PICTURES! The X Factor 2013 auditions - preview the first episode!

The X Factor 2013 auditions start tonight and here's a first look at the hopefuls.

Going before the panel tonight are J Star Valentine, a 19 year old student and part time model from West London.

Duo Silver rock - made up of Tamera Foster a 16 year old student, and Jerrie Bafundila, a 22 year old beauty sales assistant both from London - sing End of Time by Beyonce for the judges.

17 year old from South London Hannah Barrett tries out with Read All About It by Emeli Sande while 36 year old Prison Officer from Leicestershire Sam Bailey shocks the panel with her Beyonce cover.

Rocker Fil Henley makes an impression while 17-year-old Brighton student Alejandro Fernandez-Holt takes on Pink's Perfect to try and make it through to the next stage.

47 year old fitness instructor from Wales Jan Muir gets Nicole Scherzinger up performing with her during the auditions, but will it be enough to get a yes from the former Pussycat Doll?

Finally, Cristian Grigore Spirdon, a 35 year old waiter from London, sings Can’t Get You Out of my Head by Kylie Minogue.

The X Factor 2013 starts tonight at 8PM on ITV and continues tomorrow.

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