The single features a whole host of British talent - from Louis Tomlinson and Rita Ora to Louisa Johnson and Emeli Sandé.All proceeds from the charity single will go towards helping those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.The ITV rival also peaked at 6.8 million viewers, in figures recorded across the main channel as well as ITVHD and ITV 1.However the shows did not directly compete - with The X Factor airing an hour after Strictly began, meaning there was a 40-minute overlap.it’ll be must-see TV.'The shows will be tighter, less predictable for viewers and acts will perform across the weekend,' it was concluded.Mail Online has contacted representatives for The X Factor for further comment.It was reported earlier this year that Simon Cowell has made some changes to the show in order to shake up things up for viewers.Launch: This comes after Strictly Come Dancing's launch show on Saturday saw the contestants' professional partners unveiled, as well as the introduction of new head judge Shirley Ballas, and a touching tribute performance to the late Bruce Forsyth Proving a hit with viewers: The first episode of the 2017 series drew in an average of 8.8 million viewers, with figures peaking at a huge 9.5 million - making it the most-watched show on television that day Simon explained he had decided to try a format of less live shows and more of the middle audition stages, to see if its makes a difference to viewers' enjoyment after 14 seasons.
The X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing has long been pitted against each other and on Saturday an average 8.8 million dance fans tuned in to the BBC show, compared to 5.5 million viewers for the ITV series.
He is also hoping to amp up the entertainment value with a-list performances on both nights.
A source told The Sun: 'Simon loves making changes to the show’s format to keep it fresh, so he’s been pitching to producers that the show should ditch the traditional Sunday night format, which is always 15 minutes recapping the previous night’s show, a guest performer, a sing off and an elimination.''He wants the show to mix things up - have guest performers on Saturday’s show, kick out acts on both nights of the weekend…
"I don't know, we'll see."Liam's been very busy lately, what with his much-anticipated debut solo single 'Strip That Down' dropping on Friday (May 19).
Angelicus Choir were formed by celebrated Welsh musical maestro John Hywel Williams and his 79-year-old wife Jean, who tragically died in a car crash two years ago.