PICTURES! X Factor 2013 final 24 revealed - meet the judges' houses contestants

The X Factor 2013 final 24 have been revealed, with just six acts remaining in each of the four categories.

Over the past two days the 100 or so successful auditionees have been through a dramatic and emotional process, singing twice for the judges to win a spot in the penultimate round.

Next weekend each judge will have to pick only three to progress through to the live shows which start later in October.

The acts remaining include Nicole's six girls: Melanie Mccabe, Abi Alton, Tamera Foster, Relley Clarke, Jade Richards and Hannah Barrett

The Final 6 Overs with Sharon Osbourne: Sam Bailey, Lorna Simpson, Joseph Whelan, Shelley Smith, Andrea Magee and Zoe Devlin

Gary Barlow's set of six groups: Brick City, Rough Copy, Kingsland, Xyra, Code 4 and a new girl group.

And finally, Louis Walsh and his boys: Sam Callahan, Paul Akister, Nicholas Mcdonald, Ryan Mathie, Luke Friend and Giles Potter​.

Which category do you think is the strongest? Who do you want to see make the live shows? Add your comments!

Browse snaps of the XFactor UK final 24 below...

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