PICTURES! X Factor 2014 finalists: Meet the X Factor UK final 12

See who's in the X Factor live shows this year

The X Factor 2014 finalists have been revealed: Meet this year’s X Factor UK final 12 here!

The difficult decisions have been made and the final 12 can now be revealed with three acts from each category through to the lives and one step closer to becoming the winner of The X Factor.

Tonight it was confirmed who’s in the live shows on The X Factor 2014, as the final contestants were announced.

Over the weekend we saw each of the four judges whittle down the acts in their category to just three.

For the Girls, Cheryl Cole picked Lauren Platt, Chloe Jasmine and Steph Nala.

For the Overs, Simon Cowell selected Ben Haenow, Fleur East and Jay James.

For the Boys, Mel B went with Jake Quickenden, Paul Akister and Andrea Faustini.

Finally, for the Groups category, Louis chose Blonde Electra (formerly Blonde Electric), Only The Young and the new Boy band.

The X Factor 2014 live shows begin next Saturday and Sunday on ITV.

Browse pictures of the XFactor 2014 finalists in the live shows below…

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