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X FACTOR JUDGES HOUSES from Friday 3rd Oct - Sunday 5th Oct
Picture Shows: EMILY MIDDLEMAS PERFORMS FOR TINIE TEMPAH AND CHERYL
The route to the live shows draws tantalisingly closer for the remaining 24 X Factor contestants as they jet off to Judges’ Houses in a bid to land a coveted place in the live shows.
Offering a glimpse into the jet set lifestyle that The X Factor winner could have, the four categories travel to glamorous destinations across the world. With just one more chance to impress their mentor, each act will be hoping to convince them that they have the star quality required to reach the finals.
This year the Groups category will jet off to Bermuda to sing for Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell invites the Over 25s category to his home in Los Angeles, the Girls category are hosted by Cheryl Fernandez-Versini in Nice, and the Boys category fly out to Mexico to perform for Mel B.
With crucial decisions to be made, each judge has help at hand from industry figures who know all about what it takes to have a hit record – Louis is joined by former X Factor judge Tulisa, Cheryl enlists renowned rapper and Brit award winner Tinie Tempah. Mel B recruits fellow former Spice Girl, Emma Bunton and Simon reunites with X Factor stalwart Sinitta
As ever, X Factor host Dermot O’Leary will be on hand to congratulate the lucky three, and console those that fall at the final hurdle.
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