BIG NAMES NEEDED TO BUMP UP FALLING RAT­INGS

Daily Star Sunday - - FRONT PAGE - Ora Louis Tom­lin­son Rob­bie Wil­liams Lit­tle Mix, James Arthur Rak-Su Murs, Rita Ch­eryl Tweedy Olly Liam Payne

CHLOE Mead­ows is hop­ing Love Is­land win­ners Dani Dyer and Jack Fin­cham will join TOWIE.

Chloe said: “My friend’s brother went out with Dani so I know her a bit.

“I would love TOWIE-meets-Love Is­land. I think it would be great.”

ARC­TIC Mon­keys have been thrilling ★

crowds across the UK on their lat­est tour. And they didn’t dis­ap­point at Lon­don’s O2 Arena. They mixed tracks from new al­bum Tran­quil­ity Base Ho­tel & Casino with hits such as I Bet You Look Good On The Dance­floor.

HE’S stripped off on The ★

Dream­boys tour, now Jake Quick­enden wants to do The Real Full Monty for char­ity.

The hunk said: “I would love to do The Real Full Monty, es­pe­cially af­ter my Dream­boys train­ing. “I’ve been in talks be­fore but it just wasn’t pos­si­ble.

“I watched the show and I think it’s a great idea for such an amaz­ing cause. Plus, view­ers don’t get to see your junk so I would def­i­nitely do it.” James “Arg” Ar­gent, John Par­tridge and Jeff Bra­zier were among the celebs who took part in the ITV spe­cial ear­lier this year. STEPS singer can’t be­lieve she kept her solo al­bum se­cret for two years. Re­veal­ing that her son Char­lie al­most let it slip, Claire said: “We record Steps vo­cals sep­a­rately so peo­ple prob­a­bly thought I was do­ing that. We tried to keep it se­cret but Char­lie told his friends that ‘mummy was go­ing solo’. Thank­fully it never got out.” Claire’s de­but solo sin­gle On My Own is out now.

SI­MON Cow­ell and X Fac­tor bosses are count­ing on a long list of past judges and con­tes­tants to com­bat falling rat­ings.

I can re­veal that big-name stars in­clud­ing Madonna, Cher, Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber and Ari­ana Grande will be ap­proached to sing on the live shows.

But it is UK acts from within the XF fam­ily who are be­ing re­lied on to take on Strictly in the rat­ings. For­mer judges

and and cur­rent pan­el­lists

and

are all ex­pected to sing. For­mer XF win­ners

and are all pro­vi­sion­ally booked in to per­form new sin­gles.

So too is 2009 run­ner-up

who will pro­mote his up-and-com­ing fifth al­bum, de­spite jump­ing ship to coach on ri­val show The Voice.

Louis’ for­mer One Di­rec­tion band­mate is also in talks, with more of the group ru­moured to follow. Acts from out­side the XF fold on Si­mon’s hit list in­clude Calvin Har­ris, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, Ge­orge Ezra and Jess Glynne. Labrinth, who is signed to Si­mon’s record la­bel Syco, is also lined up.

My source said: “A few years back the big­gest pop stars in the world wanted to per­form on X Fac­tor but now they have to bat­tle with Strictly who are pulling in an ex­tra four mil­lion view­ers. “Iconic A-lis­ters are po­ten­tially pro­mot­ing new mu­sic and up for grabs.

“But it will be past and present judges and for­mer con­tes­tants who Si­mon and co will rely on week in, week out.”

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