Louis auditioned for the X Factor in 2010, performing "Hey There Delilah" by Plain White T's. Louis went through to Bootcamp with three votes from all three judges. Louis sung "Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan. ouis did not make it through Bootcamp as a solo artist, instead he was put into a boy band with Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan. The five boys all agreed on the name One Direction and that is how the sucessful boy band was created.

Louis Tomlinson - X Factor 2010 - Audition HD

Louis Tomlinson - X Factor 2010 - Audition HD

Video Diary Links:Edit


X Factor QuotesEdit

  • "I like girls carrots!" (X Factor Video Diary 2)
  • " 'NO' Jimmy protested!" (X Factor Video Diary 7)
  • "And I'd marry you, Harry, because it rhymes." (X Factor Video Diary 9)
  • "And as for you, stop having curly hair!" (X Factor Video Diary 10)
  • "I'd like to make a shout out ... SHOUT OUT!" (X Factor Video Diary 6)
  • "But we think it's goddamn cool!" (X Factor Video Diary 6)

X Factor FinalEdit

The  boys came 3rd in the X Factor Finals for 2010. They were up against Matt Cardle and Rebecca Ferguson. Although One Direction came third, they did not stop their dreams of becoming international popstars. They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records and they the became the boy band everyone loves.