé which au­to­mat­i­cally sent fans into a frenzy, beg­ging for a sin­gle. And it ap­pears mir­a­cles do ac­tu­ally come true!

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