PICTURES! The X Factor 2012 live show countdown begins...

X Factor 2012 judges

Here's some sexy new snaps of The X Factor 2012 judges, as the series gears up for its live shows!

Sunday night saw the X Factor 2012 finalists revealed, as the judges chose which acts in their category to take through to the finals.

This Saturday the X Factor will go live for the first time this series as the final twelve perform and the wild card result is announced.

But who will get to join the finalists in the competition and, more importantly, who will become the first singer booted out?

The X Factor 2012 goes live from 8PM on Saturday night on ITV1.

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