X Factor 2017 auditions: Apply for The X Factor next year

How to audition for The X Factor 2017 next year - Series 14

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You can apply NOW for The X Factor 2017 which will air next year on ITV

The channel previously confirmed at least three more series of The X Factor and applications for Series 14 next year are already open.

Even if the final this year was only a few hours ago.

X Factor host Dermot O'Leary has kicked off the call for talented singers to audition for the upcoming series.

The X Factor 2016 open auditions in Manchester this weekend

"Did you know that popstars discovered by The X Factor have had 40 Number 1s? So if you see yourself at the top of the charts, apply now for the only show that creates worldwide stars," he said.

Once again you can register to audition either in person at one of a number of cities in the UK - Belfast, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newquay and Newcastle -or audition online by simply uploading a video.

The age limit is 16 once again but you can still apply if you're 15 right now, so long as you'll be sixteen years of age or over by the 1 July 2017. Note, those under 18 must have their parent's/guardian's permission to apply.

As always, solo singers, groups and duos can all audition and as long as you're old enough there aren't really any other restrictions.

So if you think you've got what it takes you can apply right this second at application.xfactor.tv.

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If you're not too sure yet, or want time to record a video, don't panic as there's still AGES to go yet until applications close: The deadline for online X Factor 2017 applications is currently 1 July 2017 at 23:59.

As well as the online applications there are likely to be the usual open try outs in select cities later in the Spring where you can just rock up and perform on a whim if that takes your fancy.

The X Factor 2017 will air on ITV next autumn.

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