Those of you who enjoy X-Factor will know that Emirates Stadium is where it all began for JLS.

The 2008 finalists got the thumbs-up from Simon Cowell at an audition there two years ago and have since hit the big time with No 1 singles, a chart-topping album and multiple Brit awards.

JLS were back at the Emirates this month to film a Christmas special with Dermot O'Leary. The X-Factor host is an Arsenal season ticket holder while two members of JLS - Aston and JB - are also Gooners.

We caught up with all three and subscribers can now watch these interviews on Arsenal TV Online.

JB and Aston discussed:

  • memories of their Emirates Stadium audition
  • their success since X-Factor
  • why they are Arsenal fans
  • their favourite Arsenal memories
  • the link between footballers and recording artists
  • their thoughts on the latest X-Factor series
  • what the judges are really like

Dermot discussed:

  • Emirates as his ‘second home'
  • why Arsenal are his team
  • the current side
  • the clash between Arsenal games and X-Factor
  • his evolving role as X-Factor host
  • the Arsenal fans in JLS
  • football rivalries on the show
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